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Ellen Scalettar, J.D.

Senior Fellow for Fiscal & Economic Policy

Ellen Scalettar, J.D.

Ellen Scalettar is a Senior Fellow for Fiscal & Economic Policy at Connecticut Voices for Children. 

Ellen’s history with Connecticut Voices goes back to the mid-1990’s and precedes her time with the organization as a staffer when, as a State Representative in the General Assembly, she relied heavily on our tax and budget work. She continued to collaborate with Voices on projects and policies affecting the state’s children and families in her role as Assistant State Treasurer for Governmental & Community Relations and later as Director of Policy, Research and Legislation for the then-Senate President Pro Tempore.

Ellen is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the City College of New York and earned her JD degree with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law. Ellen is currently a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School; her earlier legal career focused on litigation in the areas of defamation and privacy.