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Financial assistance to impoverished persons for the essentials of living through federal, state or local government programs.
The numerical value of public assistance in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of public assistance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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Even though we try to keep a professional distance, we become involved with the family over time, it warms my heart to see single mothers or struggling families make it, get good jobs, and get off public assistance.
Despite our recovering economy, millions of Californians, many of them children, continue to live in poverty, full-time workers in this state should not be forced onto public assistance simply because they earn the minimum wage.
It has been shocking to see reports of the alleged activities taking place at Planned Parenthood facilities across the country. Planned Parenthood does not represent the values of the people of Louisiana and shows a fundamental disrespect for human life. It has become clear that this is not an organization that is worthy of receiving public assistance from the state.
When I ran the welfare programs in New York City we had a strong focus on supplementing full-time work with public assistance that could make wages go further—that was a good idea. Make work pay, but sometimes as we promoted those programs and we made them easier to get on, they turned out to be work replacements, so an increasing number of people were coming in and saying I have no earnings, but I still want food stamp benefits.
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- asistencia públicaSpanish
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