The President said the wide-ranging bill multitasks by helping boost jobs, innovation, research and conservation.
Senator Debbie Stabenow says the bill is good for farmers, and good for Michigan.
Michigan’s nearly 1.8 million recipients of government food assistance are going to have to get by with less aid starting Friday.
The Michigan Senate has approved legislation that would block Bridge Card holders from withdrawing cash from ATMs located in strip clubs, liquor stores and race tracks.
Michigan’s Bridge Card program is back up and running.
The state says there’s enough money to keep WIC going for a bit amid a partial federal government shutdown.
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The state has added money to the Bridge Cards of all the 85,000 Michigan food assistance recipients and families who temporarily went without the aid this week.
Money has been added to debit cards for nearly half of 85,000 Michigan food assistance recipients who were without the aid for a day.
The latest Economic Security Bulletin shows that food aid in Michigan rose in the third quarter of 2011 compared with the third quarter of 2010, with nearly 967,000 people in Michigan using the Food Assistance Program.