Yankee Institute Blog
Connecticut remained dead last in the nation for personal income growth since 2007 in the latest analysis by Pew Charitable Trusts.
It seemed like a great deal for Connecticut. Until it wasn’t.
My two-year old grandson, Kellan, who lives in Connecticut is in trouble, but doesn’t know it yet. I haven’t had the heart to tell him he owes some money, some BIG money. At stake is my grandson’s economic future, and his chances of getting a solid career here in the state are dwindling.
The national AFL-CIO has tapped Working America, its political affiliate based in Washington D.C., to send canvassers to Connecticut for a “union member mobilization effort” and to talk with members about “the importance of the 2018 election cycle,” according to an email from AFSCME Council 4 Executive Director Jody Barr.
If the accused were trying to “stick it to the man,” they stuck it to the wrong one – the taxpayers who have been forced to subsidize these bad decisions through higher taxes.
Cash strapped New Haven is requesting $217,597 from Connecticut taxpayers for the construction of a splash pad at DeGale Field after the city gave $250,000 in bonuses to 37 management employees.
Connecticut is projected to see higher than average home sales during the third quarter of 2018, according to ATTOM Data Solutions, and most of the activity is in Fairfield and New Haven Counties.
What are the major cost driver’s of Connecticut’s deficit in 2020?
A recent survey of public-sector union members in 22 states without right-to-work laws showed more than half of them approve of their new rights under the Janus v. AFSCME ruling.
There’s more to the story than just movies and an audit.