Two new datasets published to LawAtlas.org today offer a comprehensive look at state laws that address earned sick leave and Ban the Box. The datasets provide a snapshot of how these employment-focused laws differ between states, and highlight opportunities for states to expand these evidence-based regulations.
Across the US, states are increasingly using preemption to stymie local advancement of public health policy strategies, according to updated data released to LawAtlas.org by the Center for Public Health Law Research and the National League of Cities with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
As states continue facing rising opioid-related deaths, particularly amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many are missing opportunities to provide access to proven treatment through medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD), according to new data released to PDAPS.org by the Center for Public Health Law Research.
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), in place in over half of all US states, are estimated to help lift 5.6 million out of poverty, yet gaps remain, according to new data published today to LawAtlas.org.
Our team will be participating in the 2020 virtual American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, October 24-28. Here's what you can expect from the Center for Public Health Law Research and our programs at the conference.
In a year marked by the global COVID-19 pandemic, US states and courts continued to enact and uphold increased restrictions on abortion and access to reproductive health care, according to updated data published today by the Temple University Center for Public Health Law Research.
New data published to LawAtlas.org today capturing details of state Medicaid coverage for podiatry care finds state Medicaid coverage for podiatric services varies widely between jurisdictions.
Center Director Scott Burris has been elected to the Faculty of Public Health as an Honorary Fellow.
Protestors camped on Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway are raising vital issues about safety and dignity for people experiencing homelessness, and are worried that the Mayor’s office is considering action to disperse the protest. The Center for Public Health Law Research has organized an open letter emphasizing the importance of crafting a peaceful, thoughtful and human way forward. More than 20 housing and health experts, advocates, and members of Pennsylvania state government have now signed the letter.