Hill, The

Since its launch in 1994, The Hill has been the newspaper for and about Congress, breaking stories from Capitol Hill, K Street and the White House.
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The newspaper and its online platform connect the political players, define the issues, and influence the way Washington’s decision-makers view the debate.

The Hill breaks stories that gain national attention, it profiles lawmakers and aides, and it publishes features on the politics, networking and society of the federal capital.



Trump has a chance to help domestic violence survivors

Martha Bergmark
Hill, The
February 28, 2018
If he wants to change the story, and at the same time provide real support for survivors of domestic violence, the president has an opportunity at his fingertips: Defend, don’t defund, the Legal Services Corporation.


Scrapping loan forgiveness for public servants hurts our democracy

Christopher P. Chapman
Hill, The
November 11, 2017
Broad access to justice is essential to the preservation of any democracy, and yet many Americans struggle to afford adequate legal representation.


In Ohio, we lost a mom of 4 to Trump’s ruthless immigration policies

Emily Brown, Kathleen Kersh
Hill, The
April 17, 2017
Regardless of how one feels about immigration policy, we can certainly all agree that no parent should have to live with that fear of a world in which her children must grow up without her.


Our democracy can’t afford to cut legal aid services from the budget

John Barrow
Hill, The
March 29, 2017
It’s dumb because killing the LSC will do next to nothing to balance the budget.


Workplace discrimination against pregnant women continues

Laura Brown
Hill, The
October 3, 2016
Policy changes, like the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act are important, but aren’t enough. Another necessary part of the solution is ensuring women have access to the legal help they need to defend their rights. For low-income pregnant women who can’t afford a lawyer, the availability of civil legal aid is critical.

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Lawmakers launch legal aid caucus

Lydia Wheeler
Hill, The
December 1, 2015
Reps. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) and Susan Brooks (R-Ind.) launched the Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus on Tuesday to advocate for civil legal aid programs and ensure access to representation is never limited by income.

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Funding civil legal aid: A bipartisan issue

Sharon Browne, Martha Minow
Hill, The
April 13, 2015
The funding crisis for civil legal aid puts America’s commitment to justice at stake. Funding for civil legal aid is a bipartisan issue.

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