Category: Media

Statement regarding Governor Malloy’s budget announcement

Statement from Gian Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Malloy’s budget announcement: August 18, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Community-based nonprofits thank the Governor for restoration of $40 million in funding for vital services for the state’s most vulnerable citizens. For more than a decade, human services have been… Read more »

Statement regarding Furlough Day for Nonprofit Providers

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on today’s furlough at nonprofit agencies that contract with the state: July 26, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Today’s mandated furlough at community nonprofits that work with people with developmental disabilities should give every resident of Connecticut pause. Closing the doors of agencies… Read more »

Statement regarding ratification of state Union agreement and budget negotiations

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the on the ratification of the state Union agreement and budget negotiations: July 18, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “The ratification of the union agreement means that vital state programs are protected from $700 million in spending cuts, and for that, nonprofit… Read more »

Budget solution: Change the way Connecticut provides services

Budget solution: Change the way Connecticut provides services By Gian-Carl Casa | Posted to CT Viewpoints July 05, 2017 As Connecticut residents enjoyed the Independence Day holiday and its barbecues, parades and vacations, thousands of people with mental health issues, substance abuse addictions, developmental disabilities, homelessness and those striving for a second chance post-incarceration were… Read more »

Statement on Legislature’s Failure to Reach a Budget Agreement Thursday

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the legislature’s failure to reach a budget agreement Thursday: June 29, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “July 1 is a real deadline. We appreciate the effort of all the legislative caucuses, but without a resolution the people who suffer will be those… Read more »

Statement regarding no state budget before July 1

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the news that lawmakers will not meet to adopt a budget before July 1: June 27, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “It is beyond disappointing that the General Assembly apparently will not meet on Thursday to adopt even a short-term budget when… Read more »

Statement regarding Governor Malloy’s proposed budget plans

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Malloy’s proposed budget plans released today: June 26, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “There are devastating funding cuts to community-based providers in the executive order released today, although some would be mitigated by the proposed mini budget, which would be… Read more »

Community Nonprofits Will Struggle to Keep Doors Open Without State Budget on July 1

Community Nonprofits Will Struggle to Keep Doors Open Without State Budget on July 1 Human service programs for half-million individuals across the state will be in jeopardy (Hartford, CT) — A study released today by the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance today of member contingency plans if the Legislature is unable to approve a budget by… Read more »

Statement Regarding the End of the General Session

End of General Session statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance: June 08, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “With the end of the fiscal year only weeks away, the failure to agree on a budget during the regular session has put thousands of individuals served by community based providers in… Read more »

Statement on FY18/19 budgets released by Democrats and Republicans

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the recommended FY18/19 budgets released by Democrats and Republicans today: May 16, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “In a very difficult budget year, one of the toughest problems we face is how to provide necessary human services with the money that’s available…. Read more »