Low Income Health Care 'Healthy Michigan Plan' Garners 400k EnrolleesMore people in the state have health care thanks to the Healthy Michigan Plan.
Michigan Announces Child Welfare Funding ChangesThe new model will establish statewide metrics to measure whether an agency is meeting a child's needs. An agency's future funding will depend on its performance.
DTE Energy To Receive $16M To Help Customers Pay BillsDTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) will receive $16 million to provide energy assistance program services to low-income households in its electric and natural gas service areas throughout Michigan.
Judge Orders Attorney Fees Paid In Toy Ape CaseA judge has ordered the Michigan Department of Human Services to pay nearly $50,000 in attorney fees in a case brought after someone placed a 5-foot toy ape atop the cubicle of a black employee.
Judge Fines State In Lawsuit Over Toy ApeA judge has fined the Michigan Department of Human Services $21,000 after someone placed a 5-foot toy ape atop the cubicle of a black employee.
Policy Links School Attendance, Welfare BenefitsA new policy taking effect on Oct. 1 means Michigan parents whose children don't attend school could lose welfare cash benefits.
Parents Sue Mich. DHS For Adoption FraudSome Michigan parents are planning to file a federal lawsuit in Detroit Thursday, claiming that the state and adoption agency officials withheld crucial details about the physical and mental disabilities in the children they adopted.
Mich. DHS Employee Charged With EmbezzlementThe Michigan attorney general's office has charged a state Department of Human Services employee with embezzling more than $4,000.
New Tech Helping Local Human Services Program Managers StatewideMore than 1,000 Michigan Department of Human Services county managers across the state are using advanced technology to strengthen caseworker productivity, contain costs, identify potential fraud and abuse, and improve the health and well-being of beneficiaries who rely on DHS’s food, medical, and cash assistance programs.
Some Michigan Welfare Cuts Delayed By Court OrderMichigan's plan to end welfare benefits for thousands of families has been at least temporarily blocked by a court order.
Voter Registration Deadline Nears
Food Aid For Unemployed