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Recent Publications

COVID-19 Executive Orders Affecting Business, Labor, and Housing
2020-R-0109

This report provides brief summaries of the governor's COVID-19 executive orders concerning business, labor, and housing.

COVID-19 Executive Orders Affecting Health and Human Services
2020-R-0110

This report provides brief summaries of the governor's COVID-19 executive orders concerning health and human services.

COVID-19 Executive Orders Affecting Education and Child Care
2020-R-0111

This report provides brief summaries of the governor's COVID-19 executive orders concerning education and child care.

COVID-19 Executive Orders Affecting State and Local Government Operations and Elections
2020-R-0112

This report provides brief summaries of the governor's COVID-19 executive orders concerning state and local government operations and elections.

Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts and the COVID-19 Pandemic
2021-R-0054

This report explains federal rules that apply to health and dependent care flexible spending accounts, including the "use it or lose it" rule, and summarizes any relief from the rules available in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Felony Convictions and Employment
2021-R-0049

This report describes the consequences of a felony conviction on employment.

Impact of COVID-19 on the State's Leisure and Hospitality Industry
2021-R-0046

This report describes the impact of COVID-19 on the state's leisure and hospitality industry, including the effects on employment and tax collections.

Special Services Districts (SSDs) in Connecticut's Downtowns
2021-R-0040

This report provides a directory of special services districts (SSDs) in Connecticut's business districts.

Statute of Limitations to Prosecute a Mandated Reporter’s Failure to Report Child Abuse or Neglect
2021-R-0037

This report summarizes the statute of limitations for prosecuting a mandated reporter who fails to report child abuse or neglect and the penalty associated with the offense in the different states.

Guide to Connecticut's Business Tax Credits
2021-R-0029

This report describes Connecticut's business tax credits.

Tax Benefits for Volunteer Firefighters and EMS Personnel
2021-R-0019

This report describes tax benefits enacted by Congress for volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel. It also answers the question of whether any Connecticut programs qualify for these benefits.

Electric Supplier Variable Rates
2021-R-0017

This report describes PA 15-90, An Act Concerning Variable Electric Rates, and provides current data on variable rate residential accounts.

Special License Plates
2021-R-0004

This report provides a list of special license plates established in statute along with their associated fees and where the revenue goes.

COVID-19 Business Reopening Self-Certifications
2020-R-0350

This report provides summary data on Connecticut businesses that have self-certified to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic pursuant to the DECD Sector Rules.

Issue Brief: COVID-19 and Connecticut Long-Term Care Facilities
2020-R-0320

This report briefly describes the effects of COVID-19 on long-term care facilities in Connecticut.

Issue Brief: COVID-19 Housing Assistance
2020-R-0314

This report briefly describes housing assistance programs available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Issue Brief: Public Assistance Programs and COVID-19
2020-R-0294

This report briefly describes how some public assistance programs have changed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Issue Brief: Pandemic Related Business Assistance
2020-R-0282

This report briefly describes federal and Connecticut pandemic related business assistance.

Issue Brief: Student Loan Relief Options During the COVID-19 Pandemic
2020-R-0273

This report briefly describes student relief options available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Paycheck Protection Program Assistance to Connecticut Businesses
2020-R-0177

This report provides data on the 2020 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) assistance provided to Connecticut businesses.