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Amanda Clayton's court case has been delayed. (WWJ: Ron Dewey)

Lotto Winner On Food Stamps Has Court Case Delayed

Amanda Clayton is charged with failing to inform the state that her income had changed as a result of the lottery prize and a job.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2012

Michigan Lotto Winner Charged With Welfare Fraud

A Michigan woman who continued to get food stamps after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot has been charged with welfare fraud.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2012

Welfare Mom Faces Criminal Charges After Winning Lottery

A Lincoln Park mom who continued to receive food stamps after winning a $1 million lottery prize has been charged with two felony counts of welfare fraud after failing to report her winnings to the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2012

Snyder Signs Mich. Lottery Winnings, Welfare Bills

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation aimed at ensuring lottery winnings and other assets are taken into account when determining eligibility for food stamp and other welfare programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012

Michigan To Count Lottery Wins Against Welfare

After twice finding out lottery winners continued to use food stamps after collecting the jackpot, Michigan lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to legislation aimed at making sure it doesn’t happen again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2012

$1M Lotto Winner Cut From Food Assistance

The state says a Detroit-area woman who won a $1 million lottery prize but continued to get food stamps has been removed from a food assistance program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

Lottery Prizes May Factor Into Welfare Rules

Lottery and other gambling winnings would factor into eligibility for welfare assistance under legislation approved Tuesday by the Republican-led Michigan House.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2012

Lottery Winner On Food Stamps Sent To Jail

The man who made headlines for using food stamps despite winning a lottery jackpot has been sentenced to 45 days in jail for a drug crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2012

Economic Security Bulletin: Food Aid Up, Unemployment Down

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2011

Lottery Winner On Food Stamps Faces Drug Charge

A Michigan man who drew attention for continuing to accept food aid from the state even though he won big in a state lottery game has pleaded guilty to a drug charge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2011

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