Tag: DAs

Why the DA’s pension proposal could end up doing more harm than good

The Democratic Alliance’s proposal to allow retirement savers to use their savings as loan guarantees would likely do more harm than good, especially at the lower end of the income scale, says Mica Townsend, business development manager at 10X Investments.

Responding to the DA’s call for comment on a Private Member’s Bill to amend the Pension Funds Act, Townsend said while the proposal might be well meaning, it was not necessarily well considered.

“The danger is that this amendment would give retirement savers another way to prioritise today’s needs at the expense of their much older – and likely more vulnerable- selves. This is highly undesirable from a public policy perspective,” she said.

The bill aims to amend the current Pension Funds Act to enable pension fund members to access up to 75% of the value of their pension fund before retirement as a guarantee for a loan. The DA

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Global Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) Market 2020 Key Business Strategies, Technology Innovation and Regional Data Analysis to 2025

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Sep 20, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
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Amid debate to defund the police, Dallas County DA’s plan to divert mentally ill offenders does something better

It should not be against the law to be mentally ill. Yet the Dallas County jail is perennially the second largest mental health treatment facility in the state — trailing only its counterpart in Houston.



a close up of a person: Julie Turnbull, chief of the restorative justice division in the DA's office, understands that businesses need mentally ill and homeless individuals removed from their property. "Rather than arrest them at all, we want to engage them with services."n


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Julie Turnbull, chief of the restorative justice division in the DA’s office, understands that businesses need mentally ill and homeless individuals removed from their property. “Rather than arrest them at all, we want to engage them with services.”n

That unjustly grim statistic has been reported so often that many Texans brush right past it, just as we do the mentally ill individuals loitering outside convenience stores or asking for money in shopping center parking lots.

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But not Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot. He vowed after taking office to end another form of insanity: Tossing these suffering individuals onto the same old legal hamster wheel

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