The growth has effectively wiped out any projected shortfall after the next gubernatorial election.
Nonprofit leaders say their ability to assess the crisis is hindered by delays in getting state funding to community-based caregivers.
The state’s largest health care workers’ union launched a strike Tuesday against a major chain serving the developmentally disabled.
Nonprofits who serve the developmentally disabled still don’t know all details about their state funding for this year and next.
A major healthcare workers’ union plans to strike Oct. 5 against two group home operators for the developmentally disabled.
The House approved a new budget early Wednesday that avoids tax hikes and invests in municipalities and social services.
Gov. Ned Lamont and CT’s largest health care workers union averted a strike at group homes for the developmentally disabled.
Hundreds of group home residents, trapped in a game of state budget brinkmanship, could be transferred into nursing homes.
The state’s largest health care workers’ union has suspended plans to strike at more than 200 group homes Friday.
A work stoppage could exceed 5,000 caregivers if nursing home staffers strike as well.
State spending for nonprofits has grown by about 10% over about two decades. With inflation, nonprofits say they lost money.
A new survey showed Connecticut’s nonprofits scrambling to stay afloat in the pandemic, with two-thirds having cut services.
Nonprofit social service agencies accused Gov. Ned Lamont with failing to deliver protective gear pledged two weeks ago.
The Senate GOP leader pressed the governor to suspend state employee raises and funnel the savings to non-profits.
Nonprofit agencies say they aren’t treated as “essential healthcare workers,” provided little PPE and on brink of financial catastrophe.