EJC News and Events|
July 30, 2015: Boston Bar Association recaps FY16 budget campaign, highlights new ways to boost civil legal aid advocacy
July 17, 2015: Governor signs FY16 budget with $2 million increase for civil legal aid
July 14, 2015: WGBH News Op-ed by EJC Chair John Carroll
May 13, 2015: Senate Ways & Means Committee budget does not include increase for civil legal aid
April 15, 2015: House Ways & Means Committee recommends $17 million for civil legal aid
March 4, 2015: Governor Baker recommends level funding for civil legal aid in FY16
January 26, 2015: No way around need for more state funding
January 26, 2015: Tread lightly in calling for no-frills civil legal services for poor
January 12, 2015: Equal Justice Coalition launches social media campaign in support of FY16 budget request.
January 12, 2015: Equal Justice Coalition presents Beacon of Justice and Supporter of Justice Awards at State House.
December 26, 2014: Potential cuts to civil legal aid send wrong message as new Governor takes office, says Boston Globe.
November 10, 2014: Boston Globe editorial calls on Legislature to increase funding for civil legal aid.
October 15, 2014: Report from statewide task force details need for greatly increased funding for civil legal aid in Massachusetts [Download the full report HERE]
For stories from the FY 15 budget campaign, please visit our news archive.