Welfare

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Store Owner Sentenced In $612,000 Food Stamp Fraud

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2013

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Michigan Fully Restores Food Aid To Thousands Of Bridge Card Users

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2013

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‘Human Error’ Leaves 85,000 Recipients Without Food Assistance

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2013

3-Week Wait, Assessment Period To Get Cash Welfare

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

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Five-Year Welfare Cap Hits Michigan Supreme Court

Michigan’s enforcement of a five-year limit on welfare benefits is on the docket at the Michigan Supreme Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2012

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Policy Links School Attendance, Welfare Benefits

A new policy taking effect on Oct. 1 means Michigan parents whose children don’t attend school could lose welfare cash benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.

09/19/2012

Store Owner Convicted In $612,000 Food Stamp Fraud

A federal jury has found a Flint store owner guilty to accusations he participating in a $612,000 food stamp fraud scheme.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare ‘Reform’ Justified

According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.

08/08/2012

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Three Business Owners Accused Of Food Stamp Fraud

Three people in the Flint area are accused of using food stamp cards to buy supplies for their restaurants and catering businesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2012

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