Tag: community services

CT Mirror: Malloy Would Reduce, Dramatically Redistribute School Aid In October

Malloy Would Reduce, Dramatically Redistribute School Aid In October By Keith M. Phaneuf and Jacqueline Rabe Thomas | August 18, 2017 Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would reduce grants to school districts by 28 percent in October — if no state budget has been adopted — and would dramatically shift funding away from wealthy and middle-income… Read more »

CTNewsJunkie: Malloy Adjusts Executive Order

Malloy Adjusts His Executive Order, Cancels PILOT Payment & Zeroes Out ECS for 85 Towns By Christine Stuart | August 18, 2017 HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 2:30 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would zero out education funding for 85 communities, reduce education funding for 54 communities, and the state’s 30 neediest communities would receive the… Read more »

Gian-Carl Casa on CBS’ The Connection Podcast

August 13, 2017 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.

CTMirror: Human services cuts take effect after a month without a budget

Human services cuts take effect after a month without a budget By Julia Werth | August 1, 2017 After a month without an adopted budget, the first round of cuts to human services agencies across state government took effect Tuesday. The departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), Developmental Disabilities, Correction, Social Services, and… Read more »

Hartford Courant: More Pain As State Budget Impasse Enters Its Second Month

More Pain As State Budget Impasse Enters Its Second Month By Daniela Altimari and Matt Ormseth | August 1, 2017 HARTFORD — With a political standoff over the state budget entering its second month, social service providers and the people they serve are bracing for a fresh round of funding reductions. At a state Capitol… Read more »

CTNewsJunkie: Disability Advacates Accept Their Punishment in Court, Continue Push for ‘Moral’ Budget

Disability Advacates Accept Their Punishment in Court, Continue Push for ‘Moral’ Budget By Christine Stuart | July 26, 2017 HARTFORD, CT — Press conferences, rallies, and public testimony weren’t conveying the right message to state lawmakers or Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, so they tried something different and got arrested. Last week, after refusing to leave… Read more »

Statement regarding Furlough Day for Nonprofit Providers

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on today’s furlough at nonprofit agencies that contract with the state: July 26, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Today’s mandated furlough at community nonprofits that work with people with developmental disabilities should give every resident of Connecticut pause. Closing the doors of agencies… Read more »

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 »

Statement regarding no state budget before July 1

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the news that lawmakers will not meet to adopt a budget before July 1: June 27, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “It is beyond disappointing that the General Assembly apparently will not meet on Thursday to adopt even a short-term budget when… Read more »

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 »