image description

PUBLICATIONS

Showing 41 - 50 of 696 Results, Page 5 of 70

February 2017

The Governor’s Budget – A Comparison to Current Year Appropriations

This analysis of the Governor’s budget proposal for fiscal years (FY) 2018 and 2019 addresses both the revenue and expense side of the budget, assessing the proposed investments in children a

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
January 2017

Connecticut's Declining Children's Budget

Recent budget trends put Connecticut's investments in children and families are in jeopardy.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
January 2017

Equal Funding for Equal Effort: A Proposal to Reform Property Tax Funding for Local Education in Connecticut

Thriving communities are made possible by good schools, roads, and other public systems.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education
January 2017

Revenue Options are Key to Addressing Budget Shortfalls and Supporting Thriving Communities

Long-term investments in children and families have been the cornerstone of the state’s prosperity.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
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
December 2016

The State of Early Childhood 2015

A new edition of our State of Early Childhood report, which looks at funding and program developments through Fiscal Year 2015. Our main findings are:

Issue Area:
Early Care
December 2016

The Time to Grow: Meeting the Needs of Connecticut Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Children do best when they live in stable, supportive families.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
November 2016

Persistent Racial Inequality in School Arrest Rates in Connecticut

Increasingly, stakeholders across Connecticut recognize the negative outcomes youth experience from exclusionary discipline and juvenile justice system involvement.

Issue Area:
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