US Experiencing Increasingly Restricted Access to Abortion Care

Thursday, December 9, 2021

The legal limitations restricting access to reproductive health care in the United States continue to expand at a significant pace, according to updated data released today by the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University on The data now capture comprehensive details of abortion laws from December 2018 through October 2021.

New CityHealth Data Show 37 out of 40 Largest U.S. Cities Earn National Medal for Prioritizing Community Health

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

America’s largest cities have reached a new milestone in public health: 37 out of the 40 largest U.S. cities (92.5%) received top marks for adopting policies that improve people’s health, according to new data released today by CityHealth.

Updated data show sharp increase in laws limiting state and local authority in public health emergencies

Thursday, December 2, 2021

There are now 19 states with laws limiting governors’ or state health officials’ authority during the COVID-19 pandemic or other emergencies, according to newly updated data published today on This is an increase from 11 states in June 2021.

Majority of US Hourly Workers Face Unpredictable Scheduling in Absence of Fair Workweek Law Protections

Thursday, October 28, 2021

The majority of US jurisdictions have not passed fair workweek laws that seek to protect workers from unpredictable scheduling practices, according to a new report by the Temple University Center for Public Health Law Research, funded by the TIME'S UP Foundation.

New State-Level Data Describe Varied and Limited Guidance on Regulatory Process for Determining New Health Care Facility Capacity

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

New legal data released today on capture details of state certificate of need laws, the regulatory process states use to determine whether new health care facility capacity should be permitted.