• Work Rules Tighten for Students on CalFresh

    The pandemic-era exemptions allowing many students access to CalFresh food benefits without having to work 20 hours a week expired in June, leaving many students in the lurch. CalFresh benefits range from $23 to $281 a month for a one-person household, and data showed 127,000 students were enrolled before the pandemic....
  • Digital Security: Massachusetts Bill Would Tighten Restrictions on Facial Recognition Technology

    Lawmakers in the Commonwealth are considering legislation to ensure police use of facial-recognition technology also protects people’s privacy and civil rights. Massachusetts was one of the first states to implement restrictions on the technology as part of a sweeping police reform law in 2020. A special legislative commission, which included police and civil...