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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
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
April 2014

Impact on Early Care and Education of the Appropriations Committee's Proposed Budget for FY15

This brief compares the early care and education budget proposals of the General Assembly's Appropriations Committee and the Governor for Fiscal Year 2015.  The Committee’s proposed

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Early Care
February 2014

Making Children Visible in Connecticut's Tax Code

This issue brief from the Fiscal Policy Center at Connecticut Voices for Children identifies a feature of the Connecticut tax system that effectively penalizes households with children, relative to

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
February 2014

Impact of the Governor's FY 2015 Budget Revisions on Children

Over the past two decades, a declining share of the state budget has been targeted to investments in children and families.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
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