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Michigan Nonprofit Gets $5.2 Million To Boost Fresh Food"Every family, no matter where they live, should have access to affordable fresh fruits and vegetables," said U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee.
Officials Seek To Boost Food Assistance At Farmers MarketsOfficials want to boost the use of food assistance benefits at farmers markets in Michigan.
Michigan Ends Welfare Benefits For More Than 800 Lottery WinnersMore 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 Food Stamps Will Only Hit 4 States, Including Michigan Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, including Michigan.
Obama, At MSU, Signs Farm Bill That Trims Food StampsThe President said the wide-ranging bill multitasks by helping boost jobs, innovation, research and conservation.
Obama In Michigan To Sign Farm Bill That Trims Food StampsPresident Barack Obama will be at Michigan State University on Friday to sign the far-reaching farm bill.
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.
Several Charged With Food Stamp Fraud After Raid At Detroit's Eastern MarketFederal 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.
Rep. Kildee To Live For Week On Food Stamp BudgetMichigan U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee says he wants to raise awareness about proposed cuts in nutrition programs for low-income families and children.
Local Leaders Live On Food Stamp Budget To Protest Farm Bill Cuts 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.
Bill Would Block Bridge Cards At Strip Clubs, Liquor StoresAre Michigan welfare recipients using state funds to pay for strippers?
Agency Finds 3,500 Lottery Winners In Mich. Get Public AidMore than 3,500 lottery winners in Michigan received public assistance last year or lived with people on welfare, food stamps or other aid, a state agency reported earlier this week.
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