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Response to Live and Learn (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 24, 2015, 04:25 AM

2. I don't believe that an additional 80 hours will be required from

someone who is already working or doing volunteer activities.

There are similar requirements for single individuals in all states under the SNAP program. Where New Mexico would be going beyond the federal requirements is for parents who have children above six years of age to do some type of either work or volunteer program. If they are actually disabled, then they can receive a medical waiver (Form 1836A). The issue is whether they can find either work or volunteer openings while the children attend school and they will also have to arrange child care coverage during summer and other break times away from school. I also believe that expanding the work requirements from 50 to 60 years old are unreasonable considering that employers start discriminating against hiring new employees at increasingly younger ages (I think that 45 is the new number compared to 50 a couple of decades ago).

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