SNAP overhaul not taking lunches from kids and families.. so far.

Back in October, I wrote about the potential for millions of children losing free and reduced school meal privileges. I noted there was an open comment period through November. I wanted to give an update with good news for our kids. A new food stamps/SNAP rule are soon going to be a reality. Good news,…… Continue reading SNAP overhaul not taking lunches from kids and families.. so far.

Is congress about to give hurting veterans the help they deserve?

Last week, the blog focused on how the system has failed our children when it comes to mental health care. This week, let’s look at the other side of the age spectrum. Tuesday, we honored our veterans who gave so much to out nation. The question should really be; are we giving enough back to…… Continue reading Is congress about to give hurting veterans the help they deserve?

Phoenix, Las Vegas and Austin fighting back against homeless.

Do the homeless have the right to sleep on the streets? Where do their rights end and business owners and the rights of citizens to have safe, clean streets begin? How can this problem be solved when there are not enough places to house them, not enough programs to detox drug addicts and or help…… Continue reading Phoenix, Las Vegas and Austin fighting back against homeless.

Is New York City spiraling down a bad hole?

Do you live in New York or know someone who does? I ask for your opinion on this post in the comments below. I turned in WABC New York channel 7 news – have a app for that called ‘NewsON’. There was a big rally with signs like’ Don’t let those pigs touch us’. This…… Continue reading Is New York City spiraling down a bad hole?

How major cities are helping the homeless?

According to US News, the top five cities for homeless population are: San Jose, CaliforniaSan Diego, California Seattle, WashingtonLos Angeles, California New York City, New York The question is: what are these cities are doing to help these persons? This blog will look at the what each city is doing or planning to help alleviate…… Continue reading How major cities are helping the homeless?

My reasons and goals for this blog

I am taking a course through WordPress about reaching more of an audience. The first step they want me to do is list three goals I have for my blog. First, why did I start this blog. Well, I am mainly home bound with my disability. Being a person who has been exposed to many…… Continue reading My reasons and goals for this blog

Why are states messing people up on mental health care?

States are claiming to want to help the mentally ill. Does reality trump these claims from lawmakers and governors over money? Many states have gone as far as setting up committees and fact-finding panels that will investigate ways to improve mental health care in their state. Other states have increased funds that go towards mental…… Continue reading Why are states messing people up on mental health care?