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
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HARTFORD – More than a thousand state employees are paid more than Gov. M. Jodi Rell, according to data now available to the public at www.CTsunlight.org, and a dozen earn an annual salary of more
November 19, 2009 – by Tamara Tragakiss Download the Report Now! Executive SummaryA dog’s life in Connecticut may be cheap, but it’s not free. Towns charge owners a dog license fee that is set by
You heard it first on WTIC 1080 with Jim Vicevich! Discover Simple, Private Sharing at Drop.io Here is the brand new publication from the Yankee Institute for Public Policy – the list of all of
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.
Download the results from the Yankee Institute Poll now! NEW POLL: CONNECTICUT VOTERS SAY CUT SPENDING HARTFORD – A brushfire poll conducted by the Yankee Institute shows that Connecticut voters overwhelming favor cutting state spending
The Yankee Institute’s new study “The Care and Feeding of Connecticut’s Congressmen” has taxpayers grumbling all across Connecticut today as they learn about how their Member of Congress spends their hard-earned tax dollars. Among the
TRANSPARENCY FOR THE FIRST TIME Published on August 8, 2009 by the Yankee Institute for Public Policy How much responsibility does any single member of Congress have for the $3 trillion Federal budget? It’s impossible
Published July 16, 2009 by the Yankee Institute for Public Policy “There is a danger to the euphoria that surrounds an unexpected source of revenue. This is the first session since I have been here
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.