Your Turn: Your Feedback On Food Stamps & Bowling Alley

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Food stamp benefits are being cut and as a result food pantries expect to see an increase in demand. Most of your feedback this week is about the changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP:

 

The shame isn't just that SNAP funding is being rolled back, but that Congress has failed to act in a way that stimulates the development of productive jobs.

Doug Osborne Sr.

The answer is do away with food stamps and lifetime welfare. Work for a living.

Don Martin

Hunger has a new face, America. It may be your neighbor, it may be you. Charity begins at home.

Janine Smith

I know people that are on it and they eat way better than most working class people. They eat like kings!

Josh Davis

I don't think there should be cuts for the people who truly need help, but the reality is people do abuse it.

Kayleigh Adell McKeever


Many people in Lewis County are in an uproar over the legislature's quick decision to buy the bowling alley in Lowville for office space.  Now, some lawmakers are having second thoughts about buying Lewis Lanes:

 

This is the most ridiculous decision they could possibly come up with. All that new equipment and it's going to be torn out.

Patricia Peebles

If the owner wants to sell, I don't see what the problem is.

Mike Gray

It would have been nice to see the business go up for sale on the open market to see if anyone else was interested in running it as a bowling ally before the county steps in taking a locally owned business...off the tax roles.

Joe and Kelli Lawrence
 


 

Friday, October 31, 2014
, Watertown, NY

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