NBC Connecticut's coverage of the 12/14 press conference was conbined with overall budget information.
Two letters were submitted to the Torrington Register Citizen by parents in Torrington (Torrington Child Care Center) regarding the cuts to children's services. The Alliance mounted a letter and phone campaign to coincide with the press conference on Dec. 14.
Radio actuality produced and submitted to radio stations all over the state of CT prior to the 12/14 press conference. More than 31 newsrooms took the mp3 feed, which equals more than 31 stations accepting, due to multiple stations under the same owner.
Susan Haigh, a reporter with the Hartford bureau of the Associated Press, covered the 12/14 press conference and her story was picked up by the New London Day.
The New Haven Register's article regarding the state budget crisis and the 12/14 press conference hosted by Rep. Toni Walker and the CT Early Childhood Alliance.
One article and one column written in the Hartford Courant regarding the press conference and cuts to children's services from 12/14 press conference.
Two articles from Ken Dixon regarding the budget crisis and the press conference on Dec. 14.
Christine Stuart reports if Rell’s proposal is adopted by the legislature the Care4Kids program, which helps subsidize quality day care for low and moderate income families, won’t be fully funded.
She quoted Kathy Queen, executive director of Wallingford Community Day Care, who said the cut would cause over 600 children to lose access to preschool programs, force 600 parents to quit their jobs in order to care for their children, and lead to multiple child care centers and layoffs of almost 100 teachers.