As potential cuts to the federal Medicaid program command headlines, advocates in New Jersey are raising concerns about shrinking state programs for the poor.
News Story (New Jersey)
May 30, 2017
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Tags: Funding: State & Local
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services of New Jersey
Prieto and Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D., Gloucester) also expressed support for Legal Services of New Jersey, which would lose $5 million under Christie’s budget plan.
Legal Services, which provides free civil legal aid to the poor, says the cut would reduce its annual caseload by 5,000 cases.