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How Will Michigan's Public Assistance Cuts Affect You?

How Will Michigan's Public Assistance Cuts Affect You?

Earlier this summer, the Michigan Legislature passed a bill, signed by Governor Snyder, to limit state assistance to four years over a lifetime for most welfare recipients.

Starting October 1st, the first wave of people currently on assistance who have hit "the limit" will see their benefits cutoff.

What does this mean to you and your family?