According to many people in Pennsylvania, they believe that the dramatic drop of accepted welfare recipients is due to a law put in to place in 2012. July 2012 brought a state law that required all applicants to apply to at least three jobs a week while they are receiving welfare and while their application is still pending.
From farm fresh fruits and vegetables to flowers and even homemade baked goods, a lot of people are looking forward to the return of farmers’ markets.
With all this talk in Washington about making the wealthy pay more in taxes, or not raising taxes on the middle class, it’s easy to think this fiscal cliff is only about taxes. But it’s also about automatic spending cuts of $55 billion this coming year in non-defense programs.
Nobody likes to pay taxes and most people hate to pay money just so someone else can fill out your tax return. However, there is help available and it is free of charge.
Ken Regal, co-director of Just Harvest, joined Rose and Paul to discuss the poverty rate in Pittsburgh.
Barney Oursler and Tara Marks joined KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore to talk about low income problems in Pittsburgh.
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