I am writing to you today to urge you towards improved welfare reform because a large majority of homeless men and women, when they have recieved their welfare check, the recipients almost immeadiately take the check and gamble with the money or purchase illegal drugs. I think it is important that Congress works to fix the broken welfare system this year.
A way that the system could be reformed is for the people that are eligible for wellfare checks would have social workers come to their home twice a month. The social workers would check that the recipients, if physically able, are atleast attempting to get a job or provide for their family. If the wellfare recipients are not attempting to do either of these things if physically able, they will be threatened to be kicked off the system. If the wellfare recipients use their money wisely then their checks will get incrementally smaller until they are able to survive on their own and they will then be freed from the system.
Though many people believe in the right to buy whatever you may please, the welfare checks are being given to the recipients by the government and purchasing drugs are illegal. There has to be a retribution for purchasing drugs with money from the government. I think that retribution should be having welfare recipients being kicked off the welfare system and left to fend for themselves.
This wellform reform is not just essential but frankly, it is overdue. I encourage you to take this into consideration.