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Michigan Welfare Cuts

46,000 Children Have Lost Welfare Benefits Under New State Limits

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.29.2012 | Detroit

The families of more than 46,000 Michigan children have lost cash assistance since the state passed new stricter limits on welfare benefits. In all, n...

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...

Snyder Wants To Penalize Families Whose Kids Skip Class

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.09.2012 | Detroit

Michigan families receiving state cash assistance could be soon penalized if their children skip class. During a Wednesday address laying out his ...

Michigan Will Extend Housing Assistance For Families Losing State Cash Assistance

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 02.01.2012 | Detroit

Michigan will extend housing assistance for up to six months for families that lost welfare cash assistance last year under new rules placing lifetime...

David Sands

Citizens Call 'Rocket Docket' Welfare Hearings Unfair | David Sands | Posted 11.28.2011 | Detroit

Families who showed up to attend mass welfare hearings Monday morning outside the Michigan Department of Human Services offices on Detroit's Lappin St...