Save the Sound, one of Connecticut’s environmental advocacy groups pushing hard for the Transportation and Climate Initiative program, is ramping up their lobbying efforts in September, according to filings with the Office of State Ethics.
EAST HARTFORD – A new Quinnipiac poll highlights how badly Connecticut’s people have been hurt by state government’s tax-and-spend policies. After being subjected to the largest tax increase in history in 2011 along with 77
Connecticut’s State Business Tax Climate is one of the worst in the nation according to a new ranking by the Tax Foundation. The Washington, D.C.- based think tank rated CT’s business tax climate as #42
The State Policy Network recently published a compilation of public policy ideas that are working to create jobs, reduce the size of government, and expand personal liberty in states across America. It reads like a
Deputy Director Heath W. Fahle highlights the new tools available to residents to determine whether moving to a new state is a good idea in his column for CT News Junkie this week: One can’t
The top line numbers from the jobs report last Friday were heartening: The unemployment rate fell to 7.3% nationally as hiring increased significantly compared to the July 2013 numbers. A closer look at the data,
The Hartford Courant published a commentary piece by Yankee Institute Deputy Director Heath Fahle on Sunday, August 25, touting both the strengths and weaknesses of life in Connecticut. The takeaway? It’s a great place to
The Cato Institute’s Jim Powell examines how the once-prosperous Connecticut economy became one of the worst performing in the nation. His answer? Misguided big government policies that squandered the state’s proud legacy of entrepreneurship and
EAST HARTFORD – The new study by Arthur Laffer and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is the latest independent assessment reaching the same conclusion: Connecticut’s economy is among the very worst in the nation.
It turns out that rising taxes and non-existent growth are not desirable traits for business. CEO Magazine, a trade magazine for business leaders, ranked Connecticut the 45th best (?) state for business in 2013. Texas