Judge Rules State "Exceeded Authority" Ending Welfare Benefits For Some Michiganders A judge ruled Tuesday that state Department of Human Services director Maura Corrigan "exceeded her authority" by ending benefits for most welfare recipients once they reached the five-year federal limit.
Thousands Set To Protest Loss Of Welfare BenefitsA protest is planned in Detroit Monday -- as the state hears from people who are in danger of losing their cash assistance welfare benefits.
Federal Judge Blocks State From Ending Cash Assistance Welfare BenefitsA federal court ruling has effectively blocked the state of Michigan from ending cash assistance welfare benefits for roughly 11,000 families.
State Lets Some Families Know Aid Is Running OutMichigan has begun notifying some families receiving welfare benefits that their federal assistance is running out.
Community Groups Brace For Backlash From Welfare BillsGroups that help the needy across Michigan could find themselves overwhelmed with requests for help this fall.
Senate May Vote On Bills Limiting WelfareThe Michigan Senate is expected to vote on a bill Wednesday that would put a stricter four-year lifetime limit on welfare benefits into state law.