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Summary:
This report examines the experiences of Connecticut employers with the state’s paid sick leave law. This path-breaking legislation has brought paid sick leave to tens of thousands of Connecticut workers,...
Subject:
Work-Family Balance, Job and Workplace Standards, Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
Center for Economic and Policy Research
Summary:
This bill establishes a sales tax on the sale of ammunition at a rate of fifty per cent on the entire sales price, except such sales tax shall not apply to the sale of ammunition at a firing or shooting...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms
Year:
2013
Source:
Connecticut Legislature
Summary:
This act increases the minimum fair wage by July 1, 2013 to not less than $9 per hour with an increase by July 1, 2014 to not less than $9.75 per hour. The act also requires the Labor Commissioner to...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2013
Source:
Connecticut Legislature
Summary:
This bill prevents a law enforcement officer from detaining an individual pursuant to a civil immigration detainer under most circumstances. However, this bill allows a law enforcement officer to proceed...
Subject:
Immigration Enforcement
Year:
2013
Source:
Connecticut Legislature
Summary:
The act makes numerous changes in the laws governing firearms and expands mental health services. The major changes pertain to assault weapons, handguns (pistols and revolvers), long guns (rifles and...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms, Mental Health
Year:
2013
Source:
Connecticut Legislature
Summary:
This policy brief provides seven examples of state-level legislation to advance the quality of the teaching profession. The policies in this policy brief include: teacher recruitment in Illinois, teacher...
Subject:
Teachers, K-12 Education
Year:
2013
Source:
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Summary:
This 2013 report from Demos provides a summary of impacts of Connecticut's public financing system, which was implemented beginning in 2008. The system was created by 2005 Connecticut Public Act 5, an...
Subject:
Campaign Finance
Year:
2013
Source:
Demos
Summary:
The traditional property tax penalizes owners with higher taxes when they construct, improve or maintain buildings. It rewards owners with lower taxes when they allow buildings to deteriorate. Owners of...
Subject:
Taxation - Property, Taxation - Property, Taxation - Property
Year:
2013
Source:
Center for the Study of Economics
Summary:
This bill defines the high tide line for the tidal, coastal and navigable waters of the state in order to provide greater certainty in the field determination of such boundary for both the regulatory and...
Subject:
Climate Change, Land Use
Year:
2012
Source:
Connecticut Legislature
Summary:
This bill makes several changes to the Coastal Management Act (CMA), including: adding to CMA's general goals and policies consideration of (a) private property owners' rights when developing, preserving, or...
Subject:
Climate Change, Land Use
Year:
2012
Source:
Connecticut Legislature