A federal jury has found a Flint store owner guilty to accusations he participating in a $612,000 food stamp fraud scheme.
A Lincoln Park woman who collected food stamps after winning a million-dollar prize has avoided jail time.
Three people in the Flint area are accused of using food stamp cards to buy supplies for their restaurants and catering businesses.
Michigan has a new law making it illegal for prison inmates to participate in the state’s food stamp program.
The state of Michigan can take away welfare benefits under a five-year federal limit even if recipients still might qualify for cash under state law, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Jackie Doig, of the Saginaw-based Center for Civil Justice, says only about 100 of the 11,000 families that lost benefits starting last October have had them restored, despite a March court order telling the state to do so.
A Michigan woman who continued to get food stamps after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot has been charged with welfare fraud.
The Michigan Supreme Court won’t immediately take up a case involving when welfare benefits can be ended.
In Michigan, a bill that would require a clean drug test as a condition of cash assistance eligibility is pending in the state House. The measure does not specify suspicion-based testing and appears to be broader, potentially applying to all applicants.
A Michigan lawmaker wants to link welfare benefits to a clean drug test.