Michigan Dumps 30,000 College Students From Food Stamps Program, Saves $75M

About 30,000 college students are getting a real-world lesson in economics after cash-hungry Michigan kicked them off of food stamps to save roughly $75 million per year.

Under the new rules, only single moms and students who work 20 hours a week may be able to keep their benefits, MyFoxDetroit.com reported.

College students generally aren’t eligible for federal food assistance but nearly all of them in Michigan had qualified for the state’s program under an exception for those participating in an employment and training program whose criteria included attending college, the Detroit News reported.

GET MORE STORIES LIKE THIS

IN YOUR INBOX!

Sign up for our daily email and get the stories everyone is talking about.

Uncategorized

Previous post

Don't Worry About Trump, Folks

Next post

Media Mash: Newsweek 'Queen of Rage' Smear of Michele Bachmann Edition

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.