Michigan welfare benefits

8:24 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

State Senate bills would set tougher rules for people on public assistance

Bill dealing with drug testing generated most debae
LANSING - The writing appears to be on the wall for those receiving public benefits in Michigan as two packages of bills aimed at tightening restrictions on those receiving unemployment or cash assistance from the state appear likely headed for Gov. Rick Snyder's desk.
7:23 am
Thu May 2, 2013

House approves denying welfare for using drugs, truancy

Republicans say bill provides oversight of taxpayer dollars, Democrats say it targets vulnerable citizens
LANSING - Welfare reform that would deny benefits to people who test positive for drugs or whose child is truant from school passed the state House of Representatives on Wednesday.