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Record Journal: Local nonprofits worried about tax reform bill

Local Nonprofits Worried About Tax Reform Bill By Mary Ellen Godin | November 29, 2017 Local nonprofits are calling on Congress to reject aspects of the proposed tax reform bill that address changes in charitable giving deductions, and non-profit status, saying they hurt their ability to operate at a time when many are losing state… Read more »

Federal Tax Reform Proposals Would Devastate Connecticut’s Community-based Nonprofits

NEWS RELEASE Federal Tax Reform Proposals Would Devastate Connecticut’s Community-based Nonprofits Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 (Hartford, CT) — CT Community Nonprofit Alliance has significant concerns about the impact of proposed changes in the federal tax code, now under consideration in the U.S. House and Senate, Alliance President & CEO Gian-Carl Casa said today. Specifically, the… Read more »

WFSB: Mother speaks out about budget cuts impacting group homes

Mother speaks out about budget cuts impacting group homes Posted: Nov 14, 2017 WFSB 3 Connecticut HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The mother of a disabled son is voicing her concern over budget cuts. Lois Nitch’s son Andrew has been in a group home for 30 years, and now the home has closed. Oak Hill is… Read more »

Statement on Governor’s Signing of FY18-19 State Budget

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on the Governor’s signing of the FY18-19 state budget: October 31, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “It is an enormous relief that the Governor has signed the budget and ended four months of debilitating uncertainty for Connecticut’s nonprofits. Our members have been underfunded… Read more »

Statement on final legislative approval of the FY 18/19 state budget

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on final legislative approval of the FY 18/19 state budget: October 26, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Today’s votes by the Senate and House on a state budget end months of fiscal uncertainty for community based providers and the half-million people who rely… Read more »

Bridgeport’s StreetSafe Program That Targets Gangs and Street Violence To Shut Down

Bridgeport’s StreetSafe Program That Targets Gangs and Street Violence To Shut Down Latest Casualty of State Budget Stalemate (Bridgeport, CT) – StreetSafe, a community-based nonprofit program in Bridgeport that has helped more than 300 at-risk youths turn their lives around, will close its doors on October 1, one of the latest casualties of the ongoing… Read more »

CTNewsJunkie: Community Providers Rally For A State Budget

Community Providers Rally For A State Budget By Christine Stuart | September 7, 2017 HARTFORD, CT — Nearly 500 advocates, family members, and clients gathered on the north steps of the state Capitol to ask legislative leaders to pass a budget that funds services for their community. It’s at least the third and largest rally… Read more »

Gian-Carl Casa on CBS’ The Connection Podcast

Alliance President and CEO, Gian-Carl Casa, joined Ann Baldwin, host of The Connection, to discuss the impact of Connecticut’s ongoing budget situation on community nonprofits. Listen to the Podcast here.

WFSB: Lack of State Budget Hits Nonprofits Hard

WFSB 3 Connecticut HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Day 61 without a state budget has left a painful $150 million hole for the state’s non-profits. A Hartford man who turned his life around said the state can’t afford to turn its backs on those who help so many. We know people are in need and we… Read more »