Legislative Action Alerts

  • Urgent Message on State Budget

    Brenda Sperry

    August 3, 2017

    We need help to prevent cuts to programs for low income people. Our lobbyist received a call from someone very involved in the budget negotiations. They said they are being asked to cut another $100-$150 million from the budget and others in the negoti …




  • URGENT ACTION IS STILL NEEDED!!! 7-14-17

    Brenda Sperry

    July 14, 2017

    The Connecticut House of Representatives and Senate is scheduled to meet Tuesday, July 18th to discuss the current state budget proposals. As most of you are aware, all of these recent budget proposals significantly jeopardize HUSKY A/Medicaid program …




  • NASW/CT Calls On The State Legislature To Include New Revenues In All Proposed Budgets

    Brenda Sperry

    June 26, 2017

    The State Legislature and Governor have to pass a state budget by June 30th or the Governor will begin to allocate funds monthly to keep state government and state funded services going. In the event that no budget is passed by July 1st it is unclear h …




  • SUPPORT SB 586: An Act Expanding Mandated Health Benefits For Women, Children and Adolescents

    Brenda Sperry

    May 24, 2017

    We urge legislators to do what they can to mitigate the harm that is expected to result from continued threats of Congressional action or Administrative rollbacks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through regulatory changes, in coming months. Despite th …




  • ADOPTEES ACCESS TO BIRTH CERTIFICATES

    Brenda Sperry

    May 11, 2017

    Support Senate Bill 977: An Act Concerning Access To Original Birth Records By Adult Adopted Persons Adopted adults whose adoptions were finalized on or after October 1, 1983 have the ability to attain an uncertified copy of their birth certificate. Ho …




  • We cannot balance the state budget solely with funding cuts. New revenues are needed to avoid devastating cuts to human services, education and health care.

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    March 29, 2017

    Dear NASW Member, The state of Connecticut and the Connecticut General Assembly cannot afford another year of major cuts to state spending and neglect new revenue sources. A majority of these spending cuts disproportionally affect low-income workers, r …




  • Take action to support Paid Family and Medical Leave

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    March 29, 2017

    Take action to support Paid Family and Medical Leave. Ask you state legislators to support the paid leave bill.   NASW/CT ACTION ALERT CONTACT YOUR STATE SENATOR & REPRESENTATIVE PROPOSED SENATE BILL 1: AN ACT CREATING A PAID FAMILY AND MEDICA …




  • Protect Medicaid Funding from Cuts

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    February 17, 2017

    PROTECT MEDICAID FUNDING FROM CUTS The Governor’s budget proposes to cut HUSKY A Parents eligibility from the current 155% of the federal poverty level to 138%. This will eliminate at least 9,500 parents from HUSKY health care coverage. Here is why we …




  • PROPOSED SENATE BILL 1: AN ACT CREATING A PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE SYSTEM IN THE STATE

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    February 17, 2017

    NASW/CT ACTION ALERT CONTACT YOUR STATE SENATOR & REPRESENTATIVE PROPOSED SENATE BILL 1: AN ACT CREATING A PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE SYSTEM IN THE STATE The NASW-CT urges you to contact your legislator and encourage them to support Senate Bill …




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