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Pittsburgh nonprofits work to remove stigma attached to state "welfare" agency

There are 1 comment on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story from Apr 14, 2013, titled Pittsburgh nonprofits work to remove stigma attached to state "welfare" agency. In it, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that:

Citing the negative connotations and stereotypes around the word "welfare," a coalition of Pittsburgh-area nonprofits is seeking to change the name of the state's Department of Public Welfare to the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.

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MagdaMae

Street, MD

#2 Apr 16, 2013
Obot wrote:
Who cares what you call this crap. The biggest thing would be to limit it to one year, one kid, and you must show up every day and offer to work, anywhere. Also be drug tested to receive any benefits and no voting while living in the public sty.
You are horrible misinformed. I am middle aged and was a homemaker for 25 years. I like many of my friends are in school to learn a trade. It's two years long. I never used drugs, smoked, and don't even like additives in food, don't drink soda, get the idea. I am also well past the age to have kids. What do you propose for us. P.S. include school work study. In addition, no one should EVER be denied the right to vote.

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