Recent budget trends put Connecticut's investments in children and families are in jeopardy.
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Long term investments in children and families have been the cornerstone of the state’s prosperity.
Following hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts in Fiscal Year 2016, Connecticut policymakers tackled the nearly $1 billion budget deficit in Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 17) by adopting a two-pro
Following hundreds of millions in dollars of cuts to health, human services and education to close a billion dollar budget hole in Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 16), lawmakers are once again facing tough ch
A myriad of factors have contributed to the current budget crisis in Connecticut.
Unlike spending on education, health and human services and other critical services, there will be no public debate on the $7.2 billion of revenue lost through tax expenditures in Fiscal Year 2017 — despite having grown by over 70 percent since 2000.
The Governor’s proposed Fiscal Year 17 (FY 17) budget adjustment maintains support for early care and education programs at the levels passed at the end of last session. However, the budget proposes to eliminate or make cuts to programs that ensure quality improvements and a two-generation approach across Connecticut’s early care and education network.