Problem is, there are no figures that indicate that there are such payments going to undocumented aliens. Further, laws in this area already exist.
Michigan League for Human Services spokeswoman Judy Putnam said Hune's proposal sounds like "a solution in search of a problem."
Actually, it's a sound bite in search of a constituency. It's unnecessary because Hune already owns the state Senate seat and is a lock to keep it for the next eight years. He should use this position not to make cheap points, but to show that conservative Republicans can govern effectively.
- Over 2,000 Livingston residents will exhaust their unemployment benefits this month
- Michigan has lost over 860,000 jobs since 2000.
- The state's 2012 budget is facing a deficit of at least $1.6 billion