The Connecticut Senate and House of Representatives both voted to extend Gov. Ned Lamont’s emergency executive powers through September, although several Democrats broke ranks and voted with Republicans against the extension. Republicans argued that Connecticut’s
Marc E. Fitch
Marc E. Fitch is the author of several books and novels including Shmexperts: How Power Politics and Ideology are Disguised as Science and Paranormal Nation: Why America Needs Ghosts, UFOs and Bigfoot. Marc was a 2014 Robert Novak Journalism Fellow and his work has appeared in The Federalist, American Thinker, The Skeptical Inquirer, World Net Daily and Real Clear Policy. Marc has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Western Connecticut State University. Marc can be reached at Marc@YankeeInstitute.org
After eight months of trying to hire staff, the owner of the small sandwich and burger joint Blue Cactus Grill closed his location in Fairfield with a message for Connecticut lawmakers: “We hope the state
An estimated 250 protesters gathered in the rain at the Capitol today to rally against the continuation of Gov. Ned Lamont’s emergency powers and carrying signs against mask-wearing mandates for school children. Lamont has asked
Connecticut’s economic troubles since the 2008 recession are well known. The state has experienced some of the lowest job growth and personal income growth in the country during a time when the national economy surged.
State employee contract negotiations between the governor’s administration and government unions typically happen in secret, but part of that negotiation is playing out in public as various government employee unions plan to picket the governor’s
Rhode Island closed out its legislative session for the summer without passing the Transportation and Climate Initiative, leaving Massachusetts and Washington D.C. as the sole participants in the regional cap and trade system for transportation