"It's so absurd," said State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Oakland, who wants to change state child support laws. "It's like we're trying to get blood from a turnip, blood from a stone."
Skinner is pushing a bill this year that would increase the amount of child support that goes to families. Under SB337, families with one kid would get $100 a month instead of $50, and families with two or more children would receive $200. Another bill would eliminate the interest charged on child support debt.
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