Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is comprised of papers relating to Betty Hudson's career as a local and state politician and a human services employee, as well as her personal views on feminist and social issues such as gender titles, sexual assault, domestic violence, child support, gay rights, disabled rights, and equal rights. The collection contains personal and political papers, bill files, campaign files, clippings, editorials, correspondence, photographs, publications, and artifacts.
The Commission made recommendations and proposed legislation to streamline State government that at the time consisted of 160 agencies among the three branches.
Commission to Make Repairs to Capitol and to Procure Site for New Building for State Officials records
The Commission was established by the General Assembly in 1903 to make repairs to the State Capitol and to “investigate and ascertain the necessity of erecting an additional building.”
The Commission studied the State's judicial system with regards to methods of appointment of judges and their tenure in office and salaries.
Governor John Dempsey appointed a nine-member committee in December 1963 to recommend action to improve library services to the state of Connecticut.
In August 1941, the Federal government set up the Office of Price Administration in order to stabilize prices, obtain optimum production of essential war materials and prevent a post-war price collapse.
Appointed by Governor Meskill, this nine-member Commission was created to analyze existing and potential revenue sources, review the State revenue structure, particularly with reference to its impact on various segments of society and on the climate for business and industry, examine the state of the property tax system, and recommend steps to be taken toward the complete reform of Connecticut’s existing tax structure.
Includes material pertinent to Healy's service as the chairman of the Connecticut Savings Banks’ Railroad Investment Committee of the Banking Department (1945-1963) and a consultant to the Connecticut Commission on the Reorganization of State Departments (1935-1937).
The collection contains documents kept by Major Edward V. Preston, who was a quartermaster and then a paymaster in the United States Army during the Civil War. Included in the papers are muster rolls, officer pay vouchers, discharge papers, hospital notices, returns, receipts, requisitions, books, and personal papers.
The Research Commission supported and encouraged research and related activities "relevant to the interests and welfare or the economic betterment of the citizens of Connecticut."
This subgroup is comprised of records relating to Senator Terry Gerratana's legislative career in the Connecticut State Senate. These records include drafts of proposed, raised, and substitute Senate, House, and Governor's bills, as well as the notes, research, testimonies, and other information Senator Gerratana gathered in the course of her work.
By Special Act 474, approved June 9, 1933, the General Assembly formed the “Temporary Commission to Study the Tax Laws of the State and to Make Recommendations concerning their Revision,” which quickly took the name, “Special Tax Commission.”
The State Salvage Committee informed the public of the need for conserving scarce materials and assisted in collecting and utilizing salvage during World War II.
During the Second World War, national rent controls began under the Office of Price Administration-directed offices. In 1947, anticipating the end of national controls, the Connecticut General Assembly enacted a series of standby rent control laws. One of these, Chapter 356 of the 1951 Supplement to the General Statutes, created the Temporary State Housing Rent Commission.
The Commission planned for the orderly readjustment and reemployment of returning veterans and displaced war workers and coordinated the efforts of all State, local and private agencies working toward that end.