Part of the CPI’s lunch briefing and policy discussion series, this briefing will review the most important developments of the 2013 CT legislative session, placing them in the context of the broader direction of Connecticut government over the last few years.
In addition to providing easy access to information about Connecticut and our state Government, we develop our own research-based recommendations for Connecticut public policy.
We believe voters make better choices when quality policy analysis and opinion are available to clarify policy choices and to back-up or refute ideological or consensus-based views. We hope to generate interest in and ease access to that information.
Connecticut’s jobs recovery since 2010 has been substantially slower than that of the United States as a whole
This paper lays out a set of specific Connecticut regulations for which the benefits do not exceed the costs or for which the benefits could be achieved in less costly ways. It focuses specifically on certain occupational licensing requirements, employment regulations, and environmental regulations.
This paper recommends a number of ways to strengthen linkages among Connecticut’s public education administration, technical high schools, community colleges, and employers.