Nonprofit agencies say they aren’t treated as “essential healthcare workers,” provided little PPE and on brink of financial catastrophe.
Nonprofit social services are struggling to keep programs open. Closures would leave clients unprotected and would financially doom some agencies.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s new budget replaces a previously approved tax cut for hospitals with a $43 million tax hike.
Connecticut’s private, nonprofit social service agencies released an agenda Wednesday that includes further privatization of state-sponsored services.
Advocates for public- and private-sector social services workers offered competing recommendations to Gov.-elect Ned Lamont’s transition team on how to finance and deliver state-sponsored human services amidst lean budget conditions.
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 communities and into poorer ones.