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Legislative Branch

stop accepting $10.00 repayment on debts

ssa currently is obligated to accept, when a beneficiary has proven limited income and resources, repayments at rates as little as $10.00 per month on overpayments as large as $20000.00 or more. It is a joke. We are discouraged from suggesting settlements, even though the possibitity of recouping $6000.00 from a 50 year old is slim to none by the time he is deceased. why don't we either raise that absurd limit or push... more »

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Social Security Administration

Recovery of Overpayments

Current SSA procedure says that an overpayment can be withheld through partial withholding of a beneficiary's monthly check for a time period greater than 36 months, only if a beneficiary can provide documentation that this is the most they can afford.

I propose that we increase the withholding rate in the amount of any non-Cost of Living Adjustment increase to a beneficiary's check. If it was proven before that the... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Community Based Emergency Centers - Rail-Safe Harbor

Rapid Respose from FEMA.
Local Employment Construction Opportunity.
Base-sites in communities (e.g. Inexpensive warehouse design, eg. Walgreens size) that are multi-use and spread across the National Rail system to house, treat and/or evacuate populace on a temporary short term basis for a few days before, during or after a disaster event. FEMA heavy resources respond to each location within 6 hours via freight rail utilizing... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

FEMA Disaster Workforce & State Labor Department

FEMA utilizes several disaster reservist as community relations staff to provide surviors of disasters contact information to register for assistance and to perform clerical, warehouse or logistics staff work as local hires. Recommend that FEMA conduct a cost benifit and business case analysis to see if utilizing the State Labor Department's Unemployment Office as a "temp service" to fill these positions. This would... more »

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