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September 2014

Keeping Kids Covered: Continuing Federal Funding for Connecticut's HUSKY Program

The HUSKY Program in Connecticut provides health insurance for over 300,000 children under Medicaid (HUSKY A) and Connecticut’s separate Children’s Health Insurance Program (HUSKY B). 

Issue Area:
Health
September 2014

State of Working Connecticut 2014

Five years after the official end of the Great Recession, Connecticut workers continue to face an economy with fewer jobs, falling wages, and rising inequality.

Issue Area:
Family Economic Security
September 2014

Enrollment in Connecticut's HUSKY Program Increased Under the Affordable Care Act

As a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Connecticut is getting closer to covering every eligible Connecticut resident.

Issue Area:
Health
August 2014

Strengthening Economic Security for Connecticut Families

Children’s health, safety, education, and well-being are largely dependent on their families' ability to make ends meet.  For decades, Connecticut’s working families have faced stagnating wages, rising costs, and growing economic insecurity.

Issue Area:
Family Economic Security
August 2014

Providing Educational Opportunity for Every Child

Every child has an equal right to a free public education. This public education must prepare students both to participate in democratic institutions and to contribute productively to the economy and broader society.

Issue Area:
Education
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