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Recent Publications

Issue Brief: Public Schools of Choice

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.