Jennifer Blemur, Esq.

NBCSL Policy Associate serves as a Policy Associate for NBCSL. Ms. Blemur staffs several committees including Health and Human Services and Law, Justice, and Ethics. A recently barred lawyer in the state of Maryland, Ms. Blemur maintains a passion for justice and fair play for the underserved. Prior to joining NBCSL, Ms. Blemur worked with the U.S. Committee on the Judiciary and the U.S. Committee on Homeland Security for the U.S. House of Representatives.
Making Dollars and Sense: Supporting Medicaid Coverage for the Justice-Involved
Individuals coming through jails and prisons are among the least healthy in the United States.  They often suffer higher rates of chronic and infectious diseases,…
9th Annual Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: Bridging the Gap: Strengthening Connections Between Health and Health Care
From left to right, Kathy Jo Hayden, Director of Health Policy, Novartis; Greg Slyfield, U.S. Head, State & External Affairs, Novartis; Sara Johnson Davis, Assistant…
Taking the Future of Girls and Young Women in New Directions
The state of young women and girls is evolving and has been for the last few decades.  With a greater push towards higher educational attainment,…
Breaking Through Depression
NBCSL members gather around Mr. Nate Miles of Eli Lilly to discuss breaking through depression in the African-American community.On October 10 - 11, 2013, the…
Transportation Planning That Saves and Improves Lives
Planes, trains, and automobiles keep Americans on the move.  For some, however, movement is often hindered by a lack of transportation options.  In fact, 700,000…