Study: Genesee County families need $18 to $22 an hour wage

GENESEE COUNTY (WJRT) (9/11/2017) - As a new push to raise Michigan's minimum gets under way, results of a study released this month shows what it takes for families to live financially self-sufficient.

The study, paid for with assistance from the Food Bank of Michigan Council, shows an average family needs a wage of $18 to $22 to cover all their expenses each month.

For families who don't make that amount, the Food Bank of Michigan is hoping to step in.

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