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IN THE NEWS

Hartford Business Journal :: July 8, 2019

CT Voices for Children names Byrne exec. director

Story on our new Executive Director, Emily Byrne

CT News Junkie :: June 19, 2019

Anti-Poverty Advocates Blast Trump Administration Proposal To Change Poverty Measure

Article cited Voices' opposition to proposed change to the official poverty measure

Issue Area:
Family Economic Security
New Haven Register :: May 6, 2019

Lamont can bring fairness to budget

Op-ed discussed Voices' revenue proposals for progressive income and capital gains taxes

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
Hartford Courant :: April 27, 2019

Don’t cut the safety net. Ask for more from those most able to contribute.

Op-ed cited Voices' proposal on capital gains tax

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
WNPR FM :: April 25, 2019

Latino Students In Connecticut Suffer Disproportionate Discipline From School Resource Officers

News story and interview on Voices' research about school resource officers

Issue Areas:
Education, Juvenile Justice
CT Latino News :: April 23, 2019

More Police In Schools = More Latino Arrests

Story about Voices' report on higher arrest rates for Latino students at schools with school resource officers

Issue Areas:
Education, Juvenile Justice
CT Mirror :: April 8, 2019

It's time for a People's Budget — and it’s doable

Op-ed referenced Voices' recommendations to reform the state's bond lock

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
CT Post :: March 23, 2019

CT preschool advocates press for better pay, family affordability

Article cited Voices' testimony on early care legislation

Issue Area:
Early Care
CT Mirror :: March 17, 2019

Bills address school discipline, faculty diversity, college costs

Voices' opposition to a bill preventing disaggregation of study data by ethnicity was cited

Issue Area:
Education
Hearst newspapers :: March 1, 2019

Minimum wage hike needed, but not sufficient

Op-ed by Jamie Mills of CT Voices called for a higher minimum wage to help decrease inequality in the state.