Testimony on HB 7027: AAC the State Budget for the Biennium Ending June Thirtieth 2019 and Making Appropriations Therefor Appropriations Committee Department of Public Health Budget

Author: Stephen Karp

February 22, 2017

The National Association of Social Workers, CT chapter opposes the Governor’s proposed budget reduction of 10% in the Department of Public Health’s budget for school based health clinics, $921,000 in each fiscal year. SBHC’s are a proven effective serv …

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Testimony on Adopting the Interstate Compact to Elect the President of the United States by National Popular Vote Government Elections and Administration Committee

Author: Stephen Karp

February 22, 2017

  The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter representing over 2600 members calls upon the CT General Assembly to adopt the Interstate Compact to Elect the President of the United States by Popular Vote. As a profession that is deeply …

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TESTIMONY on the Governor’s Proposed Budget Appropriations Committee

Author: Susan Raggo,

February 22, 2017

CLASS and NASW/CT are strongly opposed to the proposed funding cuts to the Care4Kids program in FY 18. We are also opposed too keeping the Care4Kids program closed to all but current TANF families for the next two years. NASW/CT represents more than 26 …

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Testimony on Senate Bill 1: AA Creating A Paid Family Leave System In The State Labor and Public Employees Committee

Author: Timothy Demers

February 16, 2017

Testimony on Senate Bill 1: AA Creating A Paid Family Leave System In The State Labor and Public Employees Committee February 16, 2017 Dear Members of the Labor and Public Employees Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly, My name is Timothy Deme …

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Testimony on the Governor’s Proposed DSS Budget Appropriations Committee

Author: Stephen Karp

February 16, 2017

Testimony on the Governor’s Proposed DSS Budget Appropriations Committee NASW/CT strongly opposes the Governor’s proposed reductions in the Medicaid/HUSKY program. Despite the serious budget deficit we urge the Appropriations Committee to maintain curr …

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Testimony on HB 5531: AAC The Care and Treatment of Persons with a Mental Illness or Substance Use Disorder

Author: Stephen Karp, LMSW

April 1, 2016

Testimony on HB 5531: AAC The Care and Treatment of Persons with a Mental Illness or Substance Use Disorder Judiciary Committee March 18, 2016 Submitted By: Stephen Karp, LMSW The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter, representing over 29 …

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Testimony on HB 5626: AAC The Earned Income Tax Credit Finance, Revenue and Bonding

Author: Stephen Karp

March 17, 2016

Testimony on HB 5626: AAC The Earned Income Tax Credit Finance, Revenue and Bonding March 18, 2016   On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter representing 2900 members, we support HB 5626 as a means of considering valuab …

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Testimony on HB 5591: An Act Creating the Connecticut Retirement Security Program Labor & Public Employees Committee

Author: Stephen Karp, LMSW

March 10, 2016

Testimony on HB 5591: An Act Creating the Connecticut Retirement Security Program Labor & Public Employees Committee March 8, 2016   Submitted By: Stephen Karp, LMSW The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter is in support of HB 55 …

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Testimony on SB 221: AAC Paid Family and Medical Leave

Author: Stephen Karp, LMSW

March 8, 2016

Testimony on SB 221: AAC Paid Family and Medical Leave Labor & Public Employees Committee March 8, 2016 On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter we support bill 221. As an organization representing over 2900 social work m …

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Testimony on SB 278 AAC Nursing Home Facility Minimum Staffing Levels

Author: Stephen Karp

March 1, 2016

Testimony on SB 278 AAC Nursing Home Facility Minimum Staffing Levels Human Services Committee March 3, 2016   The National Association of Social Workers, Connecticut chapter, supports SB 278. The Public Health Code is woefully inadequate when it comes …

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