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Trump DOJ sides with businesses opposing Whitmer’s COVID-19 orders

After President Donald Trump has railed against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-home order with his "LIBERATE MICHIGAN!" tweet in April, his Department of Justice (DOJ)...

700 Mich. employers have used program to bring back laid-off workers...

The state is encouraging employers to bring back laid-off workers through reduced hours using the state’s Work Share program.  The program helps hard-hit employers get...

Michigan, 22 other states sue Trump admin. over fuel economy standards

Attorneys general of 23 states filed a lawsuit today challenging the President Trump administration’s rollback of fuel economy standards. The lawsuit, filed in a...

A proposed ‘cocktail-to-go’ bill may let you take your drink outside 

New bills introduced in the Legislature would permit restaurants to offer takeaway alcoholic drinks and public consumption in some areas.  State Sens. Mallory McMorrow (D-Royal...

Survey: COVID-19 small business loan program is ‘driver of racial inequality’

As he seeks to do business in a COVID-19 hotspot, Detroit restaurant owner Ron Bartell tries to stay upbeat, despite concerns about the long-term...

Rick Haglund: Business owners, groups take different approaches on COVID-19 closures,...

Normally, the Bluebird Restaurant & Tavern in Leland would be serving hundreds of tourists and summer residents returning to this lovely lakefront town northwest...

Republican declares ‘I am not Detroit’ in heated COVID-19 oversight hearing

State lawmakers clashed over the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday during a Joint Select Committee meeting. The tensest moment came when Sen. Kim...

After attacking Whitmer and Benson, Trump turns Twitter fire to Nessel

President Donald Trump has now gone after all three of the top female officeholders in Michigan, adding Attorney General Dana Nessel to the list...

Trump spends most of Ypsilanti Ford facility visit maskless, OKs Midland...

President Donald Trump toured the Ford Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti Thursday afternoon without wearing a mask for most of the time, despite a requirement...

Gov. allows gatherings of 10 or less, asks Trump for federal...

With a recent flood in Mid-Michigan compounded upon a global pandemic, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spoke at a media conference on Thursday about moving forward...

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