Region/State

Michigan setting up second COVID-19 care site

The State of Michigan has selected the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, in collaboration with Ascension Michigan, as the site

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  • April 8, 2020
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Order restricting entry to care, juvenile justice facilities extended

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-37, which renews the restrictions on entry into care facilities and juvenile justice

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  • April 5, 2020
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Michigan businesses can now apply for paycheck protection program

The Whitmer Administration announced today that businesses across Michigan are now able to apply for $349 billion in Paycheck Protection

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  • April 3, 2020
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Michigan Gov. signs new worker protection, stay-home orders

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-36, prohibiting all employers from discharging, disciplining, or otherwise retaliating against an employee

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  • April 3, 2020
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Michigan Supreme Court opinion on Reliability Plans of Electric Utilities

The Michigan Supreme Court has issued a unanimous opinion (attached) in No. 158305-8, In re Reliability Plans of Electric Utilities for

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  • April 3, 2020
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Rep. Bergman urges support for rural hospitals

This week, Representative Jack Bergman joined a bipartisan letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, outlining

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  • April 3, 2020
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Michigan to lower flags in honor airman

Technical Sergeant Nathan Denryter will receive a posthumous promotion to Master Sergeant. Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S.Governor Whitmer Lowers Flags to

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  • April 2, 2020
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MDOT lifts spring weight restrictions in LP today

Effective noon today, April 2, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will lift spring weight restrictions on state roads from

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  • April 2, 2020
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MI Treasury still processing tax returns, issuing refunds

Individuals owed a state of Michigan income tax refund should not wait to file their state income tax return, according

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  • April 2, 2020
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Distillery to produce hand sanitizer for McLaren

High Five Spirits Distillery of Petoskey, which is widely known for its Gypsy Vodka, has halted production of vodka to

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  • April 2, 2020
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Michigan unemployment benefits increased and expanded

Governor Whitmer has announced new programs for workers affected by COVID-19. The governor, under the federal CARES Act, signed an

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  • April 2, 2020
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Efforts to feed Michigan residents during COVID-19

Million Meal Challenge will help feed hungry Michiganders during COVID-19 crisis The COVID-19 crisis has prompted mandated school closures and idled

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  • April 2, 2020
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Michigan joint statement on COVID-19 funding

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Sen. Mike Shirkey, Sen. Jim Ananich, Rep. Lee Chatfield, and Rep. Christine Greig issued the following joint

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  • April 2, 2020
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Michigan order to increase healthcare providers

Governor Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-30, which relaxes scope of practice laws to give hospitals and other health-care

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  • April 2, 2020
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Whitmer order to protect jail, juvenile detention populations

Governor Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-29, which protects vulnerable populations in Michigan’s county jails, local lockups and juvenile

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  • April 2, 2020
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Michigan Nat’l Guard assists FEMA medical station

Approximately 20 members of the Michigan National Guard will assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with logistics support to

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  • April 2, 2020
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Sen. Peters calls for reopening of health insurance enrollment

As the number of Coronavirus cases continues to skyrocket in Michigan, U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) reiterated his call for

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  • April 2, 2020
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Michigan Small Business, non-profits can soon apply for emergency loans

FRIDAY, APRIL 3: Michigan Small Businesses & Non-Profits Can Begin Applying for Emergency Loans Peters Helped Secure in Coronavirus Relief Package

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  • April 1, 2020
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NCMC Professor Larry Cummings succumbs to COVID-19

Professor Larry Cummings taught history and geography for 51 years and will leave a lasting impact North Central Michigan College

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  • April 1, 2020
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