Michigan Reinstates Work Requirements For Food AssistanceMany people on food assistance will soon have to work to eat. The state is tightening the rules for assistance for certain able-bodied adults.
Amazon Offers Prime Discount To Those On Government BenefitsIf you have a Bridge Card, you could be saving on Amazon Prime.
Michigan Ends Welfare Benefits For More Than 800 Lottery WinnersMore than 7,200 people who won at least $1,000 in the Michigan Lottery last year were living in households that received public assistance, according to a state report.
Cuts To Food Stamps Will Only Hit 4 States, Including Michigan Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, including Michigan.
Obama In Michigan To Sign Farm Bill That Trims Food StampsPresident Barack Obama will be at Michigan State University on Friday to sign the far-reaching farm bill.
House Votes To Block Bridge Cards At Liquor Store, Strip Club ATMsBackers say they hope the Legislature gives the bills final approval by year's end.
Food Assistance Cuts To Impact 1.8 Million MichigandersMichigan's nearly 1.8 million recipients of government food assistance are going to have to get by with less aid starting Friday.
Technical Glitch Fixed: Bridge Card Program Restored Michigan's Bridge Card program is back up and running.
Tech Problems Stop Food Stamp Purchases, Bridge Card Users 'Out Of Luck'Michigan residents in a federal food program are being denied purchases with their debit-style cards because of technical problems.
Several Charged With Food Stamp Fraud After Raid At Detroit's Eastern MarketFederal agents say several people are facing fraud charges after a raid at Detroit's Eastern Market yielded a handful of arrests over illegal use of Michigan's Bridge Card.
Police Surround Detroit's Eastern MarketSeveral law enforcement agencies have surrounded Eastern Market in Detroit.
Double Up Food Bucks Brings Greater Access To Fresh Produce In DetroitHow hard is it to eat a healthy diet in Detroit?
Police: Man Threatened With Baseball Bat After Selling Empty Bridge CardAuthorities say two Oakland County men were arrested after they allegedly threatened to assault another man who sold them a Bridge Card with no money loaded on it.
Rep. Kildee To Live For Week On Food Stamp BudgetMichigan U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee says he wants to raise awareness about proposed cuts in nutrition programs for low-income families and children.
Michigan House OKs Drug Tests For Welfare RecipientsSupporters say the measure is designed to break the cycle of poverty by helping drug users find treatment. But opponents say it's all just a punitive attack on low income individuals who rely on state assistance to get by.