Voices from the Capitol


E-Notes: A Time to Give

In today’s email: A Time to Give Budget: yet another deficit The Budget deal: a dangerous spending cap Federal update: a very ...

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House Tax Bill’s Child Tax Credit Increase Excludes 68,000 Children in Low-Income Working Families

November 13, 2017 • Budget and Tax

House leaders highlight an increase in the maximum value of the federal Child T...

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Office of Early Childhood Announces Care 4 Kids Program Will Reopen To Provide Crucial Child Care Subsidies to Thousands of Families

The Care 4 Kids program, a cornerstone of Connecticut’s early care and education system, will...

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Voices from the Capitol (XXXVIII): Do We Have a Deal?

October 20, 2017 • Budget and Tax, Health Equity

In today’s email: Budget updates: a tentative budget agreement Action alert: protect the EITC Budget updates: next steps CT Voices update: ...

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Action Alert – Spending Cap Puts Key Programs at Risk

October 11, 2017 • Budget and Tax

The spending cap has become a central issue in ...

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Voices from the Capitol (XXXVII): The Friday the 13th Vote

October 9, 2017 • Budget and Tax, Health Equity

In today’s email: Budget updates: legislators aim for a vote on Friday, October the 13th The fight to define the spending cap Federal Update: a tax cut for...

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Voices from the Capitol (XXXVI): The October 1st Deadline

October 2, 2017 • Budget and Tax, Health Equity

In today’s email: Budget updates: what will happen October 1st Short term fixes, long term fixes Federal Update: the Affordable Care Act might be safe. ...

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Voices from the Capitol (XXXV): A Budget that Represents Our Values

September 25, 2017 • Budget and Tax, Health Equity

In today’s email: A budget that represents our values The budget: next steps...

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Voices from the Capitol (XXXIV): Budget Day

In today’s email: Budget news: a big vote TODAY Two budget proposals Early care and education closures Federal update: children’s ...

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Child care center closures increased by 55% in 2016-2017 compared to previous year

September 13, 2017 • Early Childhood Education and Care

Affordable quality child care is essential to promote healthy child development, enable parents to work, and ensure that children enter school ready to learn. Recent data show an alarming decline in the number of...

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