The Michigan House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to crack down on welfare abuse.
Michigan lawmakers are planning to consider a bill that would require welfare applicants and recipients to pass drug tests.
Federal authorities became suspicious: How could a small Hamtramck grocery ring up nearly $1 million in food-aid redemptions in just six months?
The number of Michigan children living in poverty soared to more than a half-million by 2011 as many families in the state continue to face low wages, unemployment and cuts in social programs, according to a new report released Thursday.
A federal judge has sentenced a Flint store owner to four years, three months in prison for participating in a $612,000 food stamp fraud scheme.
The state has added money to the Bridge Cards of all the 85,000 Michigan food assistance recipients and families who temporarily went without the aid this week.
Money has been added to debit cards for nearly half of 85,000 Michigan food assistance recipients who were without the aid for a day.
People applying for cash welfare in Michigan will have to wait until after a three-week work readiness assessment to start getting benefits under a program that Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration announced Wednesday.
Michigan’s enforcement of a five-year limit on welfare benefits is on the docket at the Michigan Supreme Court.
A new policy taking effect on Oct. 1 means Michigan parents whose children don’t attend school could lose welfare cash benefits.