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Report: Helping Low-Income Vermonters Access Legal Services Benefits State Economy

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A new report examines the economic benefit of helping low-income Vermonters access legal aid. On this "Vermont Edition," the program talks with two people behind the new report.

Legal services and representation can be difficult to obtain for people with low incomes. A new study asserts that helping Vermonters get access to these services actually makes a big, positive difference for the state's economy. A report from the Vermont Access to Justice Coalition claims that every dollar put into legal aid for low-income Vermonters translates to $11 pumped into the state economy.

On this Vermont Edition, we're talking with two of the people behind the study:

Listen live on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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