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“big sunday showPanelists joined a report that the city of Denver is now “handing out cash” to more than 40 cities across the country to help keep homeless people off the streets.
Denver recently announced plans to give From $12,000 to $140 As part of the Denver Basic Income Project, it targets women, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and families in homeless shelters.
One of the panelists, Anita Vogel, argued that it would be better to give homeless people future job opportunities instead of cash.
“This idea of giving people money is really controversial,” Vogel said. “Why don’t you take money and help give people a job and a purpose to get back on their feet? When you give people money, they lose their motivation to work,” she said.
Tyrus, agreeing with Vogel, asked, “When did free money work? It didn’t work.”
“Normal human nature is terrible. When you get free money, you tend to do things. During the pandemic, people buy new cars or go on trips instead of paying rent.” I was there,” Tyrus continued.
Quoted by a Republican in the ranking house. “Although exact figures are unknown, there are multiple reports that fraud from COVID-19 federal spending and government profits has exceeded hundreds of billions of dollars.”
Tyrus also warned that cash distribution could actually lead to more violence among homeless people.
“They’re excluding groups, right? Aggressive homeless men. What do you think they’re going to do to other groups making money? What do you think will happen?” he asked. “So now you’ll get more violent attacks and more anger from different groups,” Tyrus claimed.
Dr. Nicole Saphie emphasized that “money is not going anywhere” unless there is an infrastructure in place to treat addiction. mental health.
“Addiction and mental health assessments, support and treatment, showers, clothing, [a] We provide them with a place to stay, give them hands-on training on what they can do, and then give them a number and contact information for someone they can reach out to if they’re having a hard time,” she said.
America’s homelessness crisis has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and government response to it, including business closures and trillions of dollars in printing, spurring higher prices in the housing market. over, push up rent.
https://www.foxnews.com/media/anita-vogel-government-plans-give-homeless-cash-take-money-help-give-people-jobs Anita Vogel on government plan to give cash to the homeless: ‘Why don’t we use our money to help people get jobs?’