Village Disaster Declaration - KTVA

Village Disaster Declaration - KTVA

There are 3 comments on the KTVA Anchorage story from Jan 21, 2009, titled Village Disaster Declaration - KTVA. In it, KTVA Anchorage reports that:

State officials have been in western Alaska this week, trying to figure out what prompted an Emmonak resident to ask for a declaration of disaster for his village.

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Cold Bay, AK

#1 Jan 22, 2009
somebody said along the line on that bailout thing,,, give EVERYBODY in their right mind,,,,,,
$400,000.00 apiece and we will all be set''''' even the IRS would get their money and then some,, banks come after the NOT SO well folks,,,, We Have BILLS TOO!!!!!!!!!

Eagle River, AK

#2 Jan 22, 2009
sounds like population control to me

Fort Richardson, AK

#3 Jan 22, 2009
If they did that then the state wide public assitance program wouod be a bust and there would be alot of people laid off from the state. The bailout thing ray would be good, but I hihly doubt anyone would intiate that sort of renue. Evertime a person goes on public assitance all rthe back child support owed to the family is "caught" in the states web. You can go on cash assitance for one month, receive maybe between 823.00 / 923.00 depending on the size of your family, but the deabeat parent who has paid in years owes you 45k, the state keeps that amount. Shady but true, it happened 2 alot of people and is still ongoing...

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