Impressive Line-Up of Panelists

Published July 1, 2008

Participants in the school funding and property tax debate sponsored by the Yankee Institute for Public Policy and The TALK of Connecticut radio network included:

  • Connecticut’s Speaker of the House, Democrat James A. Amann
  • House Republican Leader Lawrence F. Cafero, Jr.
  • Lee C. Erdmann, chief operating officer for the City of Hartford
  • Mayor Michael J. Jarjura of Waterbury
  • Town Council Chairman John N. Barry of Southington
  • First Selectman Barbara Henry of Roxbury
  • Barbara B. Carpenter, president of the West Hartford Education Association
  • Brian Clemow, binding arbitration expert from Shipman & Goodwin, LLP
  • Dan Lips, education analyst from The Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC