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A bad idea

January 6, 2013

There is bill in the PA Legislature (House ) which would put a fee on handicapped parking placards and require regular renewals. This money would supposedly go to fund Centers for Independent Livin....

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JohnZook

Jan-06-13 7:16 PM

How did we get from creating another bureaucracy to funnel money into to complaining about the people who use them illegally? All that "new" money will go to wages and pensions and healthcare for the lucky folks who get the "track the renewals" jobs. Gee, maybe we can hire more people to just monitor the parking spaces and pay their wages, healthcare, pensions, ect., ect. Will that solve the problem?

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MrShaman

Jan-06-13 3:17 PM

"While I understand your message, you have to understand that every day I see perfectly healthy people popping out of their cars in handicap spots. I know of people who carry the placard that belongs to a relative so they don't have to walk--lazy bums. So, a regular re-evaluation and a nominal fee seems in order." - nobud74

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BINGO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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MrShaman

Jan-06-13 3:16 PM

"There is bill in the PA Legislature (House ) which would put a fee on handicapped parking placards and require regular renewals." - Muriel Hykes

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GREAT!!!!!! I can't imagine such a fee would be so prohibitive (for the deserving), and...regular renewals?? PERFECT!!!! That fee should ALSO include attaching the disabled-person's photo, on the back-side of the placard!

I can't believe I'm the ONLY person who recognizes the improper use/issuance of those placards...to people TOO LAZY to walk a few more feet, and free-up disabled-spaces for the deserving!

BTW...when were FAT/LAZY considered "disabilities"?

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spike2

Jan-06-13 2:46 PM

Anyone receiving SSD is required to have a bank account or a payee. If the individual has a payee, the payee should be assisting them in this.

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nobud74

Jan-06-13 11:13 AM

While I understand your message, you have to understand that every day I see perfectly healthy people popping out of their cars in handicap spots. I know of people who carry the placard that belongs to a relative so they don't have to walk--lazy bums. So, a regular re-evaluation and a nominal fee seems in order. Sorry, but the days of free everything are pretty much over--and that is not saying it is good, just the way it is.

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coffee

Jan-06-13 9:23 AM

If the people that use the services don't want to help pay for them then eliminate the services!

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