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-- bombing suspects.
Two landed the two young men and that family mother and father.
They got at least 100000.
Dollars in welfare benefits Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has now moved to keep those records secret.
But Joseph -- from the Boston Herald exposed the real number -- -- -- thousand dollars a joke thanks very much for joining us this morning.
Would like you if possible -- -- Could you break down about 100000.
Dollar -- -- what was food stamps what what was it.
You're right -- food stamps it was section eight housing so that's that's help with the housing in Cambridge.
It's also mass health.
As you know Massachusetts if you don't have health insurance they find you so they gave this family mass -- also EDT.
That's that's a card that you can carry around to get cash withdrawals so -- EDT card also -- -- God help with his community college 5500.
And -- guard got a scholarship.
From the city of Cambridge the 2500.
Dollars so that's just the beginning of what we're finding out.
I want to go through that again just for the benefit of obvious because it's a big mama.
Food stamps housing subsidy is health care subsidies have cash draw the EB to B.
Help with community college and help with a scholarship to a very good high school.
That adds up to over a 100000 dollars -- day.
Flat out entitled.
To all of this or were they in any -- -- We don't know 500 pages of -- -- documents have been sent to an oversight committee.
That is -- the easiest is also what we do know right now is the state welfare department is saying they qualified for it.
That's another thing Massachusetts is one of the top eight states in the country for benefits so if you come here from.
A foreign land we're gonna help you -- we're one of the top eight.
People are questioning that.
This is also won't -- a system that's been that's been troubled for years -- from reporting about that.
They don't keep track of them money they don't keep track of the recipients so if if the bomb us.
The two young men and the mother and father be getting all this money what's the feeling in Boston I mean you know these people is -- is that real outrage about that's.
There is people want to know the guy as you said the governor's saying no with sticking to federal law but.
Today we we report in The Herald that the two candidates -- for the senate seat.
That the Republican and the Democrat as saying look this is changed throw all the playbook open up the records tell people exactly.
What this Stanley was getting what these two Brothers were getting in -- the biggest question that is yet to be answered.
What about UMass Dartmouth with -- -- are getting money there how much was he getting to go to school there.
He he was there with his friends you know that part of the story so we don't even know who this could be a lot more money we're talking about.
-- Reynolds Boston Herald we really appreciate you being with us today because our viewers I can tell you they want -- -- And I think you're gonna tell them we appreciate Joseph thank you so.
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