New Jersey’s Cannabis Regulatory Commission, the agency tasked with putting policies in place to carry out legalization, has unique power to make our state’s cannabis market equitable, inclusive, and accessible. We have until September 30 to make sure their final regulations use that power fully.
New Jersey Relies on an Algorithm to Determine Benefits for Survivors of Domestic Violence – But Should It Be Used at All?
Domestic violence survivors in New Jersey are eligible for special public benefits to assist in their escape and recovery from abuse. But who decides if a domestic violence survivor will be awarded those benefits? To make that determination, New Jersey turns to an algorithm.
How the Government Relies on Algorithms to Allocate Healthcare Benefits – and Why These Secret Formulas Threaten Patients’ Fundamental Rights
When faced with important health care decisions, we often turn to doctors, service providers, family, and friends. But today, another actor plays a growing role in those decisions as the government and insurance companies increasingly lean on algorithms to allocate health care we need.
New Jersey lawmakers can bolster abortion access amid the national post-Dobbs crisis, but it requires immediate action and bold leadership. S2918/A4350, currently before the Legislature, would expand access to abortion for New Jerseyans regardless of their insurance, immigration status or income.
Lawmakers in Trenton are reconvening beginning Monday, Aug. 8, with the aim of tackling pending issues on their agenda, focusing in particular on seating a backlog of judicial nominees. A fundamental issue demands immediate action as they reconvene: the expansion of access to abortion.