20 percent is just the start

September 24, 2013 

Your recent article states that 1 in 5 people live in poverty in St. Clair County. Until the county, state and federal government stop rewarding the 47 percent for having children and being dependent upon the government, the crisis will only worsen. The next statistic will read 2 in 5 living in poverty in St. Clair County. I can't wait to get my next tax bill.

Kevin Sheridan

Fairview Heights

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