Michigan Cuts 30,000 College Students From State’s Food-Aid Program

Michigan has removed about 30,000 college students from its food-assistance program, The Detroit News reported. Officials of the state’s Department of Human Services said the number culled was close to double the initial estimate and would save about $75-million a year. Cutting off the students, they said, is part of a broader effort to change the culture of the state’s assistance programs. State rules had made many more college students eligible for aid than would have qualified under federal rules, they said.

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