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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan parents whose children don't attend school could lose welfare cash benefits under a new policy set to take effect on Monday. The Michigan Department of Human Services will require children ages 6-15 to attend...
Tags: Interior Policy, Politics
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge has temporarily blocked full implementation of a new law requiring Michigan public school employees to pay more for their pensions. The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/OWTbtf ) Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemarie...
Tags: Labor Legislation, Rick Snyder, Schools, Justice System, Laws
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police say an officer shot a man after he became combative and fled a child welfare check. Sgt. Linda Jackson says 33-year-old Johnny Edmonds of Indianapolis was in good condition at Wishard Memorial Hospital...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge on Wednesday spurned Indiana's efforts to recoup roughly $170 million from IBM Corp. over its failed effort to overhaul the state's welfare system as part of a broader privatization push that was an early hallmark of...
BOSTON (AP) — Taking aim at what they call an abuse of the taxpayers' money, a growing number of states are blocking welfare recipients from spending their benefits on booze, cigarettes, lottery tickets, casino gambling, tattoos and strippers....
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department says it is going to impose tougher penalties on stores that violate food stamp rules and give states new tools to root out applicants who are ineligible for the benefit program that now covers about 1 out...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 is expected to keep getting his pension from the state. WOOD-TV reports that the state Department...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals says state officials can take away welfare benefits under a five-year federal limit even if recipients still qualify for cash assistance under state law. The ruling released Wednesday overturns...
Tags: Interior Policy, Politics
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State Human Services director Maura Corrigan denies the state is dragging its feet over restoring welfare benefits to thousands cut off because they exceeded a five-year time limit. Genesee County Circuit Court Judge...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder gave the state back all but $1 of his pay last year. But this year, the multimillionaire said he plans on giving a portion of his $159,300 annual salary to charity. The Republican governor announced...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former Indiana welfare worker has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for creating bogus debit cards he and a co-worker used to steal $185,000 from needy residents' state benefit accounts. Thirty-seven-year-old...
In a boost to animal welfare activists looking to get livestock out of cramped cages, Burger King will be the first major U.S. fast-food chain to give all of its chickens and pigs some room to roam. On Wednesday, the world's second-biggest burger chain...
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