Tag Archives: Temporary Assistance

Welfare, Racism and the Post-Standard (Part I)


I used to read the Post-Standard on line at Syracuse.com, and I read the comments after the stories.  Today there is a story about a 15-year-old who got into a fight at the mall and was arrested for having a sawed-off … Continue reading

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Welfare & Medicaid: Marital Status, Education & Location


Marital Status Medicaid There are 69,831 people receiving Medicaid in Onondaga County; 33,883 of those people are single; 8,525 are married.  The remaining categories are unspecified, formal or informal separation, divorced, widowed, annulment or abandoned, and they make up 3,130 … Continue reading

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Welfare & Medicaid, Race & Sex


In Onondaga County, according to statistics provided by Dept. of Social Services Commissioner David Sutkowy, the following are racial statistics for people receiving services. Racial Statistics                                            White             Black              Hispanic Medicaid                                37,663            18,374                        4,773 Food Stamps                         30,062           19,728                        4,740 … Continue reading

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Who Is Receiving Welfare and Medicaid: The Answers


(My apologies for not having posted recently.  I’ve been dealing with some tough personal problems.) On April 14, I posted “Who’s on Welfare?  They’re working on it. . . ” (https://annecwoodlen.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/whos-on-welfare-theyre-working-on-it/ ), which stated that Dept. of Social Services Commissioner David … Continue reading

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Welfare Information: Dooher Die


On March 30, we considered the subject of “Who’s On Welfare and What’s On Second?”  In search of information, I had called—well, I called a whole lot of people in county government and kept getting passed around.  Finally somebody in the … Continue reading

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Who’s On Welfare and What’s On Second?


Okay, here’s the deal.  You want to know who’s getting Medicaid and/or Welfare (which is no longer called Welfare).  I know that you want to know because you are searching the web to find out.  In the past week, 81 … Continue reading

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