Michigan has a new law making it illegal for prison inmates to participate in the state’s food stamp program.
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What’s the next legal step for Lincoln Park welfare mom Amanda Clayton?
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.
A Michigan woman who continued to get food stamps after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot has been charged with welfare fraud.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lottery and other gambling winnings would factor into eligibility for welfare assistance under legislation approved Tuesday by the Republican-led Michigan House.