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06/3/2021 | Holding Wall Street Accountable

A Recovery For All: the Case for Robust Public Investment in Connecticut

As the COVID-19 pandemic is laying bare, there are extreme racial and economic inequalities in Connecticut that must be dismantled.

    We need to make dramatic investments in our struggling communities in order to provide quality education, health care, housing, and so much more for ALL residents in Connecticut, not just the wealthy few. While communities across the state desperately need major public investment in order to survive and prosper, some elected officials are pushing the same kind of harmful austerity policies that have long contributed to pain and suffering throughout the state. The impact of these policies has only been exacerbated over the last year, through the crushing impact of the pandemic and resulting economic crisis. If we want to rebuild a better state and reduce Connecticut’s long-standing racial and economic disparities, we can’t afford to continue the status quo approach.

    The case against austerity is clear. Download the brief to learn more →