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Whitmer: Restrictions to stop COVID-19’s spread aren’t ‘helpful hints’

After several weeks of staying at home, Michiganders are turning the tide on COVID-19, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said at a media conference on Monday.  She...

Whitmer extends stay-home order until May 28, clears manufacturing to reopen 

Michiganders are ordered to stay home for another three weeks, but manufacturers will be able to go back to work Monday.  “Manufacturing is an important...

Column: Small businesses need more relief from Congress

Small businesses across the country have been devastated by the COVID-19 crisis. Business owners and their employees are in an economic freefall, suffering major...

AG: Whitmer’s emergency orders are enforceable

Attorney General Dana Nessel has reviewed two of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s biggest actions to stop the spread of COVID-19 and said Tuesday that they...

As promised, Whitmer vetoes GOP bill cutting her emergency powers

As she said she would, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed a bill that would have limited her power to extend the state of emergency and...

Dems warn Trump’s order to keep meat plants open imperils workers

WASHINGTON — Democratic senators are accusing President Donald Trump of putting workers at risk by ordering meat and poultry processors to remain open during...

When will people be comfortable traveling? For Michigan, that’s a multi-billion-dollar...

Alyson Burch was planning to visit family and friends in the Flint area on her vacation in August. Now she's thinking about canceling. Burch, 33,...

Michigan Dems torch Trump for scapegoating immigrants during pandemic

WASHINGTON — Last week, late on Monday night, President Donald Trump fired off a vague tweet stating that he would temporarily halt U.S. immigration.  Following...

Rick Haglund: Automakers face huge losses, hit pause on electric vehicles

Way back in January 2020 B.C. (Before Coronavirus), automakers were enjoying healthy sales and working feverishly to transform themselves into major producers of electric...

Whitmer: Protestors’ swastikas, Confederate flags, nooses, automatic rifles don’t represent Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wasted no time Friday condemning right-wing protestors who swarmed Michigan’s Capitol Thursday. She called the scene laden with misogynistic and violent signs...

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