Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, including Michigan.
President Barack Obama will be at Michigan State University on Friday to sign the far-reaching farm bill.
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.