Your Turn: Your Feedback On EBT, Common Core Delay & CVS

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The state Senate passed a measure to stop people from using public assistance money to buy things like alcohol and tobacco. Most of your feedback this week is about that:

 

It's about time. The only thing I disagree with...is that you should not get three times and then lose your benefits. You should lose it after the first offense.

Chris Wainwright

 

EBT cards should be controlled like WIC! Tell them this is the list of things that are allowed to be purchased and that's that!

Danielle Nelson-Aguirre



State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced he supports a two year delay to Common Core testing. We asked for your thoughts:

 

Common Core needs to disappear!

Leanne LaPier-Alford

 

If they are not postponed, I would encourage parents to have your children REFUSE the test.

Kristy Graveline Perez

 

Common Core should not only be delayed, but enhanced to meet the needs of students and not those of politicians who are not educators.

Earl Stopfel

CVS made history by becoming the first major U.S. pharmacy chain to agree to stop selling all tobacco products in its stores:

 

Other drug stores should follow CVS's lead.  It's a bold and...courageous stand they are taking.

Diane Ross

 

Who cares? People will still smoke if they want!

Shari Gerber

 

Let's attack the junk food eaters.  The chips and candy have to go too.

Jennifer Gray

 

They may as well stop selling alcohol.

Chrissy Ayers Gilson

 
They will lose a lot of money, which means they are going to have to charge more for other things.

Ann Marie Wallace

 

Sunday, November 23, 2014
, Watertown, NY

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