The Tax Foundation released its annual ranking of states on their overall business tax climate and placed Connecticut 47th in the country, besting both New York and New Jersey but falling short of other Northeastern neighbors. The rankings were based on personal...
“Before lawmakers demand one more cent from Connecticut’s taxpayers… we respectfully ask them first to ensure that they’re spending the money we’ve already entrusted to them wisely.”
-Carol Platt Liebau at May Press Briefing at the Capitol
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The Fitch Files: Why is the International Association of Fire Fighters getting millions from a charity?
IAFF President Harold Schaitberger at the 2012 IAFF Convention Every year, fire fighters across the country participate in the Fill the Boot campaign, standing outside stores or on street corners raising cash for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Since 1954 the...
On Thursday October 15, Yankee Institute held an online forum with four renowned economists who discussed the current and future state of both Connecticut’s economy and the national economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic downturn. Below is...
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