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Do you think the SNAP program in Oregon needs reform?
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828 Votes

Do you think the SNAP program in Oregon needs reform?

Yes, not efficient!

15

No, people need it!

3

Yes, not efficient!

15 Comments
Russ Rowe
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Russ Rowe

Drug Testing should be Done, Also a work requirement. if you get any state aid there are plenty of clean up work to do. Clean roads, trash, so on. If you are able bodied get off your butt.

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christy ward
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christy ward

The entire welfare system is abused and has enabled so many people that are fully capable of working to support themselves and their families. There should be stricter regulations & a limited time

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Heidi Owen
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Heidi Owen

Need to dug test before allowing and be citizens of this country. PERIOD.

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Lisa York
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Lisa York

The SNAP program needs to be replaced with something similar to WIC. If taxpayers are footing the bill then SNAP users should be drug tested and be limited to what they can buy. No more junk food.

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Heather Alford
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Heather Alford

As long as people are able to use their benefits to purchase items with zero nutritional value (soda, candy, chips, junk food) it is not efficient and goes against the SNAP program's stated purpose.

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Pam Chapman
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Pam Chapman

It is a abused system

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Richard Dillard
0
Richard Dillard

this program is a joke. Millions of tax payers money go to waste every day. These individuals should receive subsidies instead of a credit card that can be abused in many different ways.

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JohnWayne Kenneth Pool
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JohnWayne Kenneth Pool

I'm unwilling to say there's too many people on it or that they get too much, but I believe there needs to be changes in eligibility and distribution.

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Sam Ackerman
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Sam Ackerman

Yep cut the number of people on it by 50%. No fast food allowed and limit it to just basic types of foods. No Hot or ready to eat foods.

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Teresa Rodriguez
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Teresa Rodriguez

There is overwhelming abuse. People selling their cards then getting a replacement. Soda and candy should not be available, but toilet paper, tampons and soap should be.

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Robert Northrup
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Robert Northrup

I imagine some need the program, but I constantly hear the children are going hungry. Why? Because other things take priority over feeding the children.

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Steven Huillet
0
Steven Huillet

We should go back to the Abundant Food Program. Very hard to fraud that system. My mom was on it for a short time with 5 children and we did not starve, plus healthier!

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Pennie Day Holiday
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Pennie Day Holiday

No koolaide, no soda, no water, no candy, no potatoes chips. So tired of waste. Heathy foods only.

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Latterdaysaint
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Latterdaysaint

There alot of people that need it but there alot that abuse the system that dont need it

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No, people need it!

3 Comments
Bob A. Bui
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Bob A. Bui

As expected. The people that gave us Walden and a huge tax cut for the rich are super concerned that a few addicts are abusing SNAP.

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Kristin McKinley
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Kristin McKinley

I am a SNAP recipient. I am live on Social Security alone. Seniors need this boost to our food budgets. I have yet to choose between food and medications but it's only a matter of time.

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Bruce Sharp
1
Bruce Sharp

People need it and the amount of misuse is very small. Catch them but leave the majority alone.

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Do you think these new rules will help reduce e-bike accidents?
KTVZ Asked by KTVZ
382 Votes

Do you think these new rules will help reduce e-bike accidents?

Yes

1

No

2

Yes

1 Comment
k san
0
k san

Obviously, if kids who shouldn't be riding these bikes cannot ride them to school, that represents hours of the day that they won't be on them, being reckless, violating basic rules of the road, and putting lives, including theirs, in danger.

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No

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Kevin cavedude
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Kevin cavedude

it illegal to drink and smoke pot at that age, how's that going.

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Carl Kellogg
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Carl Kellogg

no one enforces it...kids are still being stupid on these things. so what was the point?

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Have you noticed delays with recycling pickups?
KTVZ Asked by KTVZ
436 Votes

Have you noticed delays with recycling pickups?

Yes

6

No

3

Yes

6 Comments
Melissa Howiler
0
Melissa Howiler

Cause THEY ARE ALWAYS LATEšŸ¤¬

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Loy Helmly
0
Loy Helmly

Missed glad recycling pickup twice.

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Rick Allen
0
Rick Allen

We do not even have any recycling in my area, no cardboard, no glass, no nothing!!!

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Jacob Wilton
0
Jacob Wilton

I have a business literally across the street from their office/dump location and still get consistently missed on recycling. I have been missed regularly on garbage as well. The city has the ability to pull their contract if this continues.

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Kathi McDonald
0
Kathi McDonald

I live in Crook County. We went a whole month without recycle pick up. The service is always on FB because of inconsistent service. We went two weeks with no garbage pickup. It's like this all over the city as well as out of city limits! VERY FRUSTRATING when you're paying for a service!

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Jerry Boysen
0
Jerry Boysen

Republic is not good!

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No

3 Comments
Terry Whitted
1
Terry Whitted

LOL. In Crooked River Ranch - we don't know what 'recycling' is. The garbage company totally did away with it. So - I feel no sympathy for some of you who have 'delays'.

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Mark Mueller
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Mark Mueller

Unfortunately we don't have curbsid pickup in rural Deschutes Co. Garbage PU has been good since its been Republic.

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Dave Leverick
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Dave Leverick

I have never had a problem with cascade disposal If there is a problem they notify by email and phone

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