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February 22, 2011 - 8:23 am

Washington, DC 2/19/2011 —The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $70 million cut in Legal Services Corporation (LSC) funding from the current level, reducing grants to 136 local legal aid nonprofit programs by an average of 18 percent. The proposed $...

January 27, 2011 - 3:15 pm

November 19, 2010Washington, DC -- The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) today announced the launch of StatesideLegal.org, the first national website focused on common legal problems of veterans and military families, and the start of an awareness...

October 15, 2010 - 9:39 am

Renters have rights, but as homes are foreclosed tenants can feel helpless. You should feel empowered, though, because you cannot be pushed around. See the KBOI TV news video here.By Tami Tremblay - KBOI TV Boise

October 6, 2010 - 11:08 am

Washington, DC -- Domestic violence is a serious and pervasive problem across the country, and we ask that you join the Legal Services Corporation in observing National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Legal aid lawyers who work in the 136 nonprofit...

September 22, 2010 - 10:53 am

by Rebecca BooneAssociated Press Writer  BOISE -- Idaho says it hopes to move ahead with its austerity measures after a federal judge blocked the state from cutting a cash assistance program for some developmentally disabled adults. U.S. District Judge...

July 27, 2010 - 8:53 am

Public News Service-ID July 27, 2010 Poverty Rising in ID According to Kids Count Report BOISE, Idaho - The number of children living in poverty in Idaho was on the rise even before the recession, and is likely still going up, according to the new Kids Count...

June 18, 2010 - 1:57 pm

The ISB Diversity Section voted unanimously to establish a special award from the Diversity Section to an individual who has made a singularly important and meaningful contribution to the promotion of diversity in the legal profession and in the law, as...

May 11, 2010 - 2:00 pm

The lawyers at Idaho Legal Aid Services (ILAS) furnish almost all eviction defense for families on the brink of homelessness in the Treasure Valley.  Massive job loss due to the Great Recession has inundated ILAS with meritorious cases from growing...

April 30, 2010 - 12:57 pm

Washington, DC -- Every year on May 1, the nation celebrates Law Day. President Dwight D. Eisenhower established Law Day in 1958 as "a day of national dedication to the principle of government under law."The theme for this year's observance is Law in the...

April 8, 2010 - 9:25 am

Department of Health and Welfare Closes Nine Field Offices, Lays Off 126 Workers Due to Budget Deficit As part of a series of measures to address a personnel budget shortfall, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will close nine of its 29 offices...

February 26, 2010 - 2:33 pm

Washington, DC -- Requests by low-income Americans for help with foreclosure and unemployment problems are increasing, officials at the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) said at a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing today on LSC's budget request for...

February 24, 2010 - 9:17 am

With a young son and a full-time job as an attorney at Idaho Legal Aid, it isn’t easy finding time to fight for humane treatment of animals. But Sunrise Ayers manages to do it -- Read More

August 10, 2009 - 4:35 pm

A new interactive form is available for guardians required to submit a Guardian's Annual Report form in Idaho.You can access the form here: Guardian's Annual Report