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LEGAL AID – President Trump is expected by midnight tonight to sign legislation that includes $440 million for the Legal Services Corporation, an increase of $25 million over LSC’s appropriation of $415 million last year, according to LSC. In August, more than 250 general counsel asked Congress to increase federal funding for LSC, amid concerns that the Trump administration would completely cut funding for the group, which offers legal services to low-income Americans.
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