To Tell the Truth: It’s Another Winner!

No state can thrive without fearless commentators who are willing to speak truth to power, and who opine on the facts with clarity and conviction. For that reason, Yankee is proud to bestow the

Truth Teller Award – For a journalist who consistently comments on Connecticut policy and politics with candor, integrity and fearless dedication

to Chris Powell, managing editor and columnist at “North-Central Connecticut’s hometown newspaper,” the Journal-Inquirer.

Join us to see Chris Powell accept his award at Yankee’s 30th anniversary celebration on Thursday, October 9!

CMS deals blow to unions that had been automatically deducting dues from Medicaid-paid home healthcare workers

Home Care Daily highlights a report from the Yankee Institute on union deductions.

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Second Lawsuit Targets Connecticut Magnet School Racial Quotas

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 ...

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