Legal aid funding included in budget deal


LSC’s funding will stay at the 2017 level of $385 million until Congress finishes the appropriations process that will determine the balance of funding for the remainder of fiscal year 2018.
News Story (Indiana)

Marilyn Odendahl
Indiana Lawyer
February 9, 2018
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Organizations mentioned/involved: Indiana Legal Services (ILS), Legal Services Corporation (LSC)


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Brooks, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, has advocated for civil legal aid funding since she co-founded the Access to Legal Services Caucus in Congress about three years ago. Brooks, who was traveling, was unable to comment on how LSC could fare in the upcoming appropriations process.