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  • A new window into Connecticut’s finances (CT Mirror)


    Three years ago this month, Office of Policy and Management Secretary Ben Barnes stated Connecticut had “entered into a period of permanent fiscal crisis.” That fiscal crisis, which was decades in the making, looms to this day, and continues to present state and local policymakers with difficult decisions. However, to properly address these challenges we must first understand them and know what problems our state must solve. This starts with understanding the data.

  • A New, Interactive Look at Connecticut's Fiscal Health and Challenges


    Today, the Connecticut School Finance Project is proud to officially launch a new, interactive website ( that provides an in-depth, yet approachable, look into many of the fiscal challenges that Connecticut faces, such as long-term pension and debt obligations, shrinking revenues, and declining bond ratings.