Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Billie (Helen) Hill political memorabilia collection
This collection is comprised of papers and materials relating to Billie Hill's career working for several Democratic politicians, as well as her personal interests in and relationships with various political candidates. The collection contains personal and political papers, clippings, correspondence, photographs, publications, and artifacts.
Commission on State Government Organization records
The Commission used nineteen survey units to study various aspects of state government and make organizational recommendations.
Commission on the Arts records
The Commission was responsible for encouraging “participation in, and promotion, development, acceptance and appreciation of” the cultural resources of the state. Its work fell generally into five categories: Programs, Program Development, Information Services, Technical Assistance and Grants. The seven main areas of work are in: Community Development, Dance, Education, Literature, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts.
Commission on the Reorganization of State Departments records
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 Study Reorganization and Unification of the Courts records
The 1973 session of the Connecticut General Assembly created this Commission to draft legislation to be presented to the 1974 session of the General Assembly.
Committee on the Structure of State Government records
The Committee studied the overall functions of state government and its agencies as well as their relationships with commissions and committees.
Connecticut 375 Commission records
The 375 Commission was established by Executive Order 37 signed by Governor M. Jodi Rell on January 20, 2010. The Commission raised funds and developed events and festivities during the year long anniversary.
Connecticut Forest and Park Association records
Connecticut Office of Price Administration records
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.
Connecticut State Council of Defense records
The Council of Defense coordinated war activities in Connecticut during World War I. Its various committees dealt with the various areas of concern, such as food supply, fuel conservation, transportation, military and naval affairs and publicity.
Department of Agriculture records
The department’s mission is to foster a healthy economic, environmental and social climate for agriculture by developing, promoting and regulating agricultural businesses; protecting agricultural; enforcing laws pertaining to domestic animals; and promoting an understanding among the state's citizens of the diversity of Connecticut agriculture, its cultural heritage and its contribution to the state's economy.
Department of Banking records
After a number of Connecticut banks failed during the depression of 1929, in 1935 the General Assembly assigned to the Banking Commissioner the responsibility for liquidating their affairs. These are mainly records from the Liquidation Division. Also included are press releases and Commissioners files.
Department of Labor records
The Department of Labor (DOL) assists workers with income support between jobs, protection on the job, training programs, assistance in searching for jobs and information on the economy, wages, and the workplace. DOL provides employers with workplace data and labor market information, recruitment assistance and programs to help maintain employee skills.
Ella Grasso records
Includes correspondence, subject files, press releases, official statements, and speech files.
Governor's Commission on Tax Reform records
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.
Governor's Study Group on Limitation of Government Expenditures records
The Commission studied Connecticut's fiscal situation and evaluated various revenue and expenditure control devices.
Human Services Reorganization Commission records
The Commission was responsible for the development, adoption, and implementation of the Human Services Plan for Connecticut.
Irving J. Stolberg Personal and Political Papers
Papers and documents from the private and public life of Connecticut Representative and Speaker of the House Irving J. Stolberg.
John Dempsey Records
Gov. Dempsey's correspondence, reading files, subject files, agency files, National Governors' Conference files, New England Governors' Conference files, speeches, official statements, articles, and press releases.
Kent T. Healy papers
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).
Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. records
Gov. Weicker's constituent correspondence, legal office files, press files, official statements, invitations accepted and regretted, subject files, and photographs.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission records
People for Question #1 records
People for Question #1 was a "Political Committee" registered with the office of the Secretary of State. Its purpose was to promote passage by the voters of the State Constitutional Amendment prohibiting discrimination on account of sex. The State Chairperson was Helen Z. Pearl.
Research Commission records
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."
Richard F. Schneller collection
Richard F. Schneller was a State Senator for the 20th District from 1975-1984. He worked on the 1986 O'Neill gubernatorial campaign as well as the 1984 Mondale presidential campaign and was the chairperson of the Governor's Building Construction Advisory Committee from 1987-1988.
Special Tax Commission records
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.”
State Salvage Committee records
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.
Thomas J. Meskill records
Veterans' Advisory Commission records
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.
Works Progress Administration for Connecticut records
The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) was established in May 1935 as a central organ of control for the relief projects supported by the United States Government. In Connecticut, Offices were opened in New Haven, with later district offices in several other cities.