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How does the US Government impact families.

Helping my daughter with a government assignment. We have come up with 34 ways the Gov. impacts families but need help coming up with more. We have the common ones like welfare, child care, courts, employment and transportation. any ideas you have would be great. Even if she has them already your imput would be appreciated
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kattwithclaws

Asked by kattwithclaws at 10:37 PM on Jan. 7, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • how about the military family? Like multi deployments, not enough providers for PTSD and TBI's
    Soniam301

    Answer by Soniam301 at 10:48 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • Military families: i.e deployments
    state standardized testing in schools
    health care, or lack of health care
    Patriot Act
    The Bill they are getting ready to pass to not allow goodwill and salvation army to sell second hand clothing for children under thirteen without testing the material for led. That will be Feb 10
    Income Tax/Taxes
    Regulations for workers that work with mentally disabeled or elderly
    Legal Assisted Suicide in some states (Washington)
    Levies
    Funding for sex education in schools(generates discussions in the household)
    Grants for College
    Programs like CPS that regulate care for children
    United States postal service\
    Free Trade regulations
    Hope this helps
    2-1CavWife

    Answer by 2-1CavWife at 10:59 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • Thanks that was several we didnt have. A few that went along with some we do have. Still need 11 more.
    kattwithclaws

    Answer by kattwithclaws at 11:07 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • Prisons
    Mental hospitals
    Vaccines
    CDC
    Medications
    FDA
    USDA
    NASA- space- satellites for cable, cell phones, etc.
    Internet
    Cable
    Phone services
    Taxation WITHOUT representation, lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:06 AM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • Work programs like Vocational Rehab
    Medicare
    Medicaid
    Utlitlies like electric, water works
    Energy
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:08 AM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • Army Corp of Engineers
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:08 AM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • Social Security for seniors
    Disablity
    Tetona

    Answer by Tetona at 12:11 AM on Jan. 8, 2009

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