A long-standing state statute from 1957 requires labor unions to file annual reports with Connecticut’s Department of Labor, but DOL has no record of any such reports, according to a Freedom of Information request. The
Yankee Institute’s program “The Care and Feeding of Connecticut’s Congressmen” has taxpayers grumbling all across Connecticut as they learn about how their Members of Congress spend their hard-earned tax dollars. The project posted every line
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
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
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
TRANSPARENCY FOR THE FIRST TIME Published on August 8, 2009 by the Yankee Institute for Public Policy How much responsibility does any single member of Congress have for the $3 trillion Federal budget? It’s impossible
This manual is designed to help local politicians, taxpayer activists, and concerned citizens to lower onerous property taxes by organizing to reduce local budgets, both for their towns and schools.