President’s Budget Adds $65 Million for LSC

President Barack Obama sent his fiscal year 2015 budget request to Congress today, including a $65 million increase for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). Total proposed spending for the agency is $430 million, up from the current level of $365 million, the American Bar Association reports. Many observers say the the proposal has almost no chance of passage in Congress, where Republicans control the House of Representatives, but it lays out Obama's policy priorities ahead of November congressional elections. Read more on the budget from Reuters.