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IN THE NEWS

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.

Hartford Courant :: January 6, 2019

The budgetary fine print that affects us all

Rachel Silbermann and Jamie Mills

An opinion piece written by Connecticut Voices for Children´s fiscal team about restrictive fiscal rules in our state. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
Hartford Business Journal :: December 21, 2018

Funding challenges, political uncertainty muddy '19 healthcare crystal ball

Matt Pilon

An article about predictions for healthcare policy in 2019 that quotes Karen Siegel, Health Policy Fellow. 

Issue Area:
Health
CT Mirror :: December 18, 2018

Connecticut faces long crawl out of wealth extremes, crushing debt

Keith M. Phaneuf and Clarice Silber

A piece about inequality that quotes Jamie Mills, Director of Fiscal Policy and Economic Inclusion

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Family Economic Security
CT Post :: December 18, 2018

State faces long crawl out of wealth extremes, crushing debt

Keith M. Phaneuf and Clarice Silber

A piece on income inequality that quotes Voices staff. Also published by the CT Mirror. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Family Economic Security
Yankee Institute :: December 13, 2018

CT Voices for Children Argues to Do Away with Spending, Bonding Caps

Marc E. Fitch

A piece covering our Budget Forum. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
CT Mirror :: December 13, 2018

Advocates warn fiscal caps could tighten on social services, local aid

Keith M. Phaneuf

A piece covering our annual Budget Forum. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
CT News Junkie :: December 13, 2018

Ben Barnes unplugged

Jack Kramer

A piece covering our annual Budget Forum at the Capitol focused on Ben Barnes´ keynote speech. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
WSHU :: December 10, 2018

Comptroller Lembo Praises Conn. For Welcoming Gay Adoption

A report on Comptroller Kevin Lembo´s speech at our Youth at the Capitol Day event. 

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
CT Mirror :: December 10, 2018

Increase in minority teachers not keeping pace with influx of minority students

Jacqueline Rabe Thomas

A report about the recruitment of teachers of color that quotes Camara Stokes Hudson, Associate Policy Fellow at Voices. 

Issue Area:
Education