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May 2018

The Proposed Farm Bill Puts the Food Security of Connecticut’s Children and Families at Risk

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—formerly Food Stamps—provides low-income households with a monthly benefit that is redeemable only for food.

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Family Economic Security
May 2018

Impact of the Proposed Appropriations Committee and Republican FY 2019 Budget Adjustments on Children and Families

On April 20, the Appropriations Committee and legislative Republicans put forward their proposals to modify the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget adopted last October.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2018

HUSKY A for Parents and Caregivers: Restoring Health Coverage for Families

In 2015, Connecticut reduced the income eligibility limits for parents and caregivers enrolled in HUSKY A (Connecticut’s Medicaid program for children and their relative caretakers) from 201%

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