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April 2017

The Cost of Business Tax Breaks in Connecticut

In a new report, Connecticut Voices for Children estimates the costs of business tax breaks in fiscal year (FY) 2017 to be $707 million.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
February 2017

The Governor’s Budget – A Comparison to Current Year Appropriations

This analysis of the Governor’s budget proposal for fiscal years (FY) 2018 and 2019 addresses both the revenue and expense side of the budget, assessing the proposed investments in children a

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
January 2017

Connecticut's Declining Children's Budget

Recent budget trends put Connecticut's investments in children and families are in jeopardy.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
January 2017

Equal Funding for Equal Effort: A Proposal to Reform Property Tax Funding for Local Education in Connecticut

Thriving communities are made possible by good schools, roads, and other public systems.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education
January 2017

Revenue Options are Key to Addressing Budget Shortfalls and Supporting Thriving Communities

Long-term investments in children and families have been the cornerstone of the state’s prosperity.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
January 2017

2017 Legislative Briefing

We can all agree that children deserve the opportunity to develop to their full potential.  In Connecticut, that shared goal can become a statewide reality. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
May 2016

Impact of the Final FY 17 Budget Adjustments on Early Care and Education

The final FY 17 budget protects critical investments in early care and education, recognizing that the first few years of a child’s life are the most critical for brain development and future life outcomes.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Early Care
May 2016

Impact of the Final FY 2017 Budget on Children and Families

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

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
April 2016

Impact of the Governor’s, Republican, and Democrat Proposed FY 2017 Budget on Children and Families

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

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
April 2016

Arbitrary Austerity Harms Future Prosperity: Framing Connecticut’s Long-Term Challenges and Opportunities

A myriad of factors have contributed to the current budget crisis in Connecticut.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax