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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 approved tonight by the House

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the budget approved tonight by the House of Representatives: “During the economic recession, community nonprofit funding was reduced and mid-year rescissions imposed additional cuts, year after year. At the same time, the need for services has increased. “We are grateful there are… Read more »

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CT Mirror: After years of lean budgets, nonprofits want $100 M from surplus

May 29, 2019 By: Keith Phaneuf With Connecticut’s coffers flush with cash for the first time in a decade, long-suffering nonprofit social services want a share of the wealth. The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance recently wrote to Gov. Ned Lamont, asking that he and lawmakers set aside $100 million to assist those who provide the… Read more »

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Face the State: Officials say flat funding for nonprofits falls short

April 14, 2019 Click here to watch Gian-Carl Casa on WFSB’s Face the State with Susan Raff.

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Op-Ed: A Tax By Any Other Name is Still a Tax

April 12, 2019 by Gian-Carl Casa Tucked into a large bill concerning local revenues is a proposal that would allow municipalities to assess a tax – this time called a “municipal public safety and infrastructure benefit charge” – on nonprofits of all types. Section 6 of HB 7408 specifies a formula for determining the tax,… Read more »

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Face the Facts with Max Reiss: Nonprofits hurt by federal tax changes

April 14, 2019 Watch Alliance member Kristie Scott, President & CEO of Perception Programs and Gian-Carl Casa on “Face the Facts” with NBC Connecticut’s Max Reiss, talking about the challenges created by federal tax changes. The segment begins about eight minutes into this video:

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