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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012

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Thousands Set To Protest Loss Of Welfare Benefits

A protest is planned in Detroit Monday — as the state hears from people who are in danger of losing their cash assistance welfare benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2011

Federal Judge Blocks State From Ending Cash Assistance Welfare Benefits

A federal court ruling has effectively blocked the state of Michigan from ending cash assistance welfare benefits for roughly 11,000 families.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2011

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State Lets Some Families Know Aid Is Running Out

Michigan has begun notifying some families receiving welfare benefits that their federal assistance is running out.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2011


Community Groups Brace For Backlash From Welfare Bills

Groups that help the needy across Michigan could find themselves overwhelmed with requests for help this fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2011

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Senate May Vote On Bills Limiting Welfare

The 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011