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Initiatives and Referenda: Is Abstinence the Right Policy for Connecticut?

  • May 02, 2012
Initiatives and Referenda: Is Abstinence the Right Policy for Connecticut?

This paper corrects popular misconceptions about ballot initiatives and referenda and overviews the different types of direct democracy tools Connecticut might consider adopting to improve the structure and effectiveness of its government.

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The Gang That Couldn’t Bribe Straight

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Lawmakers debate national popular vote

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A Feisty Debate Between Candidates in Connecticut Senate Race

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Connecticut high court sides with GOP on ballot dispute

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Connecticut’s Anglo candidates reaching out more to Latino voters

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Democrats retain advantages in state House and Senate

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Esty beats Roraback, keeping congressional delegation for Dems

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Murphy Defeats McMahon After Bitter U.S. Senate Race in Connecticut

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Outages Dip Below 63,000; CL&P Says Voting Stations Up By Election

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Where’s voter anger state GOP expected?

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Wrapping Up the Legislative Session

  • May 10, 2012
  • CT Policy Institute

Flurry of activity as Democrats push through several priorities on largely party-line vote. But minimum wage increase doesn't go through.

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Connecticut Secretary of the State has temporary solution to ballot issue

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CT Supreme Court hears election ballot arguments, no ruling made

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In Connecticut, Wall Street Community May Limit Obama Victory

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Malloy throws jabs at GOP, talks up jobs at Democratic convention

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Primaries costly for small towns