As LI economy slides, the newly poor ...

As LI economy slides, the newly poor seek assistance

There are 103 comments on the Newsday story from Feb 16, 2008, titled As LI economy slides, the newly poor seek assistance. In it, Newsday reports that:

Long Island last month saw sharp increases in applications for government assistance and a surge of people seeking food from overwhelmed charity providers, developments that county officials and economists ...

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Michael Upper Echelon

West Milford, NJ

#104 Feb 24, 2008
right there are no poor in the midwest; your mortgage is $600 a month; whats your income?- LOSER

Eastport, NY

#105 Feb 25, 2008
long island needs affordable housing and cutting taxes and needs to cut those high salaries in adminstration now. The poor and middle class do have a right for a place to live not everyone makes $100,000. If government doesn't help long island is going to empty.
Welfare Momma

United States

#106 Feb 25, 2008
Well, well, well, now they after welfare momma's welfare. Ive been on welfare my hole life. where were these people years ago. they had jobs they shuld have saved money. inever worked. i did read the article and they say that unen...unemp...unimploy...peop le without jobs is at 3.8%. How much lower can that go. itll never be at zero thanks to welfare momma!

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