Statement on news that the Office of Policy and Management is considering emergency budget cuts

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on news that the Office of Policy and Management is considering emergency budget cuts: “We appreciate that the Governor is managing the state budget prudently, with an eye on the future. But we are greatly concerned that with a de facto $300 million… Read more »

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Press Release: Nonprofit Organizations Are Focus of January Workshops on 2020 Census

With Much at Stake, Efforts Intensify to Assure Complete Count; Census Begins in March December 30, 2019 As 2020 begins, the fast approaching decennial 2020 United States Census looms large. To increase awareness and understanding of the importance of the Census to Connecticut, to explain precisely how it will work, and to seek the assistance… Read more »

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Statement in response to this week’s report from the State Comptroller on the status of Connecticut’s revenues and expenditures.

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, in response to this week’s report from the State Comptroller on the status of Connecticut’s revenues and expenditures. “The state is collecting revenues amounting to $300 million more than budgeted expenditures. The ‘deficit’ that continues to be reported is the result of a… Read more »

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Statement on Governor Lamont’s comments on funding for Connecticut’s community nonprofits:

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Lamont’s comments on funding for Connecticut’s community nonprofits: “Connecticut is finally seeing consecutive years of surplus dollars and has a record-size savings account. The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance) urges the Governor, as he conducts his budget deliberations, to restore… Read more »

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Statement: Nonprofits on proposed budget agreement

May 30, 2019 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the proposed state budget agreement announced today. “A budget is a statement of priorities. We don’t know yet the line items in the proposed spending plan announced today, we hope it includes good news for… Read more »

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Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on the budget raised by the legislature’s Appropriations Committee

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on the budget raised by the legislature’s Appropriations Committee today. “We thank the Appropriations Committee for approving a spending plan that makes no cuts in community nonprofit services and restores some funding for mental health grants and programs for juvenile justice, housing and… Read more »

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Community Nonprofits Ask Governor and Legislature to Share Surplus

April 24, 2019 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Today, Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, sent a letter to Governor Lamont, Legislative leaders and members of the General Assembly. In light of this week’s news about the state surplus, Casa asks that the Governor and lawmakers appropriate additional dollars for community nonprofits… Read more »

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Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on HB7408, a bill that would require nonprofits to pay a fee to municipalities

April 4, 2019 Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on H.B. 7408, a bill that would require nonprofits to pay a fee to municipalities for providing road maintenance and police, fire, and emergency services [section 6] which was raised today by the Finance Committee: “After more than a decade… Read more »

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Statement: Nonprofits on P&D Committee support of bill clarifying tax exempt status

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the legislature’s Planning and Development Committee vote to support SB 928, AN ACT CONCERNING THE TAX EXEMPTION FOR REAL PROPERTY USED FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES. March 29, 2019 “We thank the Planning and Development Committee for today’s vote to advance legislation that would… Read more »

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Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on Governor Lamont’s budget proposal:

February 20, 2019 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Lamont’s budget proposal: “Given the state’s budget difficulties, the Alliance thanks Governor Lamont for mostly protecting community services and programs that serve people with developmental disabilities, treat substance abuse and mental illness, house the… Read more »

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