2021 Legislative Session in Review

Back • Publication Date: June 22nd, 2021

Authors: Lauren Ruth, Ph.D., Patrick O'Brien, Ph.D.; Sana Shah, M.S.; Erin Sheehan; Emily Byrne, M.P.A.

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The Connecticut General Assembly passed an historic budget and accompanying policies this legislative session.  While we are disappointed that fair revenue measures to correct our regressive tax system were not passed, we celebrate the increase of the state EITC to 30.5%, inclusive state CTC language should Congress not enact a permanent expansion, and a plethora of policies that advance economic justice.  As is our custom, we’ve laid out our take in our 2021 Legislative Session in Review.