Fact Sheets: The Impact of Budget Cuts

Back • April 24, 2017 • Uncategorized

The Governor's Budget would reduce the Earned Income Tax Credit, remove parents from HUSKY A, eliminate property tax support for the lower and middle classes, keep young children out of  Care 4 Kids funded child care, and cut municipal aid to 141 towns. Statewide, proposed cuts to the EITC and the property tax credit are equal to a tax increase of $93 for low-income families and $157 for middle-income families.

We have created four new advocacy tools with up-to-date information on these budget impacts:

To stop these proposals from becoming reality, we need to work together. Please call your legislators and ask them to reject a  cuts-only approach and to commit to  a balanced approach that includes new revenue. Click here to take action.