State plans to pay welfare benefits if federal government is shutdown

8:20 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

State plans to pay welfare benefits if federal government is shutdown

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State officials say there could be problems if government shutdown continues beyond October
Lansing- A potential shutdown Tuesday of the federal government could hurt 100,000 of Michigan's poorest residents starting this weekend - among other effects - if Congress doesn't approve funding for the new fiscal year.