Audio, News Story (Vermont)
Vermont Public Radio
November 5, 2019
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Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic
Organizations mentioned/involved: Vermont Access to Justice Coalition (VTAJC)
Legal services and representation can be difficult to obtain for people with low incomes. A new study asserts that helping Vermonters get access to these services actually makes a big, positive difference for the state’s economy.
A report from the Vermont Access to Justice Coalition claims that every dollar put into legal aid for low-income Vermonters translates to $11 pumped into the state economy.
On this Vermont Edition, we’re talking with two of the people behind the study: