Connecticut Voices for Children: Impact of the Final FY 2016 Budget on Children and Families

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The State of Connecticut’s final FY 16 budget, improved from earlier proposals, still balances on children and families’ finite resources, this analysis finds.

 While funding the “Children’s Budget” – state spending on children and family services – requires only a third of overall state funding, children’s program funding reductions account for nearly ninety percent of state budget cuts.

Under the State of Connecticut’s final FY 16 budget, state spending on children and family services decreases by $201.7 million, or 3.3%.

Read the full report here