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Policy Matters October 2017
Empire Justice Center's latest edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters September 2017
Empire Justice Center's latest edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters July 2017: Session Wrap
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Policy Matters June 2017
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Policy Matters May 2017
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Policy Matters April 2017: Budget Wrap
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Policy Matters March 2017
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Policy Matters February 2017
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Policy Matters January 2017
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Policy Matters: The First Day of Legislative Session
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Policy Matters November 2016
Empire Justice Center's November 2016 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters October 2016
Empire Justice Center's October 2016 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters September 2016
Empire Justice Center's September 2016 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters Summer 2016: Time for a Break
Empire Justice Center's Summer 2016 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters June 2016: Partly Sunny
Empire Justice Center's June 2016 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters May 2016: The Heat is On
Empire Justice Center's May 2016 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters April 2016: Keeping it Real
Empire Justice Center's April 2016 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters March 2016: Justice in Bloom
Empire Justice Center's March 2016 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters February 2016: Keeping Pace
Empire Justice Center's February 2016 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters February 2016: Budget Update
Empire Justice Center's Policy Matters February 2016 Budget Update. Read More

Policy Matters January 2016: The Marathon Begins
Empire Justice Center's January 2016 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters November 2015: It's All Happening
November 2015 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters October 2015: The Only Constant is Change
October 2015 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters September 2015: Ready, Set, GO!
September 2015 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters July 2015: Looking Back, Moving Forward
July 2015 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters June 2015 : Another Session in the Books!
June 2015 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters May 2015 : The End of Session is Near!!!
May 2015 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters April 2015: Spring has Finally Sprung
April 2015 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters April 2015: Budget Wrap Up
April 2015 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters March 2015
March 2015 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters December 2014
December 2014 edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters October 2014
Policy Matters for October 2014. Read More

Policy Matters September 2014
Policy Matters September 2014. Read More

Policy Matters July 2014
Policy Matters July 2014. Read More

Policy Matters January 2014
Hoping our first issue of 2014 finds you well and warm! Here at Empire Justice we are very busy now that the state legislature is back in session and the Governor has released his budget. Here are some of the things we will be working on over the next few months, as well as a few highlights of our policy work in the past month or so. Read More

Policy Matters October 2013
Happy Halloween everyone!! October has been a busy month here at Empire Justice, where we’ve been working on a lot of great issues at both the state and the federal level. Read More

Policy Matters September 2013
We hope you are enjoying the last few days of summer, and are looking forward to a beautiful, crisp (and productive) fall! Folks here at Empire Justice are getting back into the swing of things, including developing our policy priorities for the coming year and planning our annual organizational retreat. This month we’ll share with you some of what happened during Policy Matters’ August break. Read More

Policy Matters - July 2013
This month finds us wrapping up after the end of the state legislative session. In the midst of summer vacations we are busy cleaning up our databases and sending out thank you notes to legislators. We are also starting to talk in small groups about initiatives for next year and getting very excited about what we might be able to accomplish – so stay tuned! Read More

Policy Matters - February 2013
As we draft this issue of Policy Matters, we are about to begin the sprint to a final state budget - possibly earlier than ever before. As you may have guessed, much of our work since our last email has been focused on budget issues. However, as you can see, we have other irons on the fire as well! Read More

Policy Matters: September 2012
In between juggling children’s summer camps and activities, taking vacations and attending family reunions, Empire Justice Center staff members did a lot of policy work this past summer. We are happy to share what we did in this issue of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters: June 2012
What an incredible year. We are so happy and proud to be able to share with you the great things Empire Justice advocates helped achieve during the course of this legislative session. These accomplishments will help and protect low income New Yorkers, individuals impacted by domestic violence, families facing foreclosure, and those who need, but cannot afford, an attorney to figure out how the law affects their fundamental human needs. Read More

Policy Matters April 2012
Empire Justice Center’s newsletter focused solely on policy. This inaugural issue will focus on the recently passed state budget and how it will affect lower income New Yorkers, including people at risk of foreclosure, health care consumers, people with disabilities and those needing civil legal services. Read More

Legal Services Journal - Summer 2011
The Summer 2011 Legal Services Journal reports on a wide range of poverty law topics with an emphasis on areas impacted by New York State budget cuts and other legislative activities. The issue reviews Empire Justice Center's 2011-2012 legislative priorities and includes an in-depth look at legislative activities in the domestic violence area. The Journal also reports on several key public benefits and health areas affected by the recent State budget cuts including child care, 24-hour home care and the EPIC program for seniors. Other articles address kinship guardianship, immigrant eligibility for food stamps, Medicaid Managed Care, standing to sue in foreclosure cases, upcoming changes in fair hearings, and the challenges faced by pro se litigants with disabilities when navigating the family court system. Thanks to all of our authors for their contributions to this issue of the Legal Services Journal. Read More

Legal Services Journal - Summer 2009 Issue
The Summer 2009 issue of the Legal Services Journal has a wide range of articles. With a highlight on Empire Justice Center's legislative outcomes and articles on Child Care, Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer, Disability Benefits, Domestic Violence, Employment, Health, Housing, Immigrant Rights, Language Access and Public Benefits. Read More