Study: Lower Income Neighborhoods have Bigger Mosquitoes That May Be More Efficient At Transmitting DiseasesAs if life wasn't already challenging enough for residents in low-income urban neighborhoods, new research suggests such communities are more at risk from particularly harmful, aggressive mosquitoes.
Veterans, Homeless Move Into $6M Detroit Housing ProjectMore than two dozen veterans, homeless individuals and people with disabilities have moved into a Detroit apartment building offering low-income rent and support services.
Michigan Nonprofit Gets $5.2 Million To Boost Fresh Food"Every family, no matter where they live, should have access to affordable fresh fruits and vegetables," said U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee.
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.
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
Federal Grant Aims To Reduce Hunger For Students During SummerThe state expects to receive more than $800,000 to continue a project that provides food aid with a debit-style card. Michigan hopes to provide more than 10,000 students with a $60 monthly stipend.
Report: New Agency Needed For Poor Criminal DefendantsMichigan needs a new state agency to set and enforce standards for attorneys who represent poor criminal defendants, a commission said Friday after studying the state's court-appointed system for lawyers.
Consumers Gives Salvation Army $1 Million To Help Low Income Customers Buy Heat, PowerIn an approach intended to provide utility account stability for low income utility customers, Consumers Energy in partnership with The Salvation Army will create a three-year pilot program with a $1 million contribution. The program will focus on customers experiencing utility account arrearages.
Assurance Wireless Introduces Two New Low-Cost Offers
SafeLink Wireless Offers More Free Time For Low-Income Families