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June 2019

Connecticut's Volatility Cap: Frequently Asked Questions

The volatility cap in the Connecticut state budget imposes a threshold for certain types of revenue, above which any excess must be deposited into the Budget Reserve Fund (BRF) and excluded from ge

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
May 2019

Impact of the FY 2020-2021 Appropriations and Finance Committee Budget and Revenue Proposals on Children and Families

While the state budget proposals by the General Assembly protect many programs that serve children and families from budget cuts, rigid and counterproductive budget rules are starving schools, infr

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Health, Juvenile Justice
April 2019

Even with Modest Capital Gains Tax, Wealthiest Would Pay Average of $36,000 Less in Taxes After Trump Tax Cuts

Connecticut faces a $4 billion deficit over the Fiscal Years 2020-21 biennial budget.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2019

A Balanced Approach to Revenues: Ensuring Fairness and Adequacy

As the General Assembly develops its biennial budget facing a $4 billion deficit, Connecticut Voices for Children urges legislators and the Governor to adopt a balanced approach by adopting revenue

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2019

Connecticut's Estate Tax Brings Needed Revenues and Enhances Fairness

Connecticut’s estate tax is an important source of revenue for the state, raising $223.8 million in Fiscal Year 2018.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
March 2019

Impact of the Governor's FY 2020-2021 Budget on Children and Families

Connecticut’s long-term fiscal health and economic growth depend on policies that improve equity and support our most vulnerable families and children.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
March 2019

Connecticut's Radical New Budget Rules: Locking in Decreased Investment in our State for the Next Decade

Faced with increasingly difficult decisions in crafting the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19 biennial budget, the Connecticut General Assembly found itself at an impasse.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
August 2018

Candidate Briefing Book - 2018

The Candidate Briefing Book provides an overview of the challenges the state faces and a roadmap for voters and policymakers to move forward.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
June 2018

2018 Legislative Session Review

During the 2018 legislative session, Connecticut Voices for Children raised a powerful voice at the Capitol, advocating for the research-based policies and best practices that will enable every chi

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
June 2018

Impact of the Final FY 2019 Budget Adjustments on Children and Families

In order for Connecticut to spur economic growth, address growing disparities in income, wealth and opportunity, and leverage the untapped potential of many of its children, families, and communiti

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax