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Resource ID: #15875
Subject: Welfare
Source: Detroit Free Press
Date: September 21-24


The Detroit News and Free Press four-day series reports that "Two years before Congress passed legislation in 1996 calling for welfare reform, the state of Michigan launched Work First, a program that demands welfare recipients look for a job if they want to continue receiving benefits. Beginning (Sunday,) we look at the human stories behind the issue - at how these reforms have challenged some Michigan residents...."

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