Social Security Administration

Incentive pay for Prisoners

Currently, SSA pays incentive payments to state and local correctional and mental health institutions for reporting inmate information to SSA. Under SI 02310.088 SSA's Incentive Payment Program, an incentive payment of $400 is made to an agency when the information received results in suspension of benefits. Many times, the suspension is for for a month or 2. $400 PER PRISONER is simply a high fee to pay for information ...more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Save millions by stopping payment of duplicate benefits.

The primary purpose of the limitation on VA compensation and pension in 38 U.S.C. ยงยง 5313(a) and 1505(a) is to eliminate a double burden on United States taxpayers where an incarcerated veteran is already being supported by government funds provided for the operation of a penal institution. The legislative history of this issue also notes Congress' concern that the purpose of compensation and pension is to replace ...more »

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Legislative Branch

STOP PAYING CONGRESSMEN & SENATORS WHO ARE IN PRISON

Why is it that if I get put in jail I don't continue to get paid YET a senator or congressman does!!! Talk about waste, fraud and abuse--this is MAJOR. They also should not get a pension for doing one term, that continues for years and years after they leave office. They also should not be able to vote in raises for themselves---the US people should be able to do that. They act like they rule the world and are more important ...more »

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