Rep. Tom McMillin introduces major welfare reform

No cash assistance, requires direct payment for rent and utilities According to a press release issued by his office, Rep. Tom McMillin, R-Rochester Hills, introduced legislation today that drastically changes how welfare benefits are received in the state of Michigan. House Bill 5536 completely eliminates all cash withdrawals from state Bridge Cards to reduce welfare abuse and fraud in Michigan. This prevents taxpayer dollars from being used for drugs or other illegal purchases. The bill … [Read more...]