Editorial (North Carolina)
August 8, 2017
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Tags: Funding: State & Local
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services Corporation (LSC)
Legal aid for the poor touches on all sorts of very important issues and rights, from ensuring health care for poor kids who desperately need it to trying to make certain that homelessness isn’t worsened by people being tossed to the streets when other forms of public assistance might help them.
Add to the cuts by the state the fact that President Trump’s budget wants all funding for the federal Legal Services Corp. eliminated. This, in a budget that heavily favors the wealthy and corporations.