March 16, 2017 / 9:36 PM / 3 years ago

Trump budget would defund Legal Services Corporation

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget would cut all funding for the Legal Services Corporation, which in recent years has provided nonprofit legal groups with billions of dollars in grants to assist low-income people.

Washington-based LSC’s federal funding for the current fiscal year is $385 million, but the group would be completely defunded under a plan released by the White House on Thursday.

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