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August 2014

Investing in the Early Years: A Great Return for Kids and for Connecticut

Investing in the first five years of children’s lives benefits children, their parents, and society at large.  High quality caring and learning environments in the early years – starting at birth – are necessary if children are to be ready to enter school at age five. 

Issue Area:
Early Care
August 2014

Strengthening HUSKY as a Cornerstone of Health Care for Connecticut's Children and Families

HUSKY is a central component of Connecticut’s health care infrastructure and the foundation upon which health care reform is built.

Issue Area:
Health
August 2014

Protecting Kids, Preventing Crime: Creating a Fair and Effective Juvenile Justice System

Connecticut has made great improvements in recent years in its treatment of young people involved in the juvenile justice system. 

Issue Area:
Juvenile Justice
August 2014

Building a Modern Revenue System to Restore Investments in Kids

A sound state revenue system must be adequate, fair, and accountable. Connecticut must do better on each of these measures if it is to make the strategic public investments in young people essential to Connecticut’s success in the 21st century economy.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
August 2014

Child and Family Indicator Data by Town

This sheet summarizes data for each Connecticut town, highlighting indicators of child and family well-being and needs for support, including

Issue Areas:
Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health
August 2014

Improving Care for Children and Youth in Connecticut's Child Welfare System

Children in the foster care system are among Connecticut’s most vulnerable young citizens. While recently there have been a number of encouraging improvements in Connecticut’s child welfare system, Connecticut has much work to do to ensure that it meets its responsibilities to the children and youth in its care.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
August 2014

Dental Services for Children and Parents in the HUSKY Program in 2012: Utilization Is Improved Over 2008 but Unchanged from 2011

Connecticut’s approach to expanding access to oral health care in the HUSKY health insurance program has led to measurable positive effects on access to care and utilization for children and parents.

Issue Area:
Health
May 2014

Valuing Our Children: How the Final Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Revisions Impact Connecticut

The final state budget approved by state legislators will result in significant improvements in educational opportunities for Connecticut children from preschool through college.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Health, Juvenile Justice
May 2014

Impact on Early Care and Education of the Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2015

The final Fiscal Year 2015 budget maintains important increases in funding for quality and access in early care and education programs.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Early Care
April 2014

Pro-Family Tax Reform in Connecticut: A Roadmap for Improvement

Smart policy that supports children is not just about spending, it is also about revenue and taxation.  For a healthy economy tomorrow, we need to ensure that our state tax and spending polici

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax