HARTFORD – A new poll of likely voters shows strong support for Governor Malloy’s proposed spending cuts but strong opposition to his proposed tax increases. 57% of voters think the budget deficit should be addressed
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.
HARTFORD – The conviction of Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez on corruption charges brings attention to the practice of trading political support for government jobs. A Yankee Institute review of members of the Hartford Democratic Town
HARTFORD – The Yankee Institute announces that it has updated its CTSunlight.org website by adding 2009 payroll data for all state employees. The data shows that 1,293 state employees earned more than Gov. Jodi Rell’s
HARTFORD – A new report released today by the Yankee Institute warns that Connecticut’s true unfunded liability for pension and other retirement benefits is much bigger than widely assumed. Connecticut’s pension system serving 175,000 active
by Fergus Cullen and Tamara Tragakiss, Published in the Hartford Courant on September 1, 2009 ‘Thank You for Smoking,” Christopher Buckley’s satirical novel turned Hollywood comedy, overlooked the biggest smoking addict of all: state governments.