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New Office of Legislative Research Reports

by Mazur, Catherine


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

Displaced Children from Puerto Rico and the Federal McKinney-Vento Act - 2017-R-0250
This report summarizes the procedures and policies necessary to comply with the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Improvement Act regarding displaced children arriving in Connecticut from Puerto Rico.

OLR Backgrounder: Cigarette and Tobacco Taxes - 2017-R-0110
This report briefly explains Connecticut's cigarette and tobacco products taxes and how they compare to similar taxes in surrounding states.

Price Gouging During Severe Weather - 2017-R-0275
This report summarizes the state law prohibiting price gouging during a severe weather event.

Issue Brief: Temporary Family Assistance - 2017-R-0271
This issue brief explains Temporary Family Assistance in Connecticut, including program structure, program financing, and eligibility requirements.