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President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. The president made a populist pitch to voters for economic fairness, saying the federal government should more do to balance the benefits of a capitalist society.  (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama In Michigan To Sign Farm Bill That Trims Food Stamps

President Barack Obama will be at Michigan State University on Friday to sign the far-reaching farm bill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2014

House Votes To Block Bridge Cards At Liquor Store, Strip Club ATMs

Backers say they hope the Legislature gives the bills final approval by year’s end.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2013

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Food Assistance Cuts To Impact 1.8 Million Michiganders

Michigan’s nearly 1.8 million recipients of government food assistance are going to have to get by with less aid starting Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

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Technical Glitch Fixed: Bridge Card Program Restored

Michigan’s Bridge Card program is back up and running.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2013

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Tech Problems Stop Food Stamp Purchases, Bridge Card Users ‘Out Of Luck’

Michigan residents in a federal food program are being denied purchases with their debit-style cards because of technical problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

(credit: Marisa Fusinski/CBS Detroit)

Several Charged With Food Stamp Fraud After Raid At Detroit’s Eastern Market

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2013

Police surround Eastern Market in Detroit as part of an investigation into Bridge Card fraud. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Police Surround Detroit’s Eastern Market

Several law enforcement agencies have surrounded Eastern Market in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

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Double Up Food Bucks Brings Greater Access To Fresh Produce In Detroit

How hard is it to eat a healthy diet in Detroit?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2013

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Police: Man Threatened With Baseball Bat After Selling Empty Bridge Card

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2013

Rep. Kildee To Live For Week On Food Stamp Budget

Michigan U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee says he wants to raise awareness about proposed cuts in nutrition programs for low-income families and children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2013

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