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“Coalition For Every Child”

The Coalition for Every Child today released the following statements in response to Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s FY16-17 biennial budget:   “With more than $20 million dollars going to the expansion of charter schools, it’s clear […]


Connecticut Hospital Association Budget Reaction

Jennifer Jackson, CEO of the Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA), made the following statement about Governor Malloy’s proposed budget: Today, we are urging elected officials to stop and reexamine the healthcare environment in our state, rather […]


Reaction of “Better Choices For Connecticut”

“Better budget choices exist for Connecticut.  While the Governor’s budget does introduce some revenue side corrections, it seeks to balance Connecticut’s budget primarily through reliance on cuts that will cost jobs, slow economic growth, and devastate […]


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Reaction of “Save The Sound” To Budget Address

“Governor Malloy’s transportation vision is a big one that looks to Connecticut’s future and all the ways residents get around,” said Don Strait, president of Connecticut Fund for the Environment. “The plan goes beyond patching […]


State Democratic Chairman Nick Balleto’s Reaction To Governor’s Budget

Connecticut Democratic Party Chairman Nick Balletto released the following statement this afternoon on Governor Malloy’s Budget Proposal: “Today, Governor Malloy outlined a fiscally-responsible budget that will reduce the cost of living for middle class families […]


AARP Reaction To Budget Address

Reaction of AARP State Advocacy Director Claudio Gualtieri “Increasing the cost-share on frail seniors who receive services under the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders was a bad idea every time it was proposed by […]


Chief Justice Chase Rogers Reaction To Budget

The Judicial Branch opposes the budget proposal to dismantle the organizational and management infrastructure of its Court Support Services Division and place its various functions in multiple Executive Branch agencies.  Our concern is that we […]


Gregory Gray Reaction to Budget

Reaction of Gregory Gray,  President,  Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Governor Dannel Malloy’s budget proposal for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) is a tough one, and the Board of Regents for Higher Education […]


Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch’s Response

In response, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch issued the following statement: “We thank Governor Malloy for continuing to help us make smart investments in Bridgeport’s future. In his budget, he maintains funding for the Park City […]