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2014-R-0081 OLR BACKGROUNDER: ENERGY EFFICIENCY FINANCING
2014-R-0079 OLR BACKGROUNDER: WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS ENACTED SINCE 2004
2014-R-0033 OLR BACKGROUNDER: APPELLATE COURT DECISION ON NET NEUTRALITY
2014-R-0019 OLR BACKGROUNDER: BIFURCATING TOWN BUDGET REFERENDA
2014-R-0014 OLR BACKGROUNDER: ENERGY ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS
2014-R-0013 OLR BACKGROUNDER: REGULATORY MODEL FOR LARGE-SCALE NATURAL GAS EXPANSION PLANS
2013-R-0458 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE EMPLOYEE DEMOGRAPHICS
2013-R-0375 OLR BACKGROUNDER: GETTING UP TO SPEED ON MEDICAID AND HUSKY B
2013-R-0390 OLR BACKGROUNDER: NET METERING
2013-R-0394 OLR BACKGROUNDER: TOLL ROADS AND PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
2013-R-0344 OLR BACKGROUNDER: COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS
2013-R-0298 OLR BACKGROUNDER: THE “SHARING ECONOMY” AND PUBLIC POLICY
2013-R-0342 OLR BACKGROUNDER: DRUG POSSESSION, SALE, AND PARAPHERNALIA PENALTIES
2013-R-0254 OLR BACKGROUNDER: BRINGING HIGH-SPEED INTERNET TO THE CLASSROOM
2013-R-0296 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS APPLICABLE TO MAJOR PARTY LEGISLATIVE CANDIDATES
2013-R-0278 OLR BACKGROUNDER: NEW FEMA FLOOD MAPS AND CONNECTICUT
2013-R-0260 OLR BACKGROUNDER: SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND THE BENEFIT CORPORATION
2013-R-0244 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE SPENDING CAPS ANALYSIS
2013-R-0096 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CONNECTICUT ANTI-TEXTING INITIATIVES
2013-R-0025 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE APPELLATE CASE ON SENTENCING JUVENILES CONVICTED OF MURDER
2013-R-0056 OLR BACKGROUNDER: GUIDE TO CONNECTICUT’S BUSINESS TAX CREDITS
2013-R-0007 OLR BACKGROUNDER: DIESEL VS. GASOLINE PRICES
2013-R-0026 OLR BACKGROUNDER: 2012 OUTPATIENT CIVIL COMMITMENT BILL
2013-R-0008 OLR BACKGROUNDER: SEARCHING PRIVATE PROPERTY FOR ZONING VIOLATIONS WHEN CONSENT IS WITHHELD
2012-R-0492 OLR BACKGROUNDER: THE CONNECTICUT JUVENILE TRAINING SCHOOL
2012-R-0520 OLR BACKGROUNDER: HUMAN TRAFFICKING
2012-R-0507 OLR BACKGROUNDER: SELECTED DEMOGRAPHIC AND WORKFORCE TRENDS
2012-R-0517 OLR BACKGROUNDER: WHEN I'M 64: SOME POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF AN AGING CONNECTICUT
2012-R-0499 OLR BACKGROUNDER: WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
2012-R-0493 OLR BACKGROUNDER: NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM
2012-R-0504 OLR BACKGROUNDER: FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE PROGRAMS
2012-R-0510 OLR BACKGROUNDER: PATIENT ACCESS TO MEDICAL RECORDS
2012-R-0300 OLR BACKGROUNDER: SEX OFFENDERS ON PROBATION AND PAROLE — TREATMENT AND HOUSING RESTRICTIONS
2012-R-0478 OLR BACKGROUNDER: PROMOTING NATURAL GAS USE IN CONNECTICUT — POTENTIAL BENEFITS, COSTS, RISKS, AND UNCERTAINTIES
2012-R-0489 OLR BACKGROUNDER: COMPENSATION COMMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS, 2002-2011
2012-R-0466 OLR BACKGROUNDER: EDUCATION REFORM PROVISIONS TAKING EFFECT IN 2013 OR AFTER
2012-R-0458 OLR BACKGROUNDER: VELEZ V. COMMISSIONER OF LABOR
2012-R-0450 OLR BACKGROUNDER: TRANSIT DISTRICTS
2012-R-0476 OLR BACKGROUNDER: 2013 SOCIAL SECURITY COLAS AND EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS
2012-R-0471 OLR BACKGROUNDER: SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS ACT
2012-R-0461 OLR BACKGROUNDER: JUAN F. CONSENT DECREE
2012-R-0445 OLR BACKGROUNDER: WHY ARE GAS PRICES SO HIGH?
2012-R-0444 OLR BACKGROUNDER: THE LITTLE MILLER ACT
2012-R-0426 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE V. MAURICE M.
2012-R-0393 OLR BACKGROUNDER: NOR ANY DROP TO DRINK – PREPARING FOR DROUGHT IN CONNECTICUT
2012-R-0446 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE-MANDATED HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS
2012-R-0411 OLR BACKGROUNDER: DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS
2012-R-0381 OLR BACKGROUNDER: THE HEALTHY, HUNGER-FREE KIDS
2012-R-0409 OLR BACKGROUNDER: EFFECT OF UNDISSOLVED CIVIL UNION ON SUBSEQUENT MARRIAGE
2012-R-0384 OLR BACKGROUNDER: WELFARE-TO-WORK — ELIGIBILITY, BENEFITS, CASELOAD AND WORK REQUIREMENTS
2012-R-0375 OLR BACKGROUNDER: EVOLUTION OF MODEL POLICY FOR POLICE RESPONSES TO FAMILY VIOLENCE CRIMES
2012-R-0342 OLR BACKGROUNDER: SPECIAL IMMIGRANT JUVENILE STATUS
2012-R-0341 OLR BACKGROUNDER: ARIZONA V. UNITED STATES
2012-R-0267 OLR BACKGROUNDER: OSHA LAWS AND VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS
2012-R-0285 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS
2012-R-0293 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CYBERSTALKING
2012-R-0266 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CHANGES IN UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND ELIGIBILITY IN OTHER STATES
2012-R-0289 OLR BACKGROUNDER: JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PROCEDURE
2012-R-0260 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE EMPLOYEE LONGEVITY PAY
2012-R-0253 OLR BACKGROUNDER: NONUNION STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCES
2012-R-0032 OLR BACKGROUNDER: THE 2011 SEBAC AGREEMENT
2012-R-0080 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CONNECTICUT PRISON POPULATION OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS
2012-R-0062 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATUTES WITH CRIMINAL PENALTIES
2011-R-0491 OLR BACKGROUNDER: 2011 AGENCY REORGANIZATIONS
2011-R-0504 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE-MANDATED HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS
2011-R-0494 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CONNECTICUT UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES ACT
2011-R-0502 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE AND MUNICIPAL LAWS ON NEPOTISM IN HIRING
2011-R-0499 OLR BACKGROUNDER: DSS REIMBURSEMENT OF STRIKE-RELATED COSTS AT NURSING HOMES
2011-R-0503 COBRA CONTINUATION OF GROUP HEALTH BENEFITS
2011-R-0427 OLR BACKGROUNDER: IMPLICATIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
2011-R-0467 BACKGROUNDER: SNAP DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOLLOWING MAJOR STORMS
2011-R-0359 OLR BACKGROUNDER: ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES
2011-R-0007 BACKGROUNDER: GUIDE TO CONNECTICUT’S BUSINESS-RELATED TAX CREDITS
2011-R-0383 BACKGROUNDER: A GUIDE TO THE STATE PERSONAL INCOME TAX
2011-R-0362 OLR BACKGROUNDER: SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE LAW IN CONNECTICUT
2011-R-0310 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CONNECTICUT'S SALES AND USE TAX
2011-R-0241 OLR BACKGROUNDER: ECS MINIMUM BUDGET REQUIREMENT FOR FY 12 AND FY 13
2011-R-0137 OLR BACKGROUNDER: FIREARM PREEMPTION ISSUES—DOES CONNECTICUT LAW PREEMPT MUNICIPAL FIREARM ORDINANCES?
2011-R-0103 OLR BACKGROUNDER: REAL ID IMPLEMENTATION IN CONNECTICUT
2011-R-0087 OLR BACKGROUNDER: SLOT MACHINE PAYMENTS TO CONNECTICUT
2011-R-0015 OLR BACKGROUNDER: PENDING GUN PERMIT CASES
2011-R-0024 OLR BACKGROUNDER: NARROWING KINDERGARTEN ENTRANCE AGE
2011-R-0007 BACKGROUNDER: GUIDE TO CONNECTICUT’S BUSINESS-RELATED TAX CREDITS
2011-R-0018 OLR BACKGROUNDER: RACIAL BREAKDOWN OF INMATES HELD ON BOND
2011-R-0014 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CONNECTICUT PRISON POPULATION OVER THE LAST FOUR YEARS
2010-R-0527 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CCJEF V. RELL
2010-R-0427 OLR BACKGROUNDER –COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS AND FEDERAL HEALTH CARE REFORM
2010-R-0454 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CONNECTICUT STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM
2010-R-0508 OLR BACKGROUNDER: HIGHER EDUCATION
2010-R-0484 OLR BACKGROUNDER: INDICATORS OF MUNICIPAL FISCAL STRESS
2010-R-0446 OLR BACKGROUNDER: RUNNING OUT OF GAS: THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION FINANCE
2010-R-0471 OLR BACKGROUNDER: THE MUNICIPAL FISCAL CALENDAR
2010-R-0456 OLR BACKGROUNDER: RELIEF FROM FEDERAL FIREARM DISABILITIES ON MENTAL HEALTH GROUNDS
2010-R-0448 OLR BACKGROUNDER: PAWNBROKERS AND PRECIOUS METAL AND STONE DEALERS
2010-R-0461 OLR BACKGROUNDER: GUN PERMIT CONFIDENTIALITY
2010-R-0421 OLR BACKGROUNDER: BLOOD PRESSURE, BATTING AVERAGES, AND THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
2010-R-0455 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE GUN LAWS AFTER HELLER AND MCDONALD
2010-R-0407 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CIGARETTE TAXATION IN CONNECTICUT AND NEARBY STATES
2010-R-0425 OLR BACKGROUNDER: RETIREMENT INCENTIVES IN THE 2009 SEBAC AGREEMENT
2010-R-0453 OLR BACKGROUNDER: WHEN I’M 64: SOME POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF AN AGING CONNECTICUT
2010-R-0447 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE-MANDATED HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS — 2010
2010-R-0440 OLR BACKGROUNDER: MAJOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS IN CONNECTICUT
2010-R-0439 OLR BACKGROUNDER: BURDEN OF PROOF IN SPECIAL EDUCATION DUE PROCESS HEARINGS
2010-R-0433 OLR BACKGROUNDER: PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PENSION CHANGES IN OTHER STATES
2010-R-0430 OLR BACKGROUNDER: REAL ESTATE CONVEYANCE TAX
2010-R-0412 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CLIMATE CHANGE AND TRANSPORTATION
2010-R-0404 OLR BACKGROUNDER: FEDERAL HEALTH CARE REFORM: MEDICARE PART D PROVISIONS
2010-R-0402 OLR BACKGROUNDER: ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS AND “MEANINGFUL USE”
2010-R-0400 OLR BACKGROUNDER: FUNDING FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS, THE OPEN CHOICE PROGRAM, AND REGIONAL AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTERS
2010-R-0399 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE FUNDING FOR INTERDISTRICT MAGNET SCHOOLS
2010-R-0396 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT 
2010-R-0394 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE DRUG RETURN PROGRAMS
2010-R-0380 OLR BACKGROUNDER: FEDERAL HEALTH CARE REFORM-GRANTS FOR WORKPLACE WELLNESS PROGRAMS
2010-R-0379 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CONNECTICUT'S SALES AND USE TAX
2010-R-0304 OLR BACKGROUNDER: FEDERAL HEALTH CARE REFORM: LONG-TERM CARE PROVISIONS
2010-R-0313 FEDERAL HEALTH CARE REFORM: THE COMMUNITY LIVING ASSISTANCE SERVICES AND SUPPORTS (CLASS) ACT
2010-R-0372 OLR BACKGROUNDER: A GUIDE TO THE STATE PERSONAL INCOME TAX
2010-R-0375 OLR BACKGROUNDER: BEDBUG LEGISLATION-NEW YORK
2010-R-0339 OLR BACKGROUNDER: PATIENT ACCESS TO MEDICAL RECORDS - 2010 UPDATE
2010-R-0337 OLR BACKGROUNDER: CLIMATE CHANGE AND CONNECTICUT UTILITIES
2010-R-0311 PATIENT-CENTERED MEDICAL HOMES AND HEALTH CARE REFORM
2010-R-0255 OLR BACKGROUNDER: FEDERAL HEALTH CARE REFORM: PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE PROVISIONS
2010-R-0056 OLR BACKGROUNDER: STATE FUNDING FOR INTERDISTRICT MAGNET SCHOOLS
2009-R-0450 BACKGROUNDER: CONNECTICUT CONTRACTING STANDARDS BOARD
2009-R-0426 COURT CHALLENGES TO CONNECTICUT REDISTRCTING PLANS
2009-R-0361 BACKGROUNDER: SITING GROUP HOMES: THE INTERPLAY OF FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAW
2009-R-0385 BACKGROUNDER: SOCIAL SECURITY COLAS
2009-R-0328 BACKGROUNDER: PUBLIC HEALTH INSURANCE OPTIONS IN CONNECTICUT
2009-R-0305 BACKGROUNDER: ESTATE AND INHERITANCE TAXES IN CONNECTICUT AND OTHER STATES
2009-R-0315 BACKGROUNDER: HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS AND HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLANS
2009-R-0255 BACKGROUNDER: HISTORY OF STATE ACTION IN ABSENCE OF OF A BUDGET BEFORE BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF A NEW FISCAL YEAR
2009-R-0036 BACKGROUNDER: MAJOR COMPONENTS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL REFORM PROPOSAL
2008-R-0679 BACKGROUNDER: RECRUITING AND RETAINING A PRIMARY HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE
2008-R-0682 BACKGROUNDER: COBRA CONTINUATION OF GROUP HEALTH BENEFITS
2008-R-0637 BACKGROUNDER: CONNECTICUT AND THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER REDEMPTION LAW
2008-R-0595 BACKGROUNDER: STATE TAX AMNESTIES
2008-R-0593 BACKGROUNDER: STATE HEALTH AUTHORITIES
2008-R-0582 Backgrounder: Extending Health Insurance Coverage to Young Adults under Public Act 08-147
2008-R-0537 BACKGROUNDER: Hospitalists
2008-R-0548 Backgrounder: Health Care Coverage and the Uninsured in Connecticut
2008-R-0542 Backgrounder: Small Employers and Health Insurance in Connecticut
2008-R-0474 BACKGROUNDER: SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION GRANTS: PROCESS, PROJECT REQUIREMENTS, AND ELIGIBLE COST
2008-R-0526 BACKGROUNDER: EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE
2008-R-0525 BACKGROUNDER: State Fuel Taxes and Tax Exemptions
2008-R-0530 BACKGROUNDER: FAMILY COMPOSITION
2008-R-0457 BACKGROUNDER: In -Store Health Clinics
2008-R-0403 BACKGROUNDER: Charter Oak Health Plan
2008-R-0422 BACKGROUNDER: PATIENT ACCESS TO MEDICAL RECORDS-UPDATE
2008-R-0401 FOOD STAMPS
2007-R-0731 Legislative Ethics Committees
2007-R-0436 New ECS Grants and Minimum Budget Requirement
2007-R-0092 Election Calendar for Candidates Who Participate in the Citizens’ Election Program
2006-R-0608 THE MISPERCEPTIONS ABOUT PROPERTY REVALUATION
2006-R-0599 Patient Access to Medical Records
2006-R-0547 Teachers and Social Security
2006-R-0686 STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

 
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