*For full charts, graphs and data please download the PDF* EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Connecticut’s state government administers retirement benefits for state employees, teachers, and those in the judicial system. These three groups include about 175,000 working
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HARTFORD – More than a thousand state employees are paid more than Gov. M. Jodi Rell, according to data now available to the public at www.CTsunlight.org, and a dozen earn an annual salary of more
HARTFORD – The Connecticut Department of Corrections hired Huggles the Clown for $600. The Department of Veteran’s Affairs spent $1,210 on New York Yankees tickets. A total of 1,137 state employees are paid more than
HARTFORD – A new poll conducted by the Yankee Institute for Public Policy shows that Connecticut residents oppose the national health care overhaul being debated in Congress. Connecticut residents oppose the current bills in Congress
HARTFORD – The Yankee Institute’s new report on the Citizens’ Election Program “Slanting the Playing Field: Connecticut’s Publicly Funded Campaign System”, authored by Heath W. Fahle, details how the Citizens’ Election Program (CEP) has further
November 19, 2009 – by Tamara Tragakiss Download the Report Now! Executive SummaryA dog’s life in Connecticut may be cheap, but it’s not free. Towns charge owners a dog license fee that is set by