Out-migration Weakening CT

By Fergus Cullen - This article originally appeared in the Connecticut Post on October 8, 2009 Download our report on Migration now! Over the last two decades, one in 10 Connecticut residents left the state. Of those who remain, 45 percent say they have considered...

Cullen Champions CT Taxpayers

Yankee Institute Executive Director Fergus Cullen was the featured guest on the National Tax Foundation's weekly podcast last week, talking about taxes and spending in the Nutmeg State. You can listen to it here. Discover Simple, Private Sharing at...

Connecticut’s Taxes and Fees

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 Connecticut's 306 revenue streams for Fiscal Year 2008. Download the...

State Hooked on Tobacco Revenue Habit

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. Illustrating how...

New Poll: Voters Say Cut Spending

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 over raising taxes, and are...

A Billion Dollars Up in Smoke

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 [in 1992] that there seems to be so little concern with the overall...
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