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Federal/State:Michigan
Bill:MI SB 841 - Fraud in Food Assistance Programs
Summary:Would apply penalties for certain violations involving food assistance, amounting to forfeiture of property obtained in the violation.
Sponsor(s):Rick Jones (R)
Status:
As of 3/17/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.

Federal/State:Michigan
Bill:MI SR 138 - Include white potatoes as part of WIC
Summary:Urges the President and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to reverse their decision to exclude fresh white potatoes from Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program eligibility.
Sponsor(s):Senator Tonya Schuitmaker (R)
Status:
As of 5/28/2014: Adopted May 21, 2014
As of 5/28/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.