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June 2018

2018 Legislative Session Review

During the 2018 legislative session, Connecticut Voices for Children raised a powerful voice at the Capitol, advocating for the research-based policies and best practices that will enable every chi

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
June 2018

Impact of the Final FY 2019 Budget Adjustments on Children and Families

In order for Connecticut to spur economic growth, address growing disparities in income, wealth and opportunity, and leverage the untapped potential of many of its children, families, and communiti

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
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