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Slotkin bill would force Trump to use Defense Production Act for...

A bipartisan bill led by U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) would force President Donald Trump to take advantage of a wartime-era law that would...

Lawmakers announce $2T federal coronavirus response deal

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate leaders announced a compromise with the White House on a massive $2 trillion spending package that would send checks to Americans...

Almost 500K Michiganders would die of COVID-19 without action, per state...

Updated, 8:55 a.m., 3/25/20 Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday announced a stay at home executive order for all of Michigan through April 13, something endorsed...

From custody agreements to construction: What you need to know about...

As of 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Michigan is under a stay at home order to stop the spread of COVID-19, the disease from a new...

Whitmer signs ‘stay at home’ order, warns businesses not to ‘play...

Updated, 3:02 p.m., 3/23/20, with comments from Speaker Chatfield After days of speculation that Michigan would join other states in ordering a “stay at home”...

New: Whitmer consulting with epidemiologists on ‘shelter in place’

Updated, 10:22 a.m., 3/23/20 As neighboring Ohio on Sunday instituted a "shelter in place" order — notably a state with a Republican governor, Mike DeWine...

Column: Workers left out of govt., business response to COVID-19

As the coronavirus crisis unfolds, workers and families around the country are finding out how weak the U.S. social safety net is. Almost three-quarters of Americans...

Updated: Michigan COVID-19 cases top 1,000, Whitmer says we’re ‘building the...

Updated, 6:03 p.m. 3/22/20 with ninth person who died State officials announced Michigan has 1,035 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and nine connected deaths as of...

Doctors group calls for national ‘shelter in place’ order, asks Michigan...

The Committee to Protect Medicare (CPM) has asked the President Trump administration to issue a national "shelter in place" order to "slow the runaway spread...

COVID-19 has made immigrants fear seeking care, while Asian Americans feel...

The phones have been ringing off the hook at the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center. The voices coming through are a chorus on repeat: I’ve been...

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