As Connecticut families continue struggling to emerge from the Great Recession, policymakers must ensure that state budget changes do not undermine our prospects for recovery, in both the short and long term. Families and businesses need sustained public investments in early care, education, heath, and infrastructure, among others. This brief outlines some of Governor Malloy's Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 budget proposals affecting children, as well as their likely impacts.
The brief highlights proposed budget changes in early care, K-12 education, health, juvenile justice, child welfare, and family economic security programs.
(Revised February 23, 2012)