According to the Detroit News (Quoted at the Elizabeth Anne blog), “A record 1.19 million Michiganians — nearly one of every nine residents — are getting government help in putting food on their tables, as a result of the state’s anemic economy and the massive downsizing of the domestic auto industry.”
When we started the Challenge, I had no idea it was that many.
If Food Stamps are cut, as President Bush suggests, what would that mean for Michigan? How many people would be left out to dry? We’ve had enough blows to our economy, I don’t want to think of taking one more.