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Judge: Leaving Toy Ape On African-American Government Worker's Desk 'Is Despicable'

Posted 02.21.2013 | Detroit

$21,000 for a toy monkey? Michigan's Department of Human Services (DHS) will be fined that amount after a toy ape that was placed on top of an African...

Michiganders Wrongly Cut From Welfare Rolls

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.28.2012 | Detroit

The State of Michigan can't use a federal limit on welfare benefits to cut aid those who meet state eligibility for cash assistance, according to a Ge...

Michigan Wants To Drug Test Welfare Applicants

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 12.29.2011 | Detroit

Officials in Michigan's Department of Human Services want to bring back drug testing of welfare recipients, a controversial practice that Michigan cou...

Michigan Cracks Down On College Students Using Food Stamps

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Starting in April, most college students will no longer be able to use food stamps in Michigan, reports the Michigan Messenger. The decision comes af...