Lessons from the Donut Shop

The Tax Foundation is one of America's oldest and most respected research organizations focused on taxation policy in the U.S. For example, the Tax Foundation's Principles of Sound Tax Policy are the gold standard for designing tax reforms that are sensible and...
Too Small to Keep

Too Small to Keep

Connecticut collects revenue from at least 371 unique sources of revenue, but the bottom 200 don't even produce 1 percent of total state revenue. Are these really worth keeping? Yankee examines the issue in Too Small to Keep. The research from the Yankee Institute...
Growth of State Gov’t Graph

Growth of State Gov’t Graph

First featured on our Nickels and Dimes: Connecticut's Taxes pamphlet, this growth of state government graph over the last four decades highlights how spending has dramatically outpaced median income growth and population growth over the same time period. This chart...

How Your Money is Being Spent

By Fergus Cullen - This article was originally published on Sunday, August 23, 2009, by the New Haven Register. U.S. Rep. Christopher S. Murphy, D-5, sent more mail at taxpayer expense than any other member of Congress from New England in the past two years. U.S. Rep....
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