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Legal Services Corp. releases annual report

When President Donald Trump first took office, Congressional funding of the Legal Services Corp. (LSC) was about $385 million. Despite Trump’s proposal to totally defund the agency that provides legal help to poor people, Congress actually increased funding each year ...

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Appropriations approves $402M for LSC

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies on Tuesday approved funding legislation that provides $402 million for the Legal Services Corporation, a $54 million increase from current levels. Most of the funding would provide grants ...

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Legal Services Corp. faces deep cuts for 2012

Proposed cuts to the national organization that supports civil legal services are likely to be deeper than expected. “It’s much worse,” said C. Kenneth Perri, executive director of Legal Assistance of Western New York, which oversees programs in 14 Western ...

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LSC launches new website

The Legal Services Corp., the single largest funder of civil legal assistance in the nation, is launching a new website. The redesign, at, emphasizes the importance of its mission to provide equal access to justice and ensure the delivery ...

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House proposes deep cuts to LSC funding

The cuts just keep coming. The House Appropriations Committee is proposing to cut Legal Services Corp. funding by $104 million for fiscal 2012, which would roll it back to 1999 levels. That comes on the heels of a $15.8 million reduction this fiscal year.

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