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Andrew Straw on Homeland Security

 

 


Minimum income and benefits for those who served in military

Many of the dependents of veterans were poisoned on the bases were the veterans served and all welfare and public benefit programs need to be modified so the children and spouses of veterans never live in poverty. And can get these benefits easily all in one place on the Social Security Administration website.

Some groups do have merit-based reasons for being given more. I think if someone served in the military and they got a medal at the bronze star level or higher, such a person should have a minimum income and benefits so they are never homeless and never run out of food.

We need to start using the Internet to coordinate all of these services and benefits at all levels.

Source: OnTheIssues email interview of 2020 candidate , Apr 26, 2019

We spend too much on the military now

Q: Do you agree or disagree with the statement, "Expand the military"?

A: Oppose. We spend too much on the military now. This money should be shifted to scientific and medical research. Family of veterans should be compensated and given full health coverage when they are poisoned by bases, such as happened with Camp LeJeune, NC, and other military bases.

Source: OnTheIssues interview of 2018 Indiana Senate candidate , Feb 28, 2018

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