Tag: legislative session

Statement on Governor’s Signing of FY18-19 State Budget

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on the Governor’s signing of the FY18-19 state budget: October 31, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “It is an enormous relief that the Governor has signed the budget and ended four months of debilitating uncertainty for Connecticut’s nonprofits. Our members have been underfunded… Read more »

Statement regarding Governor Malloy’s proposed budget plans

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Malloy’s proposed budget plans released today: June 26, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “There are devastating funding cuts to community-based providers in the executive order released today, although some would be mitigated by the proposed mini budget, which would be… Read more »

Statement Regarding the End of the General Session

End of General Session statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance: June 08, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “With the end of the fiscal year only weeks away, the failure to agree on a budget during the regular session has put thousands of individuals served by community based providers in… Read more »

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 »

Statement on FY18/19 budgets released by Democrats and Republicans

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the recommended FY18/19 budgets released by Democrats and Republicans today: May 16, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “In a very difficult budget year, one of the toughest problems we face is how to provide necessary human services with the money that’s available…. Read more »

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on the FY18 Budget Proposals

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance) on FY18 budget proposals: April 28, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860.985.3533 “The Alliance is grateful that today’s Republican proposal, the budget considered by the Appropriations Committee, and the Governor’s budget all include conversion of more expensive state-operated human service programs to… Read more »

CTNewsJunkie: Sales Tax Proposal Pits Municipalities Against Nonprofits

Sales Tax Proposal Pits Municipalities Against Nonprofits by Jack Kramer | Apr 25, 2017 HARTFORD, CT — The state’s largest organization of local leaders came out in support of a plan Wednesday to raise the state’s sales tax rate from 6.35 percent to 6.99 percent as long as the increased hundreds of millions generated would… Read more »

Statement: Nonprofits on proposal to eliminate sales tax exemptions

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on the Finance Committee’s consideration of proposals to eliminate sales tax exemptions for community-based nonprofits. April 19, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Nonprofits have seen a decade of budget cuts, with more pending, so we’re alarmed that lawmakers are considering a sales… Read more »

CTNewsJunkie: Finance Committee Explores Revenue Ideas

Finance Committee Explores Abundance of Revenue Ideas As Deadline Nears By Christine Stuart | April 20, 2017 HARTFORD, CT — The Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee is expected to wrap up its work next week, but until then it seems to be pursuing every revenue generating idea it can to close the two year $3.6… Read more »

Shifting Human Service Programs to Nonprofits Can Serve More People and Save Money

Shifting More Human Service Programs to Community Providers Would Save $1.3 Billion in 3-Year Phase-in and Protect Thousands Who Rely on Services 10 Percent Budget Cuts Would Gut Programs and Close Agencies (Hartford, CT) – As the Governor and the Legislature work to pass a budget for FY-18 that addresses a projected $1.7 billion shortfall,… Read more »