Officials want to boost the use of food assistance benefits at farmers markets in Michigan.
More than 7,200 people who won at least $1,000 in the Michigan Lottery last year were living in households that received public assistance, according to a state report.
Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, including Michigan.
The President said the wide-ranging bill multitasks by helping boost jobs, innovation, research and conservation.
President Barack Obama will be at Michigan State University on Friday to sign the far-reaching farm bill.
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.
Michigan U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee says he wants to raise awareness about proposed cuts in nutrition programs for low-income families and children.
Pasta, peanut butter, hot dogs and a whole lot of tuna — That’s what Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter and Congressman Sander Levin will be eating for the next week.
Are Michigan welfare recipients using state funds to pay for strippers?