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Publications

Recent Publications

Issue Brief: Public Schools of Choice
2018-R-0286

This report provides an overview of Connecticut's public schools of choice, including charter and magnet schools, vo-ag centers, and technical high schools.

Connecticut Car Rental Laws and Car Sharing Services
2018-R-0326

This report discusses Connecticut's car rental laws and car sharing services. It provides an overview specific to the business of short-term car rentals.

Issue Brief: Recent Drug Penalty Changes in Connecticut
2018-R-0307

This report discusses recent changes in Connecticut's drug penalties, including changes enacted under PA 15-2, June Special Session; diversionary programs; and the Good Samaritan law.

Workplace Sexual Harassment Law
2018-R-0243

This report provides a brief summary of Connecticut's workplace sexual harassment laws, including its protections for interns, higher education security policies, and agreement disclosures under the Freedom of Information Act.

Issue Brief: Recreational Marijuana
2018-R-0315

This report provides a brief overview of recreational marijuana, a snapshot of marijuana-related legislation in Connecticut, and elements of other states' recreational marijuana legalization laws.

Issue Brief: Sports Betting
2018-R-0224

This report provides a brief overview of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act and Connecticut's tribal agreements with the Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes.

Issue Brief: Off-Reservation Casinos
2018-R-0257

This report briefly discusses tribal agreements, attorney general letters and opinions concerning the agreements, and recently enacted legislation concerning casinos.

State Assistance for People with Physical Disabilities
2018-R-0318

This report briefly describes the services available to adults with physical disabilities, including health, personal care assistance, financial assistance, counseling, nutrition, and tax relief programs.