The number of people working or looking for work in Connecticut, known as the labor force, decreased by about 3,000 people, according to the latest jobs numbered released Monday by the state Department of Labor.
A Better Place to Die: Reforming Connecticut’s Estate TaxBy Suzanne Bates, Policy DirectorFor footnotes and sources, please download the .pdf file above.Summary Connecticut is one of only 14 states that has an estate tax. It
Connecticut spent $119 million on state employee overtime during the first six months of fiscal year 2016, but that number does not include overtime for employees in the Departments of Transportation or Motor Vehicles. Citing
The cost of building a rail line between New Haven and Springfield, Mass., continues to rise, even as transportation needs in Fairfield County go unmet. At its most recent meeting, the State Bond Commission approved
This week the state legislature met to undo some of the damage that they did during the last legislative session. In the late evening on Tuesday, after several hours of debate, lawmakers approved a deficit
Yankee Institute Policy Brief$60 a Second: Connecticut’s Outmigration ProblemBy Suzanne Bates, Policy Director, Yankee InstituteNovember 2015For charts and data, please download the attached pdf.IntroductionIn just two years – from 2011 to 2013 – more than