February 11, 2020: Statement on President Trump’s Proposed Budget for 2021
NYSBA President Henry M. Greenberg issued the following statement today regarding the absence of support for the Legal Services Corporation in the President’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2021:
“We are deeply disappointed that President Trump’s budget does not include funding for the Legal Services Corporation. $652.6 million is the bare minimum needed to provide a modicum of legal services for low-income Americans. The New York State Bar Association calls on Congress to restore this critical funding.”
About the New York State Bar Association
The New York State Bar Association is the largest voluntary state bar association in the nation. Since 1876, the Association has helped shape the development of law, educated and informed the legal profession and the public, and championed the rights of New Yorkers through advocacy and guidance in our communities.
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