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Funding cuts make defender’s job tougher

  The government shutdown may still be the talk of the nation, but sequestration is causing more problems for some. “It is a crisis,” said Federal Public Defender Marianne Mariano of the Western District of New York. “It’s not the ...

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More cuts hit foreclosure prevention assistance

The news was bad for foreclosure assistance programs when funding was cut from the New York state budget in March. The news got worse on April 12, when the governor vetoed $1.5 million that Democrats had set aside to continue the program.

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