The U.S. House of
Representatives plans to take action as soon as next Tuesday on the
Commerce, Justice Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill –
the bill that funds the Legal Services Corp. LSC is the largest source
of funding to Kansas Legal Services and is also devoted to ensuring our
most vulnerable citizens have access to our system of justice. This bill
proposes funding LSC at $300 million – a 20 percent cut. This proposed
cut comes at a times when legal service needs for Kansans have increased
and are at an all-time high.
your representative to oppose any amendment that cuts LSC funding or
encourage their support for an amendment that will restore or increase
funding. To find your district and representative, visit http://www.house.gov/representatives/.