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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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College System Adopts $1.1 Billion Budget

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Connecticut’s Pension System

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CT Government Weekly Rundown -- August 26

  • Aug 26, 2013
  • Alexandra Forrester
CT Government Weekly Rundown -- August 26

Back To Realty After "Tax Free Week" • Early Intervention Drags Out CT Foreclosures • Census Report Shows CT Has Nation's Most Generous Public Pension Benefits

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House, Senate Approve Bill to Withhold Newtown Records

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Legislative panel tackles contractors, cross-endorsements and ethics before deadline

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Malloy Sides with Unions, Vetoes Bill Key to Waterbury Hospital Deal

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State Workers to Get Raises of 5 Percent to 6 Percent

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Surprise Issues Pass in Final, Frenzied Hours At State Capitol

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Howls as Malloy tries to shorten leash on watchdogs

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As government funding dwindles, so may public disclosure

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Bristol Enjoying Pension Surplus Boosting Bonds: Muni Credit

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Databases Analyzed To Detect Ineligible Recipients Of State Health Coverage

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Governor Malloy’s State of the State Address

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More Bonuses for Lottery Chiefs

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Out of state judges coming to Connecticut to help with federal backlog

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Pay for top utility executives soared in recent years

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Raise Scandal Pulls in Malloy

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Tumultuous week ends with top officials resigning Board of Regents

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State to Review Tax Incentives Policy

  • Jan 13, 2012
State to Review Tax Incentives Policy

On Thursday, Governor Malloy signed an executive order creating a nine-person panel to review the effectiveness of tax credits in creating jobs.

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Connecticut mayor apologizes for ‘taco’ comment

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Special session on budget explodes into dozens of topics

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State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding Change

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CT Government Weekly Rundown -- November 4

  • Nov 04, 2013
CT Government Weekly Rundown -- November 4

CT Begins Collecting Taxes on Amazon.com Sales • Audit Identifies Mismanagement in Dep't of Public Health