Michigan Senate Votes To Limit Lawmaker Benefits

Michigan lawmakers continue to vote on differing proposals to eliminate retiree health care coverage for future and some current members of the state Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2011

Ficano Concerned About Those Soon Without State Aid

As Michigan sends out notices to thousands of people about ending their welfare soon, WWJ’s Pat Sweeting spoke with Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, asking him if he is concerned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2011

State Lets Some Families Know Aid Is Running Out

Michigan has begun notifying some families receiving welfare benefits that their federal assistance is running out.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2011

Michigan Senate Votes To Limit Welfare Benefits

A measure that would cut off Michigan welfare recipients is on its way to the governor’s desk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011


Some Michigan Unemployed Face Benefits Expiration

An estimated 35,000 Michigan residents could lose their extended unemployment benefits early next month unless the state Legislature changes criteria related to the assistance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2011

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Extended Unemployment Benefits On The Line

The U.S. Department of Labor has some bad news for 35,000 jobless people in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2011

Grand Rapids Mayor: Municipal Benefits Unsustainable

The mayor of Grand Rapids says the city can’t afford to continue paying municipal workers their current level of benefits indefinitely.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2011

Soon, Your Social Security Check Will NOT Be In The Mail

Before too long, the check will no longer be in the mail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2010

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New Tax Law To Help Thousands, But Not All Jobless

The new law restores, for 13 more months, the 99-week maximum. But it provides no further benefits to people who have reached the limit in their state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2010

Congress Approves Tax Cuts, Renews Jobless Benefits

Congress sent President Barack Obama sweeping, bipartisan legislation to avoid a Jan. 1 spike in income taxes for millions and renew jobless benefits for victims of the worst recession in 80 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2010