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IN THE NEWS

WTNH :: May 24, 2017

Trump budget worries CT child & family advocates

Ellen Shemitz, our Executive Director, talks about President Trump's budget proposal for News Channel 8. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
WTIC :: May 24, 2017

Group Says Cuts Will Impact CT Children, Poor

Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, talks to WTIC about the President's budget proposal. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
Hartford Courant :: May 23, 2017

Trump’s Federal Budget Punishes And Rewards Connecticut

Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, is quoted discussing the effects of President Donald J. Trump's budget proposal in Connecticut. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
Hartford Courant :: May 9, 2017

Fairer Taxes Would Benefit Children, Future

An op ed by our Executive Director, Ellen Shemitz, published on the Hartford Courant. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
CT News Junkie :: May 8, 2017

Lawmakers Engage On Fiscal Crisis

Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, is quoted in this piece about his presentation on the budget to legislators. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
The Politic :: April 27, 2017

Education Interrupted: Expelled and Suspended Students in Connecticut Fall Behind

A report on the impàct of school discipline in education that quotes Alexandra Ricks, Associate Policy Fellow. 

Issue Area:
Juvenile Justice
CT Post :: April 25, 2017

Worse than NYC: Fairfield cities top ‘urban crisis’ index

A piece discussing a recent report about social inequality that quotes Connecticut Voices´ data. 

Issue Area:
Family Economic Security
National Law Review :: April 18, 2017

Connecticut Debates Sweetened Beverage Tax

A report on the sweetened beverage tax bill that mentions our support for the proposal. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare
New Haven Register :: April 13, 2017

Forum: Independent reviews of DCF improve the safety and well-being of children in state care

An op ed by Lauren Ruth, Youth Policy Fellow, about providing oversight to the Deparment of Children and Families. 

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
Bloomberg :: April 13, 2017

Carried-Interest Bill Gets Attention in Connecticut

The report cites our support for H.B. 7313, closing the carried interest loophole. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax