Republicans’ deregulation is hurting consumers. A new bill from Democrats could help.

At exactly the same time that Republicans have been rolling back supposedly burdensome regulations, they have also been making it harder for downstream victims to seek redress.

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Catherine Rampell
Washington Post
March 4, 2019
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Tags: Access to Justice, Consumer Protection

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services Corporation (LSC)


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For instance, Trump has been trying to eliminate all federal funding for the Legal Services Corporation. This congressionally established nonprofit funds legal-aid programs that help about 2 million low-income Americans seek civil justice each year.