The Avon Taxpayers Association asked the Yankee Institute to conduct a comparative analysis of compensation levels for Avon public sector employees. Specifically, the Avon Taxpayers were interested in how compensation for unionized teachers compared to
Yankee Institute is a 501(c)(3) research and citizen education organization that does not accept government funding. Yankee Institute develops and advances free-market, limited-government solutions in Connecticut. As one of America’s oldest state-based think tanks, Yankee is a leading advocate for smart, limited government; fairness for taxpayers; and an open road to opportunity.
by Fergus Cullen and Tamara Tragakiss, Published in the Hartford Courant on September 1, 2009 ‘Thank You for Smoking,” Christopher Buckley’s satirical novel turned Hollywood comedy, overlooked the biggest smoking addict of all: state governments.
Yankee Institute’s Policy Director Welcomes the District Court Ruling HARTFORD – District Court Judge Stefan R. Underhill ruled today that the Citizens’ Election Program (CEP), Connecticut’s Public Financing Scheme for political candidates, is unconstitutional. Yankee
Download the results from the Yankee Institute Poll now! NEW POLL: CONNECTICUT VOTERS SAY CUT SPENDING HARTFORD – A brushfire poll conducted by the Yankee Institute shows that Connecticut voters overwhelming favor cutting state spending
By Fergus Cullen – This article was originally published on Sunday, August 23, 2009, by the New Haven Register. U.S. Rep. Christopher S. Murphy, D-5, sent more mail at taxpayer expense than any other member of
The Yankee Institute’s new study “The Care and Feeding of Connecticut’s Congressmen” has taxpayers grumbling all across Connecticut today as they learn about how their Member of Congress spends their hard-earned tax dollars. Among the