VIII-"Our Costly Dilemma" - Ed [Edgar] May - Buffalo Evening News

Welfare Records Stained With the Blot of Cheating

Byline: Ed May; 1960-06-15; Buffalo Evening News; 

Report: "Our Costly Dilemma" - Edgar (Ed) May - Buffalo Evening News

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Tony has received public assistance almost all of his adult life. His son was on welfare in Erie, Pa. A daughter, living at home now, gets monthly Aid to Dependent Children checks for herself and Tony's grandson. Here are some excerpts from his relief history: 1932 - Victor found man had a car licensed in his grandmother's name. Victor knows that the man drives car and is out nights with it. Man doing window washing but denies it.

Description:In his eighth article about New York State's welfare system, Buffalo News reporter Ed May reveals ways that long-time aid recipients abuse the system.

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Buffalo Evening News article titled, "Welfare Records Stained by the Blot of Cheating." Written by Ed May as part of the "Our Costly Dilemma" series.