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House Approves Current-Year Cuts as President Proposes FY 2012 Budget

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House Approves Current-Year Cuts as President Proposes FY 2012 Budget

The ABA is bracing for a fight to preserve funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), which is facing a $70 million cut as part H.R. 1, legislation passed by the House Feb. 18 that would reduce current-year appropriations for programs across the federal government by approximately $60 billion.

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