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William A. O'Neill:

An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives.

Subseries Title: Acknowledgements

Subseries ID: 001CL-0002

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0010002CL-001AcknowledgementsJanuary-February 1981Congratulations and offers of help to the new governor; legislative agendas of various groups; opinions on political and social issues; concern about budget and taxes; letters from school children; li
0010002CL-002AcknowledgementsMarch 1981Letters accompanying reports; legislative agendas of various groups; opinions on political and social issues; concern about state and federal budget; suggested state song; letters from school children
0010002CL-003AcknowledgementsApril 1981Opinions on political and social issues; concern about state budget; letters from school children; state of the state addresses from other governors; letters accompanying reports; questions about stat
0010002CL-004AcknowledgementsMay 1981Hispanic issues; letters accompanying reports; tax reform; requests for information on Conn. Statutes and regulations; plan for world peace; request for financial assistance; questions from school chi
0010002CL-005AcknowledgementsJune-July 1981Conservation of environment; requests for information on Conn. Statutes; letters accompanying reports; concerns about layoffs of state employees; opinions on political and social issues, including the
0010002CL-006AcknowledgementsAugust 1981Looking for jobs; invitations to Governor to speak or attend events; letters accompanying reports; concern about management of Southbury Training School; regulation of nursing home rates; state Child
0020002CL-007AcknowledgementsSeptember 1981Letter accompanying report; concern about taxes; opinion on abortion; value of Electric Boat company.
0020002CL-008AcknowledgementsOctober 1981Seeking job with Governor's administration; suggestions for improving state productivity; benefits for retired teachers; praise for Governor and his appointments; opinions on political and social issu
0020002CL-009AcknowledgementsNovember-December 1981Praise for Governor and his appointments; school children requesting Governor's opinion on fighting poverty, the ERA; opinions on political and social issues; requests for information; concern about f
0020002CL-010AcknowledgementsJanuary-March 1982Legal Services Corporation Act; opinion on death penalty; requests for information; press releases; suggestions for attracting businesses to Conn.; opinions on political and social issues; letter from
0020002CL-011AcknowledgementsApril-July 1981Oppose redistricting in Ansonia; letter from Victor Kiam about business climate in Conn.; concern about landfill expansion; suggestions for reducing government expenditures; request for information on
0020002CL-012AcknowledgementsAugust-September 1982Opinions on political and social issues; requests for information on Conn. Statutes; why Governor did not greet President Reagan at Bradley airport; request assistance with child custody case; report
0020002CL-013AcknowledgementsOctober 1982Concern about retirement benefits; local zoning laws; requests for Governor's political philosophy; President's proposal for criminal justice reform.
0020002CL-014AcknowledgementsNovember 1982Opinions on political and social issues; information on Tylenol tampering; request for information on Governor's campaign strategy; congratulations on election.
0020002CL-015AcknowledgementsDecember 1982Concern about taxes; opinions on political and social issues; appointment to Traffic Commission criticized.
0020002CL-016Acknowledgements1983Support formation and work of Task Force on Traumatic Brain Injury.
0030002CL-017Acknowledgements1985Information on state building code; invitation to Governor to contribute to memorial book for Audrey Beck; request Governor to call Special Session of General Assembly; recommendation for government a
0030002CL-018AcknowledgementsJanuary-August 1986Thanksgiving cards by students from West Haven; suggested uses for state-owned buildings; unsung heroes; opinions about political and social issues; request information on rules revisions; taxes; for
0030002CL-019AcknowledgementsSeptember -December 1986Salary disparity between private and state-run group homes; opposition to state income tax; opposition to mandatory seat belt law; praise for Governor's hotline; White House Conference on Small Busin
0030002CL-020AcknowledgementsJanuary 1987Thank you letters from Governor to those who helped with inauguration festivities; opinions on political and social issues; suggestions for legislation; need for tax reform in Conn.; congratulations o
0030002CL-021AcknowledgementsFebruary 1987Local property tax relief; requests for items in state budget; need to expand ConnPACE; opinions about political and social issues; requests for tourism information; suggestions for government appoint
0030002CL-022AcknowledgementsMarch 1-15, 1987Union issues; letters from school children asking Governor's opinion or for information; concern about state budget; opinions on political and social issues; poems; complaint about treatment at hospit
0030002CL-023AcknowledgementsMarch 16-31, 1987For and against restoring Shakespeare Theater; opinions on specific legislation; requests for information about Conn.; retired teachers benefits need improvement; letters from school children; opinion
0030002CL-024AcknowledgementsApril 1987Opinions on political and social issues; report on services by Thames Valley Council for Community Action; for and against Governor attending an all-male St. Patrick's Day function; requests for touri
0040002CL-025AcknowledgementsMay 1987Civil rights case at University of Conn.; thank yous from the Governor; marketing materials from the Institute for Living; U.S. Bicentennial celebration of the Constitution; child's anti-litter campai
0040002CL-026AcknowledgementsJune 1987Opinions on political and social issues; tourism; honoring slain policeman; invitations; requests for information.
0040002CL-027AcknowledgementsJuly 1987Request Governor's staff to support proposal to government agency; licensing of building inspectors; opinions on political and social issues; opinions on specific legislation; alleged discrimination;
0040002CL-028AcknowledgementsAugust 1987Bills from other states; general commendations of the Governor; praise for state employees; information on Lyme disease; requests for information; opinions on political and social issues; report of Co
0040002CL-029AcknowledgementsSeptember-November 1987Request for personal reference from Governor; opinions on political and social issues; allegations that husband has been kidnapped; requests for information; letters accompanying publications or repor
0040002CL-030AcknowledgementsDecember 1987Students send copy of school project; praise and criticism of state employees; land donations to state; Manufacturing Awareness Survey by SACIA.
0040002CL-031AcknowledgementsJanuary-April 1988Requests for information; ramblings; commercial fisherman's license; letters from a young lady who wishes to be future Governor; seeking internship; poems; thank yous from Governor; petition to fully
0050002CL-032AcknowledgementsMay-October, 1988Invitations to Governor and staff; requests from school children; State Opinion Ballot; opinions on political and social issues; introducing inventions; praise of state employees.
0050002CL-033AcknowledgementsJanuary-June 1989Opinions on political and social issues; invitations; suggestions to improve conservatorship; staffing at the Board of Examiners of Nursing; request for internship; economic hardship; strong criticism
0050002CL-034AcknowledgementsJuly-December 1989Praise for state employees; invitations to Governor and staff; requests for information; rambling; students expressing their views on social and political issues.
0050002CL-035Acknowledgements1990Land donation to the state; complaints about and praise for Governor; praise for state employee.