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June 16, 2015
Assemblyman Hevesi is protecting recipients of public assistance from draconian punitive sanctions, which only serve to undermine the purpose of public assistance in the first place. "It is absolutely crucial that we have a reengagement process to get people back into work. The idea that we are punitive with people who are on public assistance because they miss appointments due to life circumstances. We are just better than that," said Hevesi. A.4250