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May 2019

Connecticut's Volatility Cap: Frequently Asked Questions

The volatility cap imposes a threshold for certain types of revenue, above which any excess must be deposited into the Budget Reserve Fund (BRF) and excluded from general appropriations.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
May 2019

Impact of the FY 2020-2021 Appropriations and Finance Committee Budget and Revenue Proposals on Children and Families

While the state budget proposals by the General Assembly protect many programs that serve children and families from budget cuts, rigid and counterproductive budget rules are starving schools, infr

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Health, Juvenile Justice
April 2019

Even with Modest Capital Gains Tax, Wealthiest Would Pay Average of $36,000 Less in Taxes After Trump Tax Cuts

Connecticut faces a $4 billion deficit over the Fiscal Years 2020-21 biennial budget.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax