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New Office of Legislative Research Reports

by Zigadto, Janet


The Connecticut Office of Legislative Research has recently published the following new reports:

Comparison of Property Tax Structures in Select States - 2020-R-0354 - provides a brief comparison of the property tax structures in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York.

Judicial Selection Process - 2020-R-0322 - summarizes the judicial selection process. (This report expands and updates OLR Report 2001-R-0130.)

Nursing Home Transparency - 2020-R-0356 - describes provisions in PA 14-55, An Act Improving Transparency of Nursing Home Operations, concerning (1) cost reporting and (2) the Nursing Home Financial Advisory Committee.

Connecticut's Environmental Justice Law - 2020-R-0286 - summarizes Connecticut’s environmental justice law (CGS § 22a-20a). It updates OLR Report 2017-R-0316 to reflect changes made by PA 20-6, Sept. Sp. Sess..

Food Insecurity in Connecticut - 2020-R-0329 - provides general information on food insecurity nationally and in Connecticut and policy options to help residents obtain food during the COVID-19 pandemic that other states have implemented or may be considering.