NEW YORK (AP/PIX11) — New York City residents are paying an “invisible fare” of $130 a month per household to run the MTA, Comptroller Scott Stringer said Tuesday. 287 more words
Just a reminder to those who don't quite understand interconnective community. As the problems regarding sanitation with infectious conditions are boarding the buses across metropolitan Detroit --- all communities across the metropolitan area will be impacted. There are no general provisions for paid sick days at this time (legislation is pending in Michigan House [House Bill 4167], meeting resistance as well). We also don't have freely available public bathhouses around Detroit where sanitary needs can be handled by those mobile enough to do so. Water shutoffs are happening to houses with the infirm, diseased, and elderly. Mothers with newborns may not have water at their home to care for their infant and self. People returning from surgeries need to keep wounds clean, but may not have water. These concerns and so many more need to be considered when shutting off water to the poor. It is a violent attack on life which anyone in elected office should be ashamed of committing. In truth it is a violation of their oath to protect the public.