Gov. Ned Lamont’s push to ease occupational licensing requirements for military spouses and people moving into the state received support from the Office of Military Affairs, the American Civil Liberties Union, independent contractors and business
Yankee Institute is grateful to Gov. Ned Lamont and his team for their work, thus far, in trying to mitigate the economic damage being wrought on Connecticut during this time of crisis and for their
A new study from the Virginia-based Institute for Justice estimates Connecticut’s occupational licensing laws are costing the state 48,000 jobs.
If legislation to construct a third casino in East Windsor passes, a blackjack dealer will have to pay more to the state for a gaming license than the developers of the estimated $300 million resort.
Connecticut has too much red tape, and this year lawmakers from both parties are taking action to cut it. Unemployment for people ages 25 to 34 in Connecticut is abysmal, one of the 10 worst
Many important bills are making their way through the state legislature and several have been passed out of committee. Some of them are good, others bad. These proposed bills will have a big impact on
In recent years, Connecticut has not been friendly to business or entrepreneurship, particularly start-up activity. In fact, in a new survey of small businesses conducted by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, more than nine
When Liz Wilson submitted her final test results to become a marriage and family therapist in early September, she thought she would be able to receive her license from the Department of Public Health within