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Budget cuts hurt the poorest of the poor


With Governor Rick Scott’s $2-million veto, legal aid services all across Florida are seeing major cuts. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM Lauren Rautenkranz spoke with Three Rivers Legal Services Executive Director Allison Thompson about how low-income residents in North Florida are facing a shortage of free legal advice.

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