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Recent Publications

Stewart v. Azar and Medicaid Work Requirements

This report summarizes a U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia decision in a challenge to Kentucky's implementation of new community engagement requirements in its Medicaid program.

Insurance Coverage for Crumbling Concrete Foundations: A Summary of the Issues

This report lists certain actions taken by the Connecticut General Assembly and the Connecticut Insurance Department regulating homeowners insurance in response to crumbling concrete foundations.

Laws Governing Parole

This report describes Connecticut laws governing parole. The Board of Pardons and Paroles has independent decision-making authority to grant or deny parole, set conditions of parole, and rescind or revoke parole.

Appealing Real Property Tax Assessments

This report summarizes the process for appealing real property tax assessments in Connecticut. By law, anyone aggrieved by a property tax assessor's actions can appeal those actions to the town's board of assessment appeals.

Issue Brief: DCP's Cottage Food License

This report provides a brief overview of the cottage food operation law and Department of Consumer Protection regulations.

Changes to Medicaid's Institutions for Mental Disease Exclusion

This report summarizes the recent changes to Medicaid's institutions for mental disease exclusion contained in the SUPPORT (Substance Use Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recover and Treatment) for Patients and Communities Act (P.L. 115-271).

OLR Backgrounder: Millstone and the Zero Carbon Procurement

This report describes recent legislation affecting the Millstone Power Station and the related power procurement currently underway.

Justices of the Peace in New England States

This report discusses which New England states authorize justices of the peace to perform duties like those of Connecticut's justices of the peace, who appoints them, and whether they impose a cap on fees justices of the peace may charge.