California counties siphon Social Security benefits from some foster kids
by Jeanne Kuang July 22, 2022
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California counties regularly take the Social Security benefits of foster youth who are disabled or whose parents have died. Advocates say it amounts to children paying for their own foster care.
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Tanner said Butte County, as her guardian, took her survivor benefits of about $1,200 a month until she graduated high school and was no longer eligible for them. The money likely totaled tens of thousands of dollars over her time in state custody.
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Ribbing the dead and little defenseless children is what the Gooferment politicians and bureaucrats do best.
This is the Pepuls Republik of Kaliforkneeah, but I bet it happens everywhere.