Michigan lawmakers continue to vote on differing proposals to eliminate retiree health care coverage for future and some current members of the state Legislature.
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.
Michigan has begun notifying some families receiving welfare benefits that their federal assistance is running out.
A measure that would cut off Michigan welfare recipients is on its way to the governor’s desk.
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.
The U.S. Department of Labor has some bad news for 35,000 jobless people in Michigan.
The mayor of Grand Rapids says the city can’t afford to continue paying municipal workers their current level of benefits indefinitely.
Before too long, the check will no longer be in the mail.
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.
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.