Backers say they hope the Legislature gives the bills final approval by year’s end.
Michigan’s nearly 1.8 million recipients of government food assistance are going to have to get by with less aid starting Friday.
Michigan’s Bridge Card program is back up and running.
Michigan residents in a federal food program are being denied purchases with their debit-style cards because of technical problems.
Federal agents say several people are facing fraud charges after a raid at Detroit’s Eastern Market yielded a handful of arrests over illegal use of Michigan’s Bridge Card.
Several law enforcement agencies have surrounded Eastern Market in Detroit.
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Authorities say two Oakland County men were arrested after they allegedly threatened to assault another man who sold them a Bridge Card with no money loaded on it.
Michigan U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee says he wants to raise awareness about proposed cuts in nutrition programs for low-income families and children.
Supporters say the measure is designed to break the cycle of poverty by helping drug users find treatment. But opponents say it’s all just a punitive attack on low income individuals who rely on state assistance to get by.