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States Find Cash Cow: It Is Impoverished Kids in Foster Care, Hooray!

March 6, 2015
If you are a child in foster care, things are probably not going your way. You're not living with your parents, and a state agency is in charge of you. You're probably very poor, and maybe you are disabled. You sure don't look like a funding bonanza for your state, but guess what, you might be! An op-ed by University of Baltimore law professor Daniel Hatcher in the Baltimore Sun this week points out that some states, including Maryland, are using private contractors to take foster kids' Social Security (SSI) benefits as a way to make some extra bucks. Well that is just about the worst thing we've ever heard. Let's theft-splore.

By | 2015-04-29T15:07:33+00:00 March 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments