The Connecticut Parents Union filed a lawsuit in federal court on February 20 against the state of Connecticut alleging racial quotas meant to keep the state’s magnet schools diverse are actually preventing minority students from gaining access to those schools. The lawsuit is the second of its kind making its way through ...
Celebrate Yankee’s Thirtieth Anniversary
Yankee is turning 30! Please join us for lunch as we commemorate three decades of improving lives through freedom and opportunity. We’ll be honoring a few individuals as “Yankee Champions of Freedom” for their extraordinary contributions to our state.
Special guest Dan Lovallo will be joining us to host this event to benefit Yankee’s ongoing efforts.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 | 11:30 am
The Hartford Club | 46 Prospect Street
Tickets are $80 per person and $700 per table. Click here to save your place today!
Contact Jessica@YankeeInstitute.org or (860) 282-0722 with any questions.
The Cincinnatus Award- Sen. Jason Welch
The Alumni Award- Brian Bolduc
The Citizen Activist Award- Cathy Ludlum and Gwen Samuel
The Free Enterprise in Action Award- Kevin North
The Truth Teller Award- Chris Powell
Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget proposes shifting 25 percent of the “normal cost” of teacher pensions onto towns and cities, but distressed municipalities will only have to shoulder 5 percent, which means the City of Hartford will have to pay far less in teacher pension costs than neighboring South Windsor. Combined ...