Op-Ed in the Press Herald: Without government aid, immigrant family could have fallen apart
If the cuts the governor is proposing now had been in place back then, I could have become a statistic, spiraling down into a life of poverty, crime, drugs and prison.
General Assistance and other aid help keep those who need it from falling through the cracks of poverty, crime, drugs and prison. It keeps them hoping that, tomorrow, they will be better educated, have a better job and have a better life.
Read the full article HERE.