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February 2016

Independent Performance Monitoring in the HUSKY Program: Ensuring Accountability for Scarce State Dollars

State-funded independent performance monitoring in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program produces policy-relevant, actionable data about coverage and access to care for 455,000 children, parents and pregnant women in low income families.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Health
February 2016

Restoring Connecticut's Earned Income Tax Credit Makes Sense

Connecticut’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a common-sense way to help working families paid low wages make ends meet. Reduced two years ago to plug a budget hole, the EITC should be restored to its full a mount to help poor and working families meet the needs of their children.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
February 2016

Impact of the Governor's Proposed FY 2017 Budget on Children and Families

Governor Malloy’s state budget proposal attempts to address Connecticut’s long-term challenges by cutting programs that support children and families.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
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

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
October 2015

Impact of the Governor's Proposed FY 16 Rescissions on Early Care and Education

In order to reduce an anticipated budget shortfall for State Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 16) due to volatility in the stock market, on September 18, 2015 Governor Dannel Malloy announced rescissions

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Early Care, Education
August 2015

Impact of the Final FY 2016 Budget on Children and Families

The State of Connecticut’s final FY 16 budget, improved from earlier proposals, still balances on children and families’ finite resources, this analysis finds. 

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
July 2015

Impact on Early Care and Education of the Final Budget for Fiscal Year 16 and 17

The final budget for Fiscal Year 16 (FY 16) and Fiscal Year 17 (FY 17) softens Governor-proposed cuts to programs that effectively address the comprehensive needs of children and families, and even

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Early Care