welfare

NewsRoom
5:41 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Bills To Revoke Welfare Based On Drug Testing And School Absences Clear State House

A pair of bills that would revoke welfare benefits from some Michigan families has cleared the state House.

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NewsRoom
5:41 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Welfare Drug Testing Bill Moves forward In State House

Michigan would begin suspicion-based drug testing of welfare recipients under a bill approved Wednesday by a state House panel.

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NewsRoom
5:14 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Food Aid Back For Nearly 50,000 Mich. Recipients

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Money has been added to debit cards for more than half of 85,000 Michigan food assistance recipients who were without the aid for a day.

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NewsRoom
6:21 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

New Program Requires Three-Week Assessment For Cash Assistance Applicants

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Michigan residents applying for cash assistance will have to get through a new three-week assessment and training period. 

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NewsRoom
6:08 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Time Limits For Welfare Cash Assistance Hit State Supreme Court

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Michigan’s highest court will decide when the state should cut off certain families from welfare cash assistance. The state Supreme Court heard arguments today.   

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NewsRoom
6:24 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Flint Judge Sets Deadline for State Welfare Review

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A judge in Flint has given the Michigan Department of Human Services until Aug. 10 to process 5,000 or more remaining applications for cash assistance from people whose benefits were ended because of a five-year federal limit.

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NewsRoom
6:35 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Court says State Agency can Impose Welfare Time Limits

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The Michigan Court of Appeals says the state Department of Human Services can cut off cash assistance welfare benefits to people who hit the federal time limit – even if they have time remaining on their state benefits.

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NewsRoom
6:39 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

State Notifies Families They Can Re-apply for Cash Assistance

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Thousands of families in Michigan cut off from welfare benefits will get a notice soon in the mail telling them they may still qualify for cash assistance.

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