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William A. O'Neill:

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

Subseries Title: David McQuade

Subseries ID: 003AA-0002

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2780002AA-001Emissions Program1978, 1980Copy of pages from the Journal of the House, May 1, 1978; contract between the state and Hamilton Test Systems, Inc. for establishing and operating motor vehicle inspection program facilities.
2780002AA-002Emissions Program1984Information on federal sanctions if Connecticut stops emissions inspections; state Senator Robertson concerned about reliability of emissions test; draft white paper and letter to Governor in response
2780002AA-003Emissions ProgramJanuary-February 1985Michigan alternative to inspection/maintenance program; contract with Hamilton Test Systems is up for renewal; Environmental Protection Commissioner Pac's statement in favor of the inspection program;
2780002AA-004Emissions ProgramMarch, August-October 198Newspaper articles; state Council on Environmental Quality and Department of Health Services support continuation of emissions testing; review and comment on General Accounting Office report; transcri
2780002AA-005Emissions Program1986-1987Correspondence concerning effectiveness of Connecticut's emissions program; tune-up survey of vehicle inspection stations; evidence against exempting newer vehicles from emissions tests.
2780002AA-006Potable Water1984-1985List of contaminated wills with no responsible party identified; Governor thanks individuals for their efforts in providing a solution for water contamination in Connecticut; review of An Act Concerni
2780002AA-007Potable Water1985Proposed Bill 5834, An Act Concerning Water Pollution Abatement Orders; proposed bill 5031, 5033 and 5836 to authorize loans and grants to municipalities and individuals with contaminated wells; repor
2780002AA-008Potable Water--EDBJune-October 1984Analysis of proposal to fund statewide Pesticide Collection Program; studies of different pesticides; summary of Connecticut law related to the contamination of public and private water supplies by ha
2780002AA-009Potable Water--EDBNovember 1984-May 1985, 1Newspaper articles; summary of Water Supply Program; EDB emergency regulation; Governor's response to complaint about contaminated water; letter accompanying publication Protecting Connecticut's Groun
2790002AA-010Potable Water1984-1985Somers EDB Contamination Info Package; Governor thanks Peter Buddington for his presentation to legislators; constituents write to Governor concerned about the safety of their water, Governor describe
2790002AA-011Potable Water--EDBn.d.Statement of EDB contamination problem; testimony of David McQuade before the Environment Committee in support of H.B. 7457; briefing paper about groundwater contamination; Department of Health Servic
2790002AA-012Governor's Commission on Equity and Excellence in EducationJanuary-July 1984Letters, invitations, resumes, and memoranda concerning formation of the Commission.
2790002AA-013Governor's Commission on Equity and Excellence in EducationJanuary-September 1984Reports on educational quality; appeal to Governor to support proposal to create technology center in New Haven; results of study by the Connecticut Education Association concerning education in the s
2790002AA-014Governor's Commission on Equity and Excellence in EducationOctober 1984-July 1985Governor thanks businesses for support; Governor thanks individuals for testifying before Commission; report of Commission meeting; letter of agreement between the Institute for Social Inquiry and the
2790002AA-015Governor's Commission on Equity and Excellence in Education1985Photographs of Teacher of the Year award presentation, and dignitaries at a news conference concerning the Commission. In the second photograph of the news conference are, left to right, Lynn Allen B
2790002AA-016Governor's Task Force on Student Financial AidSeptember 1985-February 1Higher Education Capital Budget Request; Recommended Higher Education Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 1987; annual report of the Connecticut Student Loan Foundation; newsletter of the American Counci
2790002AA-017Governor's Task Force on Student Financial AidMarch-June 1986Press releases; Governor's proposal to create a Student Financial Aid Task Force; review of Governor's proposal; newsletter from Board of Governors for Higher Education; criticism of Board Chairman Lo
2790002AA-018Governor's Task Force on Student Financial AidJuly-December 1986Proposed budget for Task Force; staff report from Task Force; newspaper articles; draft of Governor's comments to UConn students and their parents on September 3; press release; meeting schedules and
2800002AA-019Governor's Task Force on Student Financial Aidn.d.Graph of total guaranteed student loans made through Connecticut Student Loan Foundation; components of study; goals of Task Force; strategic plan; Comparisons of Per Capita Appropriations for Student
2800002AA-020Governor's Task Force on Student Financial AidApril-June 1986Notes, resumes, and letters recommending or requesting to serve on the Task Force.
2800002AA-021Education Enhancement ActFebruary-April 1986Analysis of Governor's Plan for Equity and Excellence in Education; financial analysis of Governor's proposals to raise teachers salaries; Department of Education goals; concerns about provisions of S
2800002AA-022Education Enhancement ActMay-October 1986Paid political advertisement from newspaper; principles to be followed in drafting legislation; legislative calendar; Governor's letter to legislative leaders informing them of his intention to call s
2800002AA-023Education Enhancement Act1986McQuade's notes; Problems with Republican Education Bill; financial information; background information and reports; drafts of bills and amendments.
2800002AA-024Agent OrangeJune 1986Programmatic and financial audit of Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Victims, Inc., with attachments; decision to end state funding.
2800002AA-025Westport Truck Weigh StationAugust 1986-February 1987Letters and petitions opposed to locating truck weigh station in Westport; McQuade's notes; political summary of Westport; copy of report from Public Safety Commissioner Forst concerning highway safet
2800002AA-026Westport Truck Weigh Station1986Copies of letters residents sent to Westport First Selectwoman Hauhuth expressing opposition to weigh station.
2800002AA-027Westport Truck Weigh Station1986Newspaper clippings.
2800002AA-028Westport Truck Weigh Station1986Newspaper articles provided by clipping service.
2810002AA-029Iroquois PipelineOctober 1986-January 1987Information packet for first meeting of the Gas Pipeline Citizens Monitoring Group; draft agenda for first meeting with McQuade's notes; Governor's remarks; Secretary Milano's remarks; information con
2810002AA-030Iroquois PipelineFebruary 1987Report from QED Research on The Economic Impact of the Iroquois Pipeline on Connecticut; state's comments on the scope of the draft environmental impact statement, part of the application of the Iroqu
2810002AA-031Iroquois PipelineMarch 1987-July 1988Partial agendas for Iroquois Pipeline meetings; Energy Division of the Office of Policy and Management reports on activities in relation to the pipeline; press release announcing proposed shorter pipe
2810002AA-032Iroquois Pipeline1986-1988Newspaper articles.
2810002AA-033Iroquois Pipeline--Marilynn Cruz-Aponte's FilesJuly-August 1986Information packet from Iroquois Gas Transmission System; notes on phone messages; copy of invitational letter to state agencies to discuss Iroquois proposal; list of meeting attendees; letters opposi
2810002AA-034Iroquois Pipeline--Marilynn Cruz-Aponte's FilesSeptember-October 1986Iroquois' Notice of Intent to Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement; copies of requests for proposal and list of consultants; list of areas of concern about proposal; notes; analysis of Depar
2810002AA-035Iroquois Pipeline--Marilynn Cruz-Aponte's Files1986Newspaper clippings.
2810002AA-036Iroquois Pipeline--Citizens Monitoring GroupSeptember-October 9, 1986Copy of Notice of Intent to Prepare Draft Environmental Impact Statement; Natural Gas Perspective and Potential Benefits of Iroquois Proposal; Senator Weicker's efforts to ensure Connecticut concerns
2810002AA-037Iroquois Pipeline--Citizens Monitoring GroupOctober 10-December 1986Press release; newspaper articles; statements by state agencies regarding the pipeline; membership list; FERC notices; Siting Council requests clarification of its jurisdiction from the Attorney Gener
2820002AA-038Stone Street1986-1988Petitions, letters appealing for Governor's assistance, information from a previous court case, summary of meeting with McQuade, legal advice to Department of Transportation concerning how to proceed,
2820002AA-039Stone Street--Newspaper Articles1986
2820002AA-040Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and Hospital1980-1986Letter to Governor Grasso concerning repairs to Commandant's residence; press release regarding appointment of new Commandant; legislation passed in 1983 concerning Veterans' Home and Hospital expendi
2820002AA-041Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and HospitalAugust-September 1986Annual report of Veterans' Home and Hospital; FOIA request; amendments to state regulations for the Veterans' Home and Hospital Commission; audit report; McQuade's notes about issues to address; effor
2820002AA-042Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and HospitalNovember-December 1986Attorney General's opinion on questions concerning the extent of the Veterans' Home and Hospital Commission's authority and liability; staffing needs to properly distribute medication; question about
2820002AA-043Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and HospitalJanuary-March 1987Proposal for a Commission to Review the Veterans Home and Hospital; suggested topics to study; audit report; final Report on the Review of the Veterans' Home and Hospital by the Connecticut Alcohol an
2820002AA-044Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and HospitalApril-July 1987Minutes of Subcommittees and of full Commission meetings; status report on progress to implement recommendations of the Task Force; recommendations concerning the newly created Department of Veterans'
2820002AA-045Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and HospitalAugust 1987Notices of meetings; meeting minutes; analysis of the managerial and governance structure of the Veterans' Home and Hospital; notes and report on financial impact of implementing recommendations.
2820002AA-046Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and HospitalSeptember 1987Veterans newsletter; meeting agendas and minutes; Subcommittee on Levels of Care Recommendations and Interim Report; notices of meetings; job description for new position; proposed organizational char
2820002AA-047Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and HospitalOctober 1987Meeting agendas and minutes; McQuade's notes; executive summary of findings; draft report; final report; recommendations of the Veterans Administration; minority report; analysis of fiscal impact of
2830002AA-048Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and HospitalNovember-December 1987Records of patient frequently intoxicated; analysis of fiscal implications of the Commission report on Department of Income Maintenance; Interim Action Report of the Governor's Special Task Forces on
2830002AA-049Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and Hospital1986-1987Newspaper articles.
2830002AA-050Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and Hospital1988Drafts and final copy of McQuade's testimony on Substitute H.B. 5330, An Act Concerning the Organization of the Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Veterans' Home and Hospital; analysis of and cha
2830002AA-051Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and Hospital1988Copy of H.B. 5330 with notations; drafts; list of legislation affecting veterans; Department of Veterans' Affairs notice of intent to adopt regulations; Veterans' Home and Hospital Board of Trustees;
2830002AA-052Commission to Study the Veterans' Home and Hospital1988Press release about selection of Substance Abuse Treatment Director; Veterans Administration suggests day program; summary data about operation of Hospital and Home; report on hiring process for Subst
2830002AA-053Commission to Study Veterans' Home and Hospital1989-1990Progress report; Commandant suggests changes in legislation; audit report; informational booklet about Veterans' Home and Hospital; Vietnam Veterans of America present nominees to serve on Board of Di
2830002AA-054State Health and Welfare Grant1987Constituent letters to Governor opposing apparent cuts in funding for special education programs in independent schools.
2830002AA-055State Health and Welfare Grant1987Constituent letters, forwarded to Governor from the Southern Office, opposing apparent cuts in funding for special education programs in independent schools.
2830002AA-056Investigation of UConn Health Center1988Investigation report by Attorney General's Office and State Auditors; cover document.
2830002AA-057Investigation of UConn Health Center1986, 1988Review of allegations of misuse of Foundation funds; list of recommendations; summary of findings; strategies to discipline those involved and prevent misuse in future; UConn President Casteen's month
2840002AA-058Property Tax ReliefSeptember 1988-April 1989Reports on impact of revaluation on Hartford property taxes; analysis of fiscal impact on state and municipal revenues; agenda for General Assembly's Property Tax Force meeting; McQuade's notes; draft
2840002AA-059Property Tax Relief1988Tax and housing statistics.
2840002AA-060Property Tax Relief1988Brochure Why State Aid for Property Tax Relief; analysis of provisions of An Act Concerning Municipal Revaluations and Residential Property Relief; information about taxation of computer software; sum
2840002AA-061William Reilly MeetingMarch-April 1989Memoranda, briefing and planning documents for meeting with Environmental Protection Administrator William Reilly April 14, 1989.
2840002AA-062Oil Spill Initiative1989Reports on Connecticut's preparedness to respond to oil spill; Governor's speech announcing plans to increase state's capacity to respond to major spill; federal legislation in response to Exxon Valde
2840002AA-063Thomas CommissionMay 1989-April 1990A Commission to study management of state government, headed by DeRoy C. Thomas, President and CEO of ITT Corp. McQuade's notes about commission needs; legislation calling for study of state agency e
2840002AA-064Thomas CommissionMay 1988-October 1989Press release and memo to state agency heads announcing state efficiency study; McQuade notes from meetings; preliminary list of Commission members; Legislative Program Review and Investigations Commi
2840002AA-065Thomas CommissionNovember 1989ToucheRoss review of the Bureau of Purchases and general services functions of the Department of Administrative Services.
2840002AA-066Thomas Commission--ReportsNovember 1989Fiscal analysis of Iowa Management Study; draft Progress Report to Oversight Committee, Study of the Department of Motor Vehicles; Initial Status Briefing on Connecticut Child Support Enforcement Prog
2840002AA-067Thomas CommissionNovember 1989-January 199Directory of State Management and Productivity Improvement Programs; summary of agency studies in progress or planned; profile of agencies proposed for study; press release of Governor's announcement
2840002AA-068Thomas Commissionn.d.Legal notice of request for proposals; scope of work in organization studies; consulting list; Commission members; bill establishing the Commission; forms.
2850002AA-069Education SummitAugust-September 1989Invitation from President to attend Education Summit; report on State Formula Grant Aid; information for newspaper about Governor's education reform; Summit registration information; correspondence fr
2850002AA-070Education SummitSeptember 1989Governor's goal for the summit; information about the summit format and logistics; notice of meeting of National Governors' Association (NGA) Task Force on Waste Management during Summit; NGA activiti
2850002AA-071Education SummitSeptember-October 1989Meeting notebook; schedule of events and general information; draft reports of Working Sessions; Connecticut Viewpoint 1989, A Public Policy Research Project; joint statement following summit; NGA fol
2850002AA-072Education Summit1989McQuade notes; Department of Education information for an End of the Decade publication; description of O'Neill's education reform initiatives; Higher Education information; drafts of parts or chapter
2850002AA-073Miscellaneous Issues1984-1989Department of Income Maintenance responds to request to extend office hours; outline of issues concerning a research park at UConn; program from Rededication of the Chamber of the Connecticut Senate;
2850002AA-074Miscellaneous Issues1985Publication, Impact of the President's Proposed Budget Actions on the State of Connecticut Selected Programs.