State has spent $8.5B on unemployment, $251M on PPE

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday spoke at length about the state of Michigan’s budget at a news conference and broke down what Michigan has so far spent to curtail COVID-19 infections. Michigan’s roughly $11 billion General Fund — the state’s main discretionary account for health care, prisons, natural resources and more — was “stretched thin” prior … Continue reading State has spent $8.5B on unemployment, $251M on PPE