LANSING, Mich. — Michigan is moving toward becoming the first state to offer food stamps twice a month, after the state Senate passed a bill authorizing the change.
“This is something we've been pushing for for years,” Linda Gobler, president and chief executive officer of the Michigan Grocers Association here, told SN.
The bill, S.B. 120, would likely cause food sales to be distributed more evenly throughout the month, she said. The change would also facilitate