Food Assistance Recipients Will See Additional Benefits By End Of JanuaryMichigan food assistance recipients will see the 15 percent increase added to their Bridge Cards by the end of January that are in addition to benefits they received earlier in the month.
Michigan Extends Additional Food Assistance For 350,000 Families Through DecemberMichigan previously approved the additional food assistance beginning in March – and now that is being extended for the month of December with approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service.
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.
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, At MSU, Signs Farm Bill That Trims Food StampsThe President said the wide-ranging bill multitasks by helping boost jobs, innovation, research and conservation.
Farm Bill Deal Would Cut Food Stamps By 1 PercentSenator Debbie Stabenow says the bill is good for farmers, and good for Michigan.
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.
Senate Approves Bill To Block Bridge Cards At Strip Clubs, Liquor StoresThe Michigan Senate has approved legislation that would block Bridge Card holders from withdrawing cash from ATMs located in strip clubs, liquor stores and race tracks.
Technical Glitch Fixed: Bridge Card Program Restored Michigan's Bridge Card program is back up and running.
Food Program For Women, Kids OK For 4-5 WeeksThe state says there's enough money to keep WIC going for a bit amid a partial federal government shutdown.
Bill Would Block Bridge Cards At Strip Clubs, Liquor StoresAre Michigan welfare recipients using state funds to pay for strippers?
Michigan Fully Restores Food Aid To Thousands Of Bridge Card UsersThe 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.
'Human Error' Leaves 85,000 Recipients Without Food AssistanceMoney has been added to debit cards for nearly half of 85,000 Michigan food assistance recipients who were without the aid for a day.
Economic Security Bulletin: Food Aid Up, Unemployment DownThe latest Economic Security Bulletin shows that food aid in Michigan rose in the third quarter of 2011 compared with the third quarter of 2010, with nearly 967,000 people in Michigan using the Food Assistance Program.
Church Distributes Free Hot Meals For The Homeless, NeedyOn Saturday, Nov. 12, 911teen and its founder, Adam Heaphy, are planning to give away free hot meals to the needy and the homeless.