Governor Ned Lamont on Wednesday unveiled a “series of tax cuts” he’s proposing as part of his FY2023 budget. The plan, which centers on the governor’s 2018 pledge to reduce property taxes, is heavy on
Because of the quarantine restrictions imposed by executive order, it will be impossible for Tucker Carlson to come to Connecticut on November 14th. The Yankee Institute Champions of Freedom gala has therefore been postponed. Please
Mark Cusson, the former nurse at Whiting Forensic Hospital who was convicted in court of abusing patient William Shehadi, is collecting an $88,229 pension while serving his sentence, according to the state’s Open Pension website.
The Connecticut state government may have a website problem, but state official are working to address it as soon as possible. A link for “Core Standards for Teachers” posted on Connecticut’s government website under “Curriculum
Because of recent events, many Americans may be observing this Fourth of July in a more solitary or sober way than has previously been their custom. At Yankee Institute, we mark America’s Independence Day with celebration and thanksgiving.
Staggering employment numbers released by the Connecticut Department of Labor show that during the month of April, Connecticut lost twice as many jobs as it created in 10 years, putting the state back on its
The newly-formed Council of Non-Essential Businesses have filed a Freedom of Information request for all documents related to the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group, a panel put together by Gov. Ned Lamont to help advise the
Connecticut union activists are planning a drive-by rally outside the homes of Connecticut’s wealthiest individuals in Greenwich on Thursday, May 21, calling for increasing taxes on the rich to plug an estimated $7 billion budget
Connecticut spent more money per public-school student in 2018 than nearly every other state in the country, according to newly-released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Connecticut spent $20,635 per student, with only New York
The state Department of Economic and Community Development released industry specific sector guidelines for businesses that will be permitted to reopen on May 20, the date of the first of four phases of the reopening.