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IN THE NEWS

WTNH - News 8 :: April 11, 2017

Sugar tax: A life saver or a job killer?

A news piece that includes a quote from Daniel Long, Connecticut Voices for Children´s Research Director, in support of a sweetened beverage tax.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
NBC30 :: April 11, 2017

Connecticut Considering Tax on Sugary Drinks

A news piece that includes and interview to Daniel Long, Research Director, on how a sweetened beverage tax can raise funds for the Care4Kids program. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare
CT Mirror :: April 11, 2017

Growing wait list for child care subsidies taking its toll

Daniel Long, Research Director, is quoted talking about Care 4 Kids cuts

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
Fox61 :: April 11, 2017

Lawmakers mulling over potential tax on ‘sugary’ beverages

A news piece that includes a quote from Daniel Long, our Research Director, on using the soda tax to fund Care4Kids. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare
Hartford Courant :: April 11, 2017

Legislators taking another look at taxing sugary drinks

A report on taxing sugary drinks quotes Revenue Options brief

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
New Canaan Patch :: April 11, 2017

Connecticut considers soda tax

A report that mentions Connecticut Voices for Children´s advocacy for a soda tax to raise new revenue. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
CT News Junkie :: April 10, 2017

Sugary beverage tax gets public hearing Tuesday

The report mentions our advocacy for a sweetened beverage tax a a tool to raise revenue for Care 4 Kids.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
New Haven Register :: April 10, 2017

Connecticut sugary beverage tax gets public hearing Tuesday

The report cites Connecticut Voices for Children´s advocacy to use the soda tax to raise revenue for Care 4 Kids. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
CT Mirror :: April 4, 2017

There are better budget options than raising taxes and cutting services for poor, middle class

An op-ed by Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, about our proposal to broaden the sales tax

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
Fairfield Citizen :: April 1, 2017

Rep. Kupchick hopes to change the state racial imbalance law

A report on a hearing on changes on education racial imbalance laws that quotes Connecticut Voices for Children.

Issue Area:
Education