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Department of Health and Human Services

Medicaid/Food Stamps and good health

I believe that all Medicaid and Food Stamp recipients should be required to attend healthy eating and food preparation seminars and if necessary smoking cessation and weight reduction classes. Too many people are receiving these benefits and wasting our money on preventable conditions related to obesity and smoking.

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Legislative Branch

Eliminate unemployment, food stamps, SSI, etc for those in jail

When someone goes to jail and is on HUBER, they still show employment and still receive their food stamps, their unemployment balance, their SSI and many other things. This should stop. All these moneis should be sent to the state or federal prison system to cover the cost of their incarceration.

In addition, the system is so slow, that someone who goes to jail in a county lock-up is still getting their SSI, unemployment,... more »

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Department of Agriculture

SNAP out of it - Stop Subsidizing Obesity

USDA brags that 1 in 6 Americans are receiving some type of food asssistance. In many cases the monthly Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits are double/triple what a working class family has to spend on groceries. As a result, low income families are purchasing unhealthy foods instead of just the essentials. In the United States 2/3 of Adults and 1/3 of children are overweight or obese and the highest... more »

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Welfare -Work for Funds

Save Billions and Billions. Establish Welfare as a Work for Funding type project. Hundreds of empty office spaces are available around the country that could be put to good use. Establish a administrator and minimal staff. The remaining portion of the staff and other WELFARE recipents would then work a set number of hours each month in order to get the full amount of their welfare. Section 8 and Welfare would work... more »

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Department of the Treasury

Match Federal records against State's Billions in Unclaimed $$

There are billions of dollars that were turned over to the 50 States by Banks, Employers, Insurance companies, Stock companies, etc. all belonging to millions of Americans who forgot they had this money. Match the Federal records (SSN's) of anyone receiving any Federal benefits (SSA, SSI, VA, Medicaid, Food Stamps, etc.), against those of the 50 States holding this Unclaimed Property we could reunite people with billions... more »

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