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November 10, 2011

Skimming Off The Top: SEIU Taking Taxpayer Money Meant To Support The Disabled

Shameless thievery by government on behalf of their union masters.

If you're a parent who accepts Medicaid payments from the State of Michigan to help support your mentally-disabled adult children, you qualify as a state employee for the purposes of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). They can now claim and receive a portion of your Medicaid in the form of union dues.

Robert and Patricia Haynes live in Michigan with their two adult children, who have cerebral palsy. The state government provides the family with insurance through Medicaid, but also treats them as caregivers. For the SEIU, this makes them public employees and thus members of the union, which receives $30 out of the family's monthly Medicaid subsidy. The Michigan Quality Community Care Council (MQC3) deducts union dues on behalf of SEIU.

$6 million a year in dues for....nothing. And how much of that gets recycled to Democrats in the form of campaign contributions?

Read the whole thing and be sickened.



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