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February 2014

Where Should We Look to Fund Public Investment? Mapping Connecticut's Revenue Landscape

As Connecticut faces projected budget deficits and a shrinking portion of the state budget targeted to children and families, this report comparing Connecticut’s state revenue system to those

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
January 2014

Introducing the Children's Budget: Part II of the Shifting Priorities Series

Over the past two decades, Connecticut has committed less and less of its state budget to young people.  Spending on the “Children's Budget” – state government spending t

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
October 2013

Removing the Quirks in Connecticut's Treatment of Federal Funds

In the 2013 legislative session, quirks in Connecticut’s state budget translated into a budget impasse: the state spending cap threatened to prevent Connecticut from accepting federal funds to pay for the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid coverage.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
July 2013

A Gambler's Budget: The Fiscal Year 2014-15 State Budget

This report on the two-year state budget approved by state lawmakers and the Governor in June warns that the "quick-fix" budget solutions adopted in the budget will deepen the state's

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
June 2013

Impact on Early Care and Education of the Final Budget for Fiscal Years 2014-15

The final state budget for Fiscal Years (FY) 2014-15 maintained funding for the majority of early care and education programs at FY 13 post-rescission levels, with some small increases and decrease

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Early Care
May 2013

Confronting the Cap: Modeling the Impact of Two Changes to Connecticut's Spending Cap

As Connecticut lawmakers continue to formulate the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 budget, the state’s spending cap looms large.  The flawed and highly restrictive rules under which the spending c

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2013

A Missed Opportunity: The Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee's Revenue Package

In February, the Governor proposed a budget heavily reliant on borrowing and one-time revenues. In April, the Finance Committee missed its opportunity to fix these flaws.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2013

Reality Check: Who Pays Taxes in Connecticut?

This brief finds that Connecticut’s wealthiest residents pay a smaller share of their income in state and local taxes than middle-income and low-income residents.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
April 2013

The Impact of the Governor's Proposed Municipal Aid Budget on Education, Towns, and Children

This analysis of the Governor’s education and municipal aid proposal finds that two-thirds of the Governor’s proposed increase in Education Cost Sharing (ECS) aid to high-need school di

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education
April 2013

Expanding Health Coverage for Adults in HUSKY D: A Good Deal for Connecticut

This report outlines the impact of the expansion of health coverage for low-income adults without children in Connecticut supported by the federal Affordable Care Act. Among the findings:

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Health