The National Association of Consumer Advocates strongly supports Legal Services Corporation’s (LSC) funding request. There is no question that LSC deserves full funding to assist its independent legal aid organizations across the country that provide a wide range of civil legal services for more than 60 million Americans.
For Immediate Release:
Defunding Legal Services for Low-Income Americans Will Devastate Hardworking Families
Statement of Christine Hines, Legislative Director, National Association of Consumer Advocates
President Trump’s proposed FY2018 budget released today would shred the safety net by eradicating longstanding, critical programs that assist and support Americans in times of need.
The Huffington Post, Trump Budget Would Gut Legal Aid For Veterans, Domestic Abuse Victims And Disaster Survivors "The Trump administration unveiled its budget proposal on Thursday, suggesting Congress fully eliminate funding for LSC."