The Supreme Court this week issued an order for additional briefs in a case to decide whether religious organizations should be required to offer coverage for contraception to their employees. The order signals that court wants to avoid a 4-4 tie. Read more here in the New York Times.
New York State News:
New York State’s recently passed fiscal year 2016-2017 budget includes a new paid family leave policy, which will allow people employed for at least six months to take up to 12 weeks to care for a newborn or ill relative.
Politico New York reports that almost half of eligible patients have received medical marijuana under the state’s new law.