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IN THE NEWS

New Haven Register :: March 21, 2017

Forum: Protect HUSKY and keep thousands of state residents insured

A news piece references our advocacy on HUSKY and Medicaid. 

Issue Area:
Health
Ucon Kids :: March 20, 2017

New Report from Connecticut Voices for Children looks at Youth Outcomes and Community Opportunity

A blog post linking to our Youth Opportunity Atlas report. 

Issue Areas:
Education, Family Economic Security
WNPR :: March 20, 2017

Study Suggests Teenagers Do Better If Their City Officials Collaborate

Lauren Ruth, Youth Policy Fellow, was interviewed about our Youth Opportunity Atlas report.

Issue Areas:
Education, Family Economic Security
News Times :: March 19, 2017

Unemployment rate for youth in cities still too high, experts say

Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, is quoted talking about the minimum wage. 

Issue Area:
Family Economic Security
Greenwich Free Press :: March 16, 2017

Letter: Proposal Tax Cut on CT’s Wealthiest When State Faces Budget Deficit is Bizarre

A letter to the editor quotes our testimony regarding the estate tax and our budget analysis.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
Public News Service :: March 14, 2017

3,000 Waiting for Child Care Subsidies, and the List is Growing

A radio piece reporting about our Care 4 Kids report, including an interview with Daniel Long, Research Director.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Early Care
CT News Junkie :: March 13, 2017

Advocacy Group Asks Lawmakers To Consider Taxing Sugary Beverages

The report quotes data from our Revenue Options brief.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
Yankee Institute :: March 6, 2017

Estate-planning attorney warns of “deluge” to New York

A blog post that quotes Derek Thomas, Fiscal Policy Fellow, on estate taxes. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
Yale Daily News :: February 22, 2017

Mayor Harp prepares new city budget

Ray Noonan, Associate Policy Fellow, is quoted discussing our property tax reform proposal

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
CT News Junkie :: February 16, 2017

Democratic lawmakers, advocates seek minimum wage hike

A report on the minimum wage in the Capitol that quotes our State of Working Connecticut policy brief. 

Issue Area:
Family Economic Security