Addressing Deficits: A Summary of CT’s Spending Cuts to Date Part 1: Overview & Cuts in OPM, Education, DMHAS, DSS, DPH, & Judicial

Back • Publication Date: January 1st, 2000

Authors: Shelley Geballe, J.D., M.P.H.

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Report looks at changes in state funding for a variety of programs and services using SFY 01 as a baseline. The report finds that, contrary to oft-reported comments that there have been no spending cuts only reductions in planned increases in spending, dozens of budget accounts for education, youth development, health, workforce development and the like have lost significant proportions of their budgets, even without adjusting for inflation. (27 pp.)