There have been several post regarding PA (public assistance) on CM in the last month. After reading through hundreds of post/replies on PA it seems to me that we REALLY need reform in the PA system in this country.
It seems that people who don't really need PA are getting it just because they qualify but why do they qualify if they don't need it??? If you can afford to budget for luxaries than can't you budget for needs like food and health insurance?
IMO PA needs to be harder to get. If there is an able body person in the home who chooses not to work for whatever reason they should be denied PA. I think all money coming into the home through out the year needs to be counted when determining eligability and then it should be decided if that money was spent on needs or wants.
These are just a few of my ideas for reforming PA.
If it was up to YOU...How would you reform PA?
Asked by Anonymous at 4:35 PM on Oct. 8, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by mammacjjc85 at 5:00 PM on Oct. 8, 2009
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Answer by Anonymous at 8:18 PM on Oct. 8, 2009
First off I am on PA (FS and Ins for the kids). I agree that they need to get the people off who abuse the system. But then what about the kids, where does that put them. You can, however, call your local DHR, DCFS, DCF office and get the number to report fraud. It is a crime and those doing it can be penalized and have to pay back all the money they received as well as a stiff fine and possible jail time and denied PA in the future.
Answer by luvmygrlz at 10:48 PM on Oct. 8, 2009