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Certain participants in Michigan’s food stamp program need to begin working or performing community service in order to maintain their benefits, according to a new policy enacted in the state on Monday.
Under the program, instituted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), each individual between the ages of 18 and 49 and considered “able-bodied” has three months to find a job before losing his or her benefits. Those affected will need to go to job training, volunteer or work a median of 20 hours per week each month in order to obtain the benefits.
The article goes on to state the following:
New applicants to the program will be obligated to follow the new policy right away.
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