State House approves bill limiting bridge card use

7:20 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

State House approves bill limiting bridge card use

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Portage Republican Representative Margaret O'Brien says legislation is intended to cut down on "abuse to our welfare system"
LANSING -- The Michigan Legislature now has to choose between a pair of dueling proposals with the same goal -- preventing Bridge Card recipients from using ATMs at liquor stores, strip clubs and racetracks to access cash benefits.