The gimmicky gas tax cut adopted unanimously by the General Assembly in March, and extended to December 1 as part of the state budget, may be delivering less savings than promised. Connecticut suspended its 25-cent-per-gallon
WEST HARTFORD – At a breakfast organized by the Yankee Institute, author Jeff Benedict predicted the eventual collapse of Foxwoods as one of Connecticut’s most lucrative enterprises.
by Dr. Lewis Andrews As the Bush tax cuts become a central issue of the midterm elections, more and more people are asking why President Obama, in refusing to extend them for “the rich,” has
HARTFORD – The Yankee Institute’s Raising Hale media project highlighted the fact that every member of the State Senate has a leadership position that entitles them to extra pay. Check out the full Senate leadership
HARTFORD – The Yankee Institute’s media project Raising Hale highlighted the fact that the State House of Representatives is populated by more leaders than there are rank-and-file members. Here is the full breakdown: State House
HARTFORD – The Yankee Institute’s media project, Raising Hale, is our repository for investigative reports on Connecticut’s state government. The website, www.RaisingHale.com, features articles and videos that break news and address topics not covered elsewhere.
Rocky Hill, CT – Yankee Institute Executive Director Fergus Cullen appeared on the Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s “State Fiscal Issues” panel on Friday, September 10, 2010 at the Rocky Hill Marriott. With the State
First featured on our Nickels and Dimes: Connecticut’s Taxes pamphlet, this growth of state government graph over the last four decades highlights how spending has dramatically outpaced median income growth and population growth over the
HARTFORD – The Yankee Institute announces the launch of Raising Hale, a new source of investigative reporting for Connecticut. The website, www.RaisingHale.com, will feature articles and videos that break news and address topics not covered
HARTFORD – The number of retired state employees collecting annual pensions of more than $100,000 has risen to 299 people, a new analysis by the Yankee Institute shows. Of those, 81 individuals receive more than