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Beware stimulus scams

Michigan’s taxpayers and tax preparers should be extra vigilant for federal stimulus scams, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.

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Organizations urge Gov. Whitmer to prioritize homelessness in COVID-19 Response

Michigan had over 65,000 individuals experiencing homelessness in 2018, with approximately half of that population being adults and children in

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  • March 31, 2020
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Social Security Benefits will be paid on time

Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, reminds the public that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit payments will

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  • March 31, 2020
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COVID-19 stimulus checks to go out soon

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the

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  • March 31, 2020
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Brook Retirement Community statement on COVID-19

The Brook Retirement Communities released the following statement today regarding the COVID-19 pandemic: We know you are concerned about the

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  • March 31, 2020
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#553 Boyne City Gazette April 1

This week’s Boyne City Gazette features lots of news on local and state efforts to deal with COVID-19, local opinions, cops & courts, saying goodbye to Andy Place, unemployment filing help, business news, grants and other financial help, community photos and much more!

Gov. Whitmer order clarifies restrictions on price gouging

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed Executive Order 2020-18, which included minor clarifications of her executive order that temporarily imposed enhanced

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  • March 30, 2020
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Treasurer warns of phishing email scams

Michigan State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks has issued an urgent reminder to be aware of phishing emails sent by scammers seeking

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  • March 30, 2020
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Trial Courts Continue to Provide Essential Services under “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Order

The Michigan Supreme Court has announced that following the guidance of Governor Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order, the

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  • March 30, 2020
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Blood donation exempt from stay-at-home order

With the stay-at-home directives now implemented in Michigan, the Federal government has issued a guidance around COVID-19 related to blood

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  • March 30, 2020
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Court Orders Filing Deadlines Extended to Ensure Access to Courts

The Michigan Supreme Court has issued Administrative Order 2020-3, extending “all deadlines pertaining to case initiation and the filing of

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  • March 30, 2020
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MI temporarily suspends hiring, restricts discretionary spending in state gov

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Directive 2020-3, temporarily restricting discretionary spending by state departments and agencies while they work to

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  • March 30, 2020
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Nat’l Guard to staff four MI food banks during C-19

The Michigan National Guard has received a request to aid Food Banks in four communities across the state, including Ann

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McLaren ups capacity for potential C-19 surge

Over the past four weeks, the McLaren Northern Michigan team has collectively spent thousands of hours preparing for the COVID-19

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First Antrim County COVID-19 case

On Sunday March 29, the Health Department of Northwest Michigan reported the first case of COVID-19 from a resident of

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Rep. Bergman’s update on small business help

On Friday the House passed the CARES Act and President Trump signed it into law immediately after. The next few

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  • March 30, 2020
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Sen. Peters MI telephone town halls

U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-Michigan) will hold telephone town hall meetings for people in Michigan on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week to discuss his efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Detroit TCF Center to be emergency care facility

Statement from Governor Whitmer on Detroit’s TCF Center Serving As Alternate Care Facility    Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued the

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  • March 29, 2020
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Health Dept. COVID-19 daily update

The Health Department of Northwest Michigan continues to work diligently to conduct contact tracing and working with community partners to

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  • March 29, 2020
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MI Governor calls for water reconnections statewide

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took strong steps yesterday to ensure at-risk households have access to clean water for hand washing and