WNPR (Hartford, CT)

Media (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island)

WNPR (Hartford, CT)

Local public radio station serving Connecticut; Rhode Island; Long Island, New York; and parts of Massachusetts.

Daniel Denvir

Journalist (Rhode Island)

Daniel Denvir

Reporter at Salon. Writing about criminal justice, drug war, immigration and politics.

As the Demand for Court Interpreters Climbs, State Budget Conflicts Grow as Well

News Story (Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island)

As the Demand for Court Interpreters Climbs, State Budget Conflicts Grow as Well

June 14, 2014 | Fernanda Santos | New York Times (NYT)
States lag in funding court interpreters for immigrants speaking many different languages. The federal DOJ is cracking down on states, forcing them to comply with the law and find the funds.
Tags: Courts | Funding: State & Local | Language Access