North Carolina AG opposes President Trump’s budget proposal that could lead to deep cuts for Legal Aid of North Carolina

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)

Michael Hewett
Winston-Salem Journal (NC)
May 25, 2017

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.”