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Yankee Institute testified on twenty-three bills this week in our continuing effort to give you a voice in the state capitol building. Below is a run-down of each of the bills and Yankee’s position.read more
Connecticut may be in dire straits at the moment, but some lawmakers are looking to turn things around by sponsoring bills that can help Connecticut get back on the right track. To be sure there are many more pieces of legislation introduced that deserve credit, but for now here are twelve bills in particular that will make the necessary reforms for Connecticut and its residents to grow and thrive.read more
Republicans have proposed 19 separate bills to eliminate the income tax from pension payments and social security benefits.
The proposals come as the state battles a number of issues including a $1.7 billion budget deficit and an outmigration trend as people, particularly retirees, move to other states.read more
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