I suggest that people who receive Food Stamps from the state (or county) should be under the same guidelines as people who receive WIC. I have seen so many people wasting taxpayer money on purchasing candy, chips, soda, and other types of junk food with taxpayer money; it disgusts me. People who receive government assistance should be more responsible.
In today's economy the regular worker; the person that physically makes a business work; is being abused and dragged into slavery for the sake of little money in hopes of survival. You want to start getting us out of this recession then let's start by making these businesses treat workers like humans and not slaves. We need the government to step in and pass legislation to make business give workers fair hours, proper ...more »
We need sidewalks, crosswalks, bikelanes and safe routes to school! Instead of investing in massive freeways cutting up our cities we should promote WALKABLE, LIVEABLE neighborhoods. Communities for people of all ages, especially our rapidly aging population, where our necessities are within walking or biking distance to our homes. TROLLEY'S and BUSES NOT FREEWAYS and CUL-DE-SACS Find your communities walkability score, ...more »
Allow the reponsible Drilling of the Marcellus Shale Bed in upstate NY
By supporting this the state will create at least 50,000 jobs in the next two years, generate tax revenue from payroll taxes and energy company profits and application fees.
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Would Forced Sterilization be a means the government can use as an effort to control Aide to Dependent Children on the Welfare Rolls?
Allow the food stamp credits to be used ONLY on foods that are not taxed. Like fruits, vegetables and necessary beverages like milk.
It will curb wasteful spending for unhealthy foods that simply lead to lower healthy quality and increased health care expenses which are likely subsidized by taxpayers also.
Retired and leaving this High tax state......No more of my money for your Socialist-Liberal
put up some signs on NY hiways, roads, intersections saying "watch out for motorcycles" other states have them. why dont we?
Medicaid needs refinement! Perhaps pharmacies need to be given incentives in order to combat Medicaid fraud., I have worked at Walgreen's for a year and a half as a pharmacy technician. Over the course of that time, I had encountered many individuals with Medicaid who clearly should not qualify for this service. People with expensive blackberry phones, designer bags, yorkshire terriers also dressed in designer clothes. ...more »
fix metro north better train without raising fair make lt gov ravich work when he ran mta better service let him meet with mta
establish ww11 type quonset hut communities in rural depressed areas for parents (not grandparents!! who use illegitimacy of their grandchildren for income) where they can be taught to keep house, sew their chilxdrens clothes, edcuate and maintain their community thru hygienic, hortoculture (mowing lawns, growing plants, maintaining streets and furniture making where possible. Weaving knitting and otgher useful trades ...more »
I am a tax paying non-US citizen currently in US on a work permit. my I-94 has expired and I have already filed for my extension but I am still waiting for my approval (Field for extension more than 3 months back). As per immigration laws, my stay is still legal and i am still eligible to stay in US until I get a reject or if 240 days are already over after my I-94 expiry, whichever is earlier.. Currently NY DMV does ...more »