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IN THE NEWS

New Haven Register :: July 20, 2017

CT Voices for Children Touts early Childhood Education Program Effectiveness

A report about our policy brief about the impact of quality early care and education in Connecticut. 

Issue Areas:
Early Care, Education
WNPR :: July 10, 2017

Proposals To Scale Back Early Childhood Care Raise Concern

Daniel Long, Research Director, talks about the negative impact of cuts in early care and edcuation in Connecticut. 

Issue Areas:
Early Care, Education
New Haven Independent / WNHH Radio :: June 29, 2017

Save-Medicaid Fight Waged On 2 Fronts

Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, participated in a radio debate on the impact for Connecticut of federal healthcare policy and the effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Health
CT Mirror :: June 27, 2017

Connecticut’s Millionaire Migration Myth

Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, and Ellen Shemitz, Executive Director, write an op ed in the CT Mirror regarding taxes and migration. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
CT News Junkie :: June 27, 2017

OP-ED | Increase Revenue To Save Medicaid And Other Basic Services For People With Disabilities

An op-ed that quotes our revenue options policy brief asking for more funding for people with disabilities and Medicaid. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Health
New Haven Register :: June 26, 2017

Yale Files Lawsuit Against Connecticut in Effort to Gain More Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Connecticut Voices for Children in mentioned as supporting an appeal. 

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
Hartford Business Journal :: June 21, 2017

Health Care Providers Endorse Call for Sales Tax Increase

Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, is quoted advocating for new revenue to avoid health care cuts. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Health
CT Mirror :: June 20, 2017

Health Care Providers Endorse Call for Sales Tax Increase

Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, is quoted advocating for a state budget with new revenue. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Health
CT News Junkie :: June 20, 2017

Health Providers Tell Lawmakers To Avoid Austerity and Expand Sales Tax Base

Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, is quoted advocating for new revenue to cover the state budget deficit and protect crucial services. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Health
New Haven Register :: June 20, 2017

Connecticut Health Providers Tell Lawmakers to Avoid Austerity and Expand Sales Tax Base

Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, is quoted advocating for new revenue to cover the state budget deficit and protect crucial services. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Health