Debate on State Legal Aid Funding Starts Today

Today the Texas Senate Finance committee will begin debate on two of the bills being proposed to help fund Texas legal aid organizations in the midst of a severe funding crisis. The bills to be reviewed today include:

SB 726 — to establish a judicial access and improvement account from county service fees and court costs

SB 1524 — to establish a consumer assistance fund

The committee hearing is scheduled to begin at 10am and will be broadcast online. Click here to view it online.


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