The Trump administration’s budget proposal, released this week, has called for eliminating Legal Services Corp., which has a current appropriation of $385 million.
News Story (North Carolina)
Winston-Salem Journal (NC)
May 25, 2017
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Tags: Funding: Federal
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services Corporation (LSC), Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC)
Stein, a Democrat, joined a bipartisan group of 32 attorneys general in urging Congress to oppose the Trump administration’s proposal.
“These resources provide critical legal support for people in dire situations,” Stein said in a news release. “Everyone deserves access to quality representation and fair treatment in the justice system. I urge Congress to continue to fund this important program.”