The US economy has officially recovered the private-sector jobs lost at the beginning of the pandemic, but Connecticut’s slow growth means it still has a way to go. June job numbers, released last week by
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.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report is a non-partisan effort to increase the public’s and policymaker’s understanding of the recently enacted American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), the so called “stimulus bill,” as well as
As Governor M. Jodi Rell and the General Assembly seek to close the existing state budget deficit and adopt a balanced budget for the next fiscal biennium, various proposals call for increasing taxes on the
You're sensitive to the environment. You reduce, reuse, and recycle. But to a group of radical environmentalists and state legislators, you are an ecological sinner if you carry your groceries home in a plastic bag.
As we enter the season in which many towns are voting on their budgets, more schools than ever are asking for increases to cover school technology spending. Some parents are delighted by the prospect of
HARTFORD – With the poor economy continuing to be a burden on Connecticut’s citizens, the Yankee Institute’s Policy Director, Heath W. Fahle, called the budget proposal announced this morning by Democratic legislators a “death sentence”