President Carol Liebau’s op-ed was published in the Connecticut Post on May 7, 2021. Connecticut state lawmakers embarked on the budgetary equivalent of a trip to Foxwoods when they voted to create a new, separate tax on
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Today’s U.S. Census Bureau announcement that Connecticut was the slowest-growing state in the Northeast over the past decade should sound warning bells in every corner of our state government. The best indicator of a state’s economic health
Yankee Institute’s President, Carol Platt Liebau, was cited in CT Examiner’s article on the six bills to watch on March 25, 2021. Anna Elizabeth writes: House Bill 6175, An Act Concerning Educational Access and Opportunity Scholarships,
Yankee Institute’s Investigative Reporter, March Fitch, was cited in the CT Examiner’s article on slush funds preserving state government’s excesses on March 25, 2021. Chris Powell writes: These slush funds can only worsen the excesses
Yankee Institute research was cited in The New York Time’s article on Shelton, CT as an up-and-coming city in Fairfield County on March 17, 2021. Susan Hodara writes: The city is also luring new businesses,
Three decades have passed since the historic budget crisis that culminated in the creation of Connecticut’s personal income tax.The tax was enacted out of desperation: a roaring private sector buoyed a multi-year explosion in state