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The penalty could be even more severe in New Orleans, where City Hall recently began notifying trailer occupants that they could be fined an additional $500 a day, up to $15,575, if they don't remove the units from their property, Chief Administrative Officer Andy Kopplin said Thursday.
Originally posted by Fitch303
No offense but it's been how many years since that disaster and these people are still living on the gov dime?
Originally posted by majestic3
makes you wonder if there rounding the trailers up for the next event
Originally posted by SUICIDEHK45It's very sad that people have not been able to recover from the disaster. Or, is it that they are choosing to stay in the trailers because they are free?
Charging these people would just add insult to injury.
Originally posted by LadySkadi
reply to post by SunTzu22
This is true. I for one, am not diminishing what they lost. Thankfully, it was not their lives.
However, there does come a time when one must pick themselves up and move on. The Govt. is not (IMHO) responsible for this, forever. The program was temporary. It has already surpassed its deadline by almost 2 years.
It's time for them to move.
*Let us not forget that people throughout this country lose all they have, many times over. It's a fact of life. It can and will happen. Does not mean one's life ends, nor does it mean one must be supported forever, thereafter.