Require aid recipients to help keep community clean

2013-01-06T00:00:00Z Require aid recipients to help keep community clean nwitimes.com
January 06, 2013 12:00 am

Gary has all the help it needs tucked away in what remaining building still exist.

Here's a novel idea: How about assigning an area that has to be kept clean and maintained to anyone receiving welfare, food stamps or whatever other entitlement they receive? If they can't keep the area clean, no monthly checks. It might even create a few new inspector jobs.

- Robert Page, Crown Point

Copyright 2014 nwitimes.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Featured Businesses

Submit a Letter to Editor

We welcome letters from readers on any issue of public interest, and make every effort to publish as many as we can and in a timely manner. The Times will publish only one letter a month from a writer, and be sure to include your name, address and a telephone number for verification. Letters should be 150 words or less. They will be edited.

Letters may be submitted:
  • Via our submission form.
  • Via e-mail.
  • Via fax: (219) 933-3249 or (219) 465-7298
  • Via mail or by hand to our offices:
    • 601 45th Ave., Munster, IN 46321
    • 2080 N. Main St., Crown Point, IN 46307
    • 1111 Glendale Blvd., Valparaiso, IN 46383
    • 3410 Delta Dr., Portage, IN 46368
    • Please mark envelopes with "Attn: Letters"

Questions?

Email Editorial Page Editor Doug Ross or call (219) 548-4360 or (219) 933-3357

Poll

Loading…

Do you support a 10-cent tax increase for Lan-Oak Park District?

View Results