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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
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
May 2018

Impact of the Proposed Appropriations Committee and Republican FY 2019 Budget Adjustments on Children and Families

On April 20, the Appropriations Committee and legislative Republicans put forward their proposals to modify the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget adopted last October.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2018

HUSKY A for Parents and Caregivers: Restoring Health Coverage for Families

In 2015, Connecticut reduced the income eligibility limits for parents and caregivers enrolled in HUSKY A (Connecticut’s Medicaid program for children and their relative caretakers) from 201%

Issue Area:
Health
March 2018

Revenue Options for Connecticut - 2018

Connecticut´s prosperity depends upon smart public investments in high-quality schools, reliable roads and bridges, and adequate infrastructure.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
March 2018

Breaking the Bond Lock

The Bond Lock is a provision included in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 budget aimed at restricting changes to Connecticut's budget rules.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
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
February 2018

Data to Promote Health Equity for Children and Families in Connecticut

Although Connecticut achieves high ratings on many healthcare indicators, wide disparities by race and ethnicity dominate the state´s health care system, with White residents

Issue Area:
Health
February 2018

17th Annual State Budget Forum, “Solving Connecticut’s Structural Challenges”

Connecticut Voices for Children hosted its 17th annual State Budget Forum, “Solving Connecticut’s Structural Challenges” on January 30th at the Capitol, where we provided an in-de

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax