Connecticut Legislative Library

New Acquisitions List

October 2010

 

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS
Affirmative action in Connecticut state agencies: 2008 annual report to the Governor and Connecticut General Assembly / CHRO, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/chro/lib/chro/pdf/affirmativeactionreport2008.pdf
15pp
Pursuant to: CGS46a-68(f)

ALTERNATIVE SANCTIONS
State of Connecticut current correctional population indicators Sept 2010 / OPM. Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/opm/lib/opm/cjppd/cjresearch/monthlyindicators/monthlyindicatorsreport201008_september_pdf.pdf
6pp

ARREST RECORDS
Number of re-arrest warrants for failure to appear and re-arrest warrants for violation of probation Sept 2010 / OPM. Criminal Justice and Policy Division, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/opm/lib/opm/cjppd/cjcjis/cjisrearrest/rearrestmunicipaltab201009.pdf
6pp
Pursuant to: CGS4-68q

BOATS AND BOATING
Maritime industries of Connecticut: economic impact study / Apex Companies, LLC, 2010.
http://www.ctmaritime.com/final_conn_maritime_report_051810.pdf
140pp

BUDGET- STATE
Connecticut state budget, 2010/11 revisions: a summary of revenue appropriations and bonds authorized by the General Assembly / OFA, 2010.
http://cga.ct.gov/ofa/Documents/OFABudget/2010/Book/2010_Budget_Rev.pdf
425pp
REFERENCE 1:3

State budget crisis and towns and cities: do no municipal harm / CCM, 2010.
http://www.ccmlac.org/lac_detail_doc_frames.cgi?732
24pp

State of Connecticut general fund and special transportation funds: summary of operations per letter to the Comptroller Sept 2010 / OPM, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/opm/lib/opm/budget/comptrollerletter/fy2011/2010_sep20_comptrollersletter.pdf
13pp
Pursuant to: CGS4-66

State tax revenues are slowly rebounding: two straight quarters of growth, but total collections are still below prerecession levels / Lucy Dadayan / Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, 2010.
http://www.rockinst.org/pdf/government_finance/state_revenue_report/2010-08-30-State_Revenue_Flash.pdf
(State Revenue Flash Report)
7pp

BUDGETS - FEDERAL
The budget and economic outlook, an update / GPO, 2010.
http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/117xx/doc11705/08-18-Update.pdf
112pp

BUSINESS
Hartford Business Journal 2010 Book of Lists.
96pp
REFERENCE 1:3

Survey of Connecticut businesses 2010 / BlumShapiro / CBIA, 2010.
http://www5.cbia.com/newsroom/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/BlumShapiro_101.pdf
23pp

CHILD ABUSE
Nurturing Families Network: leading the way in Connecticut: where we've been, what we've learned, where we're going / Marcia Hughes / CSR. University of Hartford, 2010.
15pp
VF: FAMILIES

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES DEPARTMENT
Juan F. v. Rell Exit Plan quarterly report April 1, 2010 – June 30, 2010 / DCF Court Monitor's Office, 2010.
91pp

COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT
Maritime industries of Connecticut: economic impact study / Apex Companies, LLC, 2010.
http://www.ctmaritime.com/final_conn_maritime_report_051810.pdf
140pp

CONTRACTS
Personal service agreements: 2010 report to the General Assembly / OPM, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/opm/lib/opm/finance/psa/2010psa_annualreport.pdf
170pp
351.16 P759ups 2010
Pursuant to: CGS4-218(c)

CRIME AND CRIMINALS
Innovations in community corrections: controlling crime, prison populations and costs / NCSL, 2010.
4pp

Number of re-arrest warrants for failure to appear and re-arrest warrants for violation of probation Sept 2010 / OPM. Criminal Justice and Policy Division, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/opm/lib/opm/cjppd/cjcjis/cjisrearrest/rearrestmunicipaltab201009.pdf
6pp
Pursuant to: CGS4-68q

CT HEALTH AND EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY (CHEFA)
Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority 2010 annual report.
@50pp
351.851 He3491ar 2010
Pursuant to: CGS1-122; CGS1-123; CGS10a-194

CT LOTTERY CORPORATION.
CT Lottery Corporation fiscal year 2009/2010 audited financial statements, 2010.
14pp
351.76 C762afs FY2009/10
Pursuant to: CGS12-802(d)

DISEASES
Hospital stays for patients with diabetes, 2008 / Taressa Fraze / Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, 2010
http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb93.pdf
11pp

DISEASES-CANCER
Fighting colorectal cancer / Katherine Mason / NCSL, 2010.
(NCSL Legisbrief)
2pp
VF: DISEASES

DRIVER LICENSES
Report on effectiveness of Connecticut’s teen driving laws / The DMV Center for Teen Safe Driving, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/dmv/lib/dmv/TeenDrivingREPORT8.10.pdf
12pp

ECONOMIC CONDITIONS
The state of working Connecticut, 2010 / Joachim Hero / CT Voices for Children, 2010.
http://www.ctkidslink.org/publications/econ10sowctfull.pdf
42pp

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Estimated impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on employment and economic output from April 2010 through June 2010 / CBO, 2010.
http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/117xx/doc11706/08-24-ARRA.pdf
20pp

Maritime industries of Connecticut: economic impact study / Apex Companies, LLC, 2010.
http://www.ctmaritime.com/final_conn_maritime_report_051810.pdf
140pp

Prioritizing approaches to economic development in New England: skills, infrastructure, and tax incentives / Jeffrey Thompson / University of Massachusetts / PERI, 2010.
Report
http://www.peri.umass.edu/fileadmin/pdf/published_study/priorities_August9_PERI.pdf
Policy Brief
http://www.peri.umass.edu/fileadmin/pdf/published_study/priorities__brief_August10_PERI.pdf
42pp

ECONOMY
The budget and economic outlook, an update / GPO, 2010.
http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/117xx/doc11705/08-18-Update.pdf
112pp

Fizzle? Whether the weak recovery / Peter E. Gunther / CCEA / UConn, 2010.
http://ccea.uconn.edu/forecasts/CTOutlook_August2010FINAL.pdf
(The Connecticut Economic Outlook)
18pp

From recession to recovery: analyzing America's return to growth / Ross C. Devol / Milken Institute, 2010.
http://www.milkeninstitute.org/pdf/From_recession_to_recovery.pdf
58pp

EDUCATION
The black-white achievement gap: when progress stopped / Barton, Paul E. / Educational Testing Service. Policy Evaluation and Research Center, 2010.
http://www.ets.org/Media/Research/pdf/PICBWGAP.pdf
40pp
VF: EDUCATION

Early warning! Why reading by the end of third grade matters / The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2010.
Executive Summary
http://www.aecf.org/~/media/Pubs/Initiatives/KIDS%20COUNT/123/2010KCSpecReport/Special%20Report%20Executive%20Summary.pdf
Final
http://www.aecf.org/~/media/Pubs/Initiatives/KIDS%20COUNT/123/2010KCSpecReport/AEC_report_color_highres.pdf
60pp

Evaluating school principals / Sara Shelton / NCSL, 2010.
(NCSL Legisbrief)
2pp
VF: SCOOL ADMINISTRATORS

EDUCATION - HEAD START
State approaches to school readiness assessment / Jennifer M. Stedron / NCSL, 2010.
(NCSL Technical Report)
20pp

ELDERLY
Connecticut Commission on Aging 2009 annual report, 2010.
Annual report
http://www.cga.ct.gov/coa/PDFs/1.7.10%20Annual%20Report.pdf
Performance Report Card
http://www.cga.ct.gov/coa/PDFs/1.7.10%20Performance%20Report%20Card.pdf
30pp
Pursuant to: CGS17b-420(b)

ELECTIONS

Allegations the Secretary of the State used state resources for political election purposes: report of the Attorney General pursuant to section 4-61dd of the Connecticut General Statutes/AG, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/ag/lib/ag/other/bysiewicz-1.pdf
33pp

EMPLOYMENT
Estimated impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on employment and economic output from April 2010 through June 2010 / CBO, 2010.
http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/117xx/doc11706/08-24-ARRA.pdf
20pp

The state of working Connecticut, 2010 / Joachim Hero / CT Voices for Children, 2010.
http://www.ctkidslink.org/publications/econ10sowctfull.pdf
42pp

Whistleblower matters received, July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010 / Auditors of Public Accounts, 2010.
5pp
VF: LABOR
Pursuant to: CGS4-61dd

ENERGY
Hydrogen fuel cells: on-site energy generation / Glen Anderson / NCSL, 2010.
(NCSL Legisbrief)
2pp
VF: ENERGY

ENERGY - RENEWABLE RESOURCES
Application of EOS Project Berkshire Bundle Solar Aggregation for qualification of EOS Project Berkshire Bundle, LLC as a class I renewable energy source / DPUC, 2010.
http://www.dpuc.state.ct.us/DOCKCURR.nsf/All/74EF98BEEAA8BAEA852577830066F108?OpenDocument
6pp

FAMILIES
Nurturing Families Network: leading the way in Connecticut: where we've been, what we've learned, where we're going / Marcia Hughes / CSR. University of Hartford, 2010.
15pp
VF: FAMILIES

FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS
Estimated impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on employment and economic output from April 2010 through June 2010 / CBO, 2010.
http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/117xx/doc11706/08-24-ARRA.pdf
20pp

FORECLOSURE
The cost of short sales: CoreLogic research study: an analysis of 2010 short sale trends, risks, and opportunities / CoreLogic, 2010.
http://www.corelogic.com/uploadedFiles/Pages/About_Us/ResearchTrends/Short_Sale_Research_Study.pdf
12pp

FOSTER CARE
Legislative strategies to safely reduce the number of children in foster care / NCSL, 2010.
41pp

GENETIC RESEARCH

Stem Cell Research Advisory Council: 2010 report to the General Assembly  / DPH, 2010.
73pp
Pursuant to: CGS19a-32f

GOVERNMENT PURCHASING
Connecticut's purchase of service contracts: 2010 report to the General Assembly / OPM, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/opm/lib/opm/finance/psa/2010pos_annualreport.pdf
98pp
351.7124 P759cps 2010
Pursuant to: CGS4-70b(c)

GRANTS
Historic documents preservation program 2010 annual report to the Joint Standing Committee on Government Administration on the preservation activities of the Connecticut State Library / CSL, 2010.
5pp
Pursuant to: CGS11-8m(a)

HEALTH CARE
Commission on Health Equity 2010 annual report. http://www.ct.gov/oha/lib/oha/commission_on_health_equity_annual_report.docx
33pp
Pursuant to: PA08-171

Fighting colorectal cancer / Katherine Mason / NCSL, 2010.
(NCSL Legisbrief)
2pp
VF: DISEASES

Health cost containment and efficiencies / Barbara Yondorf / NCSL, 2010.
(NCSL Briefs for State Legislators)
50pp

Healthy communities: new opportunities for promoting health / Amy Winterfield / NCSL, 2010.
(NCSL Legisbrief)
2pp
VF: HEALTH


How does obesity in adults affect spending in health care? / CBO, 2010.
http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/118xx/doc11810/09-08-Obesity_brief.pdf
(CBO Economic and Budget Issue Brief)
12pp

Planning for end-of-life care / Laura Tobler / NCSL, 2010.
(NCSL Legisbrief)
2pp
VF: RIGHT TO DIE

HEALTH CARE - LONG-TERM CARE
Medicaid policy and long-term care spending: an interactive view / James W. Fossett / Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, 2010.
http://www.rockinst.org/pdf/health_care/2010-08-Room_for_Interpretation.pdf
20pp

HISTORIC PRESERVATION
Historic documents preservation program 2010 annual report to the Joint Standing Committee on Government Administration on the preservation activities of the Connecticut State Library / CSL, 2010.
5pp
Pursuant to: CGS11-8m(a)

The Last Green Valley: 2009 annual report / Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor, Inc., 2010.
http://www.tlgv.org/uploads/Publications/Reports/2009AnnReportWeb.pdf
20pp

HOSPITALS
Hospital stays for patients with diabetes, 2008 / Taressa Fraze / Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, 2010
http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb93.pdf
11pp

HOUSING
Supportive housing initiative: status report Aug 2010 / DMHAS, 2010.
15pp
Pursuant to: PA01-8 s.5

HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES COMMISSION

Affirmative action in Connecticut state agencies 2008: annual report to the Governor and Connecticut General Assembly / CHRO, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/chro/lib/chro/pdf/affirmativeactionreport2008.pdf
15pp
Pursuant to: CGS46a-68(f)

End of year case processing reports 2009/2010 / CHRO, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/chro/lib/chro/pdf/fy2010.pdf
12pp
Pursuant to: CGS46a-82e

INCOME - STATISTICS
The state of working Connecticut, 2010 / Joachim Hero / CT Voices for Children, 2010.
http://www.ctkidslink.org/publications/econ10sowctfull.pdf
42pp

INSURANCE - HEALTH
How does obesity in adults affect spending in health care? / CBO, 2010.
http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/118xx/doc11810/09-08-Obesity_brief.pdf
(CBO Economic and Budget Issue Brief)
12pp

JUVENILES

Legislative strategies to safely reduce the number of children in foster care / NCSL, 2010.
41pp

Report on effectiveness of Connecticut’s teen driving laws / The DMV Center for Teen Safe Driving, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/dmv/lib/dmv/TeenDrivingREPORT8.10.pdf
12pp

LAND USE
The Last Green Valley: 2009 annual report / Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor, Inc., 2010.
http://www.tlgv.org/uploads/Publications/Reports/2009AnnReportWeb.pdf
20pp

LEGISLATURES – CONNECTICUT
Joint Committee on Legislative Management auditors' report for the fiscal years ended June 30, 2008 and 2009 / Auditors of Public Accounts, 2010.
http://cga.ct.gov/apa/pdf2010/JCLM_10010_09.pdf
16pp

LIBRARIES
Historic documents preservation program 2010 annual report to the Joint Standing Committee on Government Administration on the preservation activities of the Connecticut State Library / CSL, 2010.
5pp
Pursuant to: CGS11-8m(a)

MARINE RESOURCES
Maritime industries of Connecticut: economic impact study / Apex Companies, LLC, 2010.
http://www.ctmaritime.com/final_conn_maritime_report_051810.pdf
140pp

MASS TRANSIT
Connecticut Metro North Rail Commuter Council 2009 annual report, 2010.
http://www.trainweb.org/ct/2009AnnualReport.pdf
60pp
Pursuant to: CGS13b-212b

MEDICAID
Medicaid policy and long-term care spending: an interactive view / James W. Fossett / Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, 2010.
http://www.rockinst.org/pdf/health_care/2010-08-Room_for_Interpretation.pdf
20pp

Room for interpretation: causes of variation in county Medicaid asset transfer rates, opportunities for cost reduction / Courtney Burke / Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, 2010.
http://www.rockinst.org/pdf/health_care/2010-08-Room_for_Interpretation.pdf
43pp

MEDICAL RESEARCH
Stem Cell Research Advisory Council: 2010 report to the General Assembly  / DPH, 2010.
73pp
Pursuant to: CGS19a-32f

MENTAL HEALTH
Supportive housing initiative: status report Aug 2010 / DMHAS, 2010.
15pp
Pursuant to: PA01-8 s.5

MILITARY
Military facility usage annual FY2010 report / Adjutant General's Office / Military Office, 2010.
2pp
Pursuant to: cGS27-39(d)

MINORITIES

Commission on Health Equity 2010 annual report. http://www.ct.gov/oha/lib/oha/commission_on_health_equity_annual_report.docx
33pp
Pursuant to: PA08-171

The black-white achievement gap: when progress stopped / Barton, Paul E. / Educational Testing Service. Policy Evaluation and Research Center, 2010.
http://www.ets.org/Media/Research/pdf/PICBWGAP.pdf
40pp
VF: EDUCATION

MORTGAGE LOANS
The cost of short sales: CoreLogic research study: an analysis of 2010 short sale trends, risks, and opportunities / CoreLogic, 2010.
http://www.corelogic.com/uploadedFiles/Pages/About_Us/ResearchTrends/Short_Sale_Research_Study.pdf
12pp

MOTOR VEHICLES
Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council final report / DECD, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/ecd/lib/ecd/ev_final_recommendation_9.1.10.pdf
16pp
Pursuant to: EO 34

MUNICIPAL FINANCE
State budget crisis and towns and cities: do no municipal harm / CCM, 2010.
http://www.ccmlac.org/lac_detail_doc_frames.cgi?732
24pp

OBESITY
How does obesity in adults affect spending in health care? / CBO, 2010.
http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/118xx/doc11810/09-08-Obesity_brief.pdf
(CBO Economic and Budget Issue Brief)
12pp

PORTS AND HARBORS
Maritime industries of Connecticut: economic impact study / Apex Companies, LLC, 2010.
http://www.ctmaritime.com/final_conn_maritime_report_051810.pdf
140pp

PRISONS AND PRISONERS
Innovations in community corrections: controlling crime, prison populations and costs / NCSL, 2010.
4pp

State of Connecticut current correctional population indicators Sept 2010 / OPM. Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/opm/lib/opm/cjppd/cjresearch/monthlyindicators/monthlyindicatorsreport201008_september_pdf.pdf
6pp

PROBATION
Number of re-arrest warrants for failure to appear and re-arrest warrants for violation of probation Sept 2010 / OPM. Criminal Justice and Policy Division, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/opm/lib/opm/cjppd/cjcjis/cjisrearrest/rearrestmunicipaltab201009.pdf
6pp
Pursuant to: CGS4-68q

RAILROADS

Connecticut Metro North Rail Commuter Council 2009 annual report, 2010.
http://www.trainweb.org/ct/2009AnnualReport.pdf
60pp
Pursuant to: CGS13b-212b

REAPPORTIONMENT
Redistricting technology / Morgan Cullen / NCSL, 2010.
2pp
VF: REAPPORTIONMENT

RECIDIVISM
Recidivism and weapons / OPM. Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/opm/lib/opm/cjppd/cjcjpac/recidivism_and_weapons_report_pdf.pdf
2pp

REGIONAL PLANNING
The geographic scope of Connecticut's regional planning / Association of Regional Planning Organizations, 2010.
http://www.wincog.org/documents/GEOGRAPHIC_SCOPE_OF_CT_REGIONAL_PLANNING%20(3).pdf
50pp

RIGHT TO DIE
Planning for end-of-life care / Laura Tobler / NCSL, 2010.
(NCSL Legisbrief)
2pp
VF: RIGHT TO DIE

RIVERS
The Last Green Valley: 2009 annual report / Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor, Inc., 2010.
http://www.tlgv.org/uploads/Publications/Reports/2009AnnReportWeb.pdf
20pp

SCHOOLS - PERSONNEL
Evaluating school principals / Sara Shelton / NCSL, 2010.
(NCSL Legisbrief)
2pp
VF: SCOOL ADMINISTRATORS

STATE MARSHALS
State Marshall Commission auditors' report for the fiscal years ended June 30, 2008/09 and the period ended Oct 4, 2009 / Auditors of Public Accounts, 2010.
http://www.cga.ct.gov/apa/pdf2010/SMC_15070_%2009.pdf
19pp

STATE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
Affirmative action in Connecticut state agencies: 2008 annual report to the Governor and Connecticut General Assembly / CHRO, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/chro/lib/chro/pdf/affirmativeactionreport2008.pdf
15pp
Pursuant to: CGS46a-68(f)

STEM CELL RESEARCH
Stem Cell Research Advisory Council: 2010 report to the General Assembly  / DPH, 2010.
73pp
Pursuant to: CGS19a-32f

TAXATION
Prioritizing approaches to economic development in New England: skills, infrastructure, and tax incentives / Jeffrey Thompson / University of Massachusetts / PERI, 2010.
Report
http://www.peri.umass.edu/fileadmin/pdf/published_study/priorities_August9_PERI.pdf
Policy Brief
http://www.peri.umass.edu/fileadmin/pdf/published_study/priorities__brief_August10_PERI.pdf
42pp

A review of 2010's changes in state tax policy / Joseph Henchman / Tax Foundation, 2010.
http://www.taxfoundation.org/files/ff241.pdf
(Tax Foundation Fiscal Fact)
6pp

State tax revenues are slowly rebounding: two straight quarters of growth, but total collections are still below prerecession levels / Lucy Dadayan / Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, 2010.
http://www.rockinst.org/pdf/government_finance/state_revenue_report/2010-08-30-State_Revenue_Flash.pdf
(State Revenue Flash Report)
7pp

TEACHERS - RETIREMENT
Better benefits: reforming teacher pensions for a changing work force / Chad Adelman / Education Sector, 2010.
http://www.educationsector.org/usr_doc/Pensions-Report-RELEASE.pdf
25pp

TOXIC SUBSTANCES
Biomonitoring: a best practices report for state legislators / NCSL, 2010.
38pp
VF: TOXIC SUBSTANCES

TRANSPORTATION SAFETY
Report on effectiveness of Connecticut’s teen driving laws / The DMV Center for Teen Safe Driving, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/dmv/lib/dmv/TeenDrivingREPORT8.10.pdf
12pp

UTILITIES - ELECTRIC
Hydrogen fuel cells: on-site energy generation / Glen Anderson / NCSL, 2010.
(NCSL Legisbrief)
2pp
VF: ENERGY

WEAPONS - FIREARMS

Recidivism and weapons / OPM. Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division, 2010.
http://www.ct.gov/opm/lib/opm/cjppd/cjcjpac/recidivism_and_weapons_report_pdf.pdf
2pp