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July 2019

2019 Legislative Session Review

While the status quo state budget plan approved by policymakers did not offer many bold new investments in children and families, other policy changes approved during this year’s legislative

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

Impact of the Final FY 2020-2021 Budget on Children and Families

The state’s final biennial budget for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021 could be characterized as a status quo budget.

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

Connecticut's Early Care and Education for Infants and Toddlers in Crisis

Connecticut families need and deserve a strong and reliable early care and education system.

Issue Area:
Early Care
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

Building an Early Child Care and Education System as a Strategy for Workforce Development in Connecticut: A Case for Employer Support

When children have access to high-quality care and education, there are benefits to the child, the child’s family, and community as a whole.

Issue Area:
Early Care
March 2019

Care 4 Kids Primer

Care 4 Kids, the state’s child care subsidy program, provides critical assistance to eligible families who demonstrate the need for care but may struggle to afford to pay for child care.

Issue Area:
Early Care
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
August 2018

Early Care and Education Candidate Guide

The Early Care and Education Candidate Guide provides an overview of the state’s current challenges and solutions pertaining to early childhood issues.

Issue Areas:
Early Care, Education
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