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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 »

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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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