Pete Sepp, president of the National Taxpayers Union, has been speaking out on this issue for years. He tells OneNewsNow that, unfortunately, the laws as well as court rulings have created a wide-open field for disability claims to be made of a highly questionable nature.
"That means that taxpayers end up footing the bill for benefits that either never should have been paid out – or should have at least been terminated once the child in question showed signs of improvement," Sepp says. "And yet, for 20 years and longer, we have had these problems with improper payments with very little action on the part of federal or state officials or Congress to put a stop to it."
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