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Tlaib’s stimulus plan issues platinum coins, gives everyone $2,000 cash cards

While negotiations on a COVID-19 stimulus bill remain underway in Congress, U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) has announced her own plan to counter the...

CDC coronavirus testing decision likely to haunt nation for months to...

As the novel coronavirus snaked its way across the globe, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in early February distributed 200...

Working through a pandemic: Many health care workers face health risks,...

Doctors, physicians, nurses, certified nurses’ aides (CNAs), medical technicians and medical assistants are just some of the people working on the front lines when...

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...

Michigan lawmakers brace for coronavirus impacts: ‘The storm is likely to...

WASHINGTON — Michiganders have tons of questions about what COVID-19 means for their lives and about what the federal government is doing about it.  Is...

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