Los Angeles County supervisors are scrambling for ways to save money. They suggested putting unemployed parents to work caring for their own children as part of the proposed changes to CalWorks and other state government aid programs.
This could save nearly $270 million. They want to target the cuts to the people who are the most expensive. What do you think? Do you think that the County or State should be paying parents to babysit their own kids? Don’t you worry that if the state pays fellow single mothers to stay home, they will become dependent on welfare? Many parents would join this new wave of having kids and getting paid to watch their own kid bandwagon. Let’s let our readers speak.
According to StateMaster, the foreign-born population of California is 26.8% of the total, far and away the highest in the nation.
California is #9 in the MOST taxed states bracket. Most Taxed
California ranks as #20 Poorest
According to new data from the Department of Public Social Services, nearly twenty five percent of Los Angeles County ’s welfare and food stamp benefits goes directly to the children of illegal aliens, at a cost of $36 million a month — for a projected annual cost of $432 million. Study Shows 25 Percent Of L.A.’s Welfare Goes To Illegal Aliens:
“The total cost for illegal immigrants to County taxpayers far exceeds $1 billion a year – not including the millions of dollars for education,” said Antonovich. “With $220 million for public safety, $400 million for healthcare, and $432 million in welfare allocations, illegal immigration continues to have a devastating impact on Los Angeles County taxpayers.”
Best Place to Live California is #35
Economy > Percent below poverty level California is #20 13.3%
People > Estimated number of Illegal Immigrants California is #1 2,209,000
Is California still the land of opportunity? Do you like this new idea? Will it help or make matters worse? Do you want to stay in California or is it time to leave?