El Paso Times – Texas Senator José Rodríguez champions legal aid programs

In the last round of legislative sessions, legal aid came under attack. The U.S. House of Representatives slashed funding to legal-aid programs, impacting funding to the states.

At the same time, low interest rates reduced state revenues which support civil legal services to the poor. The Texas Legislature, in its turn, took unnecessary measures to reduce funding to legal-aid offices across the state.

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