Time for a change

| 23 Feb 2012 | 03:40

    We know that there are thousands of people paying child support in the area. We have questions as well as many of you do. Why does the person paying the child support have to pay the taxes on the money as well? If you win the Lottery, you have to pay the taxes. You get child support, it is a free ride. Why are we paying child support until the kids are 21 years of age? You are considered an adult at 18 years of age. You can drive, vote, get married, be drafted, join the military and die for your country at 18years of age. Why then do we pay until they turn 21? How do we get these laws changed and updated? What elected official will take the time to do something? Patrick J. Rooney Cathy A. Rooney Monroe