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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
September 2016

American Community Survey 2015: Connecticut Residents See Income and Health Insurance Gains, but Child Poverty Remains High

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey data finds modest progress in health care access, median household incomes and income inequality, but little improvement in reduced poverty.

Issue Areas:
Family Economic Security, Health
September 2016

State of Working Connecticut 2016

This summer marks nearly seven years since the Great Recession ended, but for too many Connecticut families, the years-long recovery has been slow to offer reprieve.

Issue Area:
Family Economic Security
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
January 2016

Mapping Disparities by Race and Place

Connecticut's racial and municipal segregation inhibits economic mobility, which acts as a detriment to the pursuit of equal opportunity for children and to the state's future workforce and

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Family Economic Security
January 2016

Policy Primer: Reforming Our Property Tax System

This policy primer – as a follow-up to the State Tax Panel’s recommendations – supports reforms to address Connecticut’s regressive property tax system and municipal fiscal

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Family Economic Security
January 2016

The Children's Budget: Investing in Our Future

Over the past 25 years, the Children’s Budget shows that the resources Connecticut devotes to young people has fallen to roughly 30 percent of the state’s General Fund from 40 percent i

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Family Economic Security
November 2015

State of Working Connecticut 2015

Six years after the official end of the Great Recession, Connecticut has yet to fully recover.

Issue Area:
Family Economic Security
November 2015

Combined Reporting: Fair Taxation for Shared Prosperity

A measure the legislature enacted earlier this year to make business taxation more equitable in Connecticut and raise needed resources is still the right course for the state to take, even as some

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Family Economic Security