Proposal Would Cut Legal Services Funding by $104 Million - IndyBar Blog

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Posted on: Jul 11, 2011
Funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) would be cut by 26 percent in Fiscal Year 2012 under a proposal announced by the House Appropriations Committee last week, according to LSC.  They note, the Committee bill proposes a $300 million budget for LSC—rolling back LSC funding to a level not seen since 1999.

How would this affect local legal services?  Hard to say.  A significant drop in IOLTA funds over the past two years already has local indigent legal service providers making some difficult choices. 

Full text of LSC release can be found here.

   ---Julie Armstrong, IndyBar Executive Director


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