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May 2018

The Proposed Farm Bill Puts the Food Security of Connecticut’s Children and Families at Risk

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—formerly Food Stamps—provides low-income households with a monthly benefit that is redeemable only for food.

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Family Economic Security
February 2018

Impact of the Governor’s FY 2019 Budget Adjustments on Children and Families

Connecticut’s long-term fiscal health depends on an economy that benefits all families, businesses, and communities.

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

Between People and Places: Reducing Upheaval for Children Moving Around in Connecticut Foster Care

For any child, moving to a new place can evoke uncertainty and anxiety. For foster children, a placement change, moving to a new foster home, is a potential source of upheaval.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
November 2017

Impact of the Final FY 18-19 Budget on Children and Families

More than a hundred days after the new fiscal year began, legislators finally found sufficient common ground to pass a budget.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
November 2017

2017 Legislative Session Review

Even though state legislative and budget decisions affect children, children do not have the right to participate in the political process.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
September 2017

State Budget Proposals: Failing to Meet the Challenges Ahead

Connecticut’s budget is the clearest statement of its policy priorities.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
August 2017

House Democrats Budget Proposal: A Small Step in the Right Direction

Connecticut’s budget is the clearest statement of its policy priorities.

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

The Time to Grow: Meeting the Needs of Connecticut Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Children do best when they live in stable, supportive families.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
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