Hartford Courant: State-Funded Rehab Center Faces Uncertain Future Without Budget

State-Funded Rehab Center Faces Uncertain Future Without Budget By Daniela Altimari | July 17, 2017 At 27, Catherine Kriss had an apartment of her own and a job she loved at an insurance brokerage firm. But she was unable to quiet the paranoia that increasingly overtook her thoughts; eventually, she lost her job and her… Read more »

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West Fair: Connecticut nonprofits on the chopping block amid state budget impasse

Connecticut nonprofits on the chopping block amid state budget impasse By Kevin Zimmerman | July 14, 2017 The state budget impasse is already being felt by a number of sectors, but perhaps none as much as the nonprofit segment. “I think it’s a horrible situation,” said Eileen Healy, executive director of Independence Northwest. One of… Read more »

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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 »

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CTNewsJunkie: No Budget Deal for Thursday

No Budget Deal for Thursday By Christine Stuart | June 27, 2017 HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 4:15 p.m.) Democrats in the legislature were unable to come up with a two-year budget deal to close a $5.1 billion budget deficit and House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz said he’s not interested in approving a temporary budget solution. However,… Read more »

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Hartford Courant: Malloy Offers Budget Alternative

With Deadline Nearing, Malloy Offers Budget Alternative To Keep State Running By Christopher Keating and Daniela Altimari | June 26, 2017 HARTFORD – Offering proposed cuts of hundreds of millions for municipalities and up to 10 percent for nonprofits that provide state services, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled a budget-slicing executive order Monday that he… Read more »

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CTNewsJunkie: Nonprofit Community Says Budget Delay Will Hurt Connecticut Residents

Nonprofit Community Says Budget Delay Will Hurt Connecticut Residents By Christine Stuart | June 16, 2017 HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s Community Nonprofit Alliance members, who provide services to some of the state’s neediest residents, are concerned about what happens with their contracts if legislative leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy can’t approve a budget by… Read more »

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CTMirror: Without a CT budget by July 1, the options are all bad

Without a CT budget by July 1, the options are all bad By Keith M. Phaneuf | June 15, 2017 For more than 100 years, Connecticut has periodically grappled with what to do when the fiscal year begins and a new budget is not in place to greet it. But with just 15 days left… Read more »

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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 »

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Record Journal: Lawmakers Don’t Want to Yield Budgeting Power

Lawmakers Don’t Want to Yield Budgeting Power to Malloy By Mike Savino | June 05, 2017 HARTFORD — While lawmakers are focusing on other legislative priorities through Wednesday’s end of the regular session, they feel a sense of urgency to put a budget in place before the end of the month. In particular, they say… Read more »

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WFSB: Non-profit organizations are impacted by budget woes

May 21, 2017 On Sunday, Alliance President and CEO, appeared on WFSB’s Face the State to discuss the affects of potential budget cuts on nonprofit organizations, as well as the benefits of converting many state-run services to the nonprofit sector. Connecticut can save hundreds of millions of dollars each year, saving programs from closure and… Read more »

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