Fiscal Sustainability

 Getting Connecticut's state budget under control is critical to ensuring that we can compete for tomorrow's jobs (Photo: Shutterstock.com).

Getting Connecticut's state budget under control is critical to ensuring that we can compete for tomorrow's jobs (Photo: Shutterstock.com).

A business-as-usual approach to budgeting won't solve Connecticut's multi-billion dollar structural deficit. Despite several years of cuts, we still face steep deficits, and the prospect of raising taxes is prompting businesses and resident to flee the state rather than spending and investing in Connecticut. We must break the cycle for good, eliminating inefficiencies and rethinking how we fund programs and provide services.