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New state board to help Michigan’s economy get back on its feet

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday signed Executive Order 2020-107, creating the Michigan Workforce Development Board, which will be responsible for the development and continuous...

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)...

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...

700 Mich. employers have used program to bring back laid-off workers during COVID-19

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...

Rep. Warren gets probation for drunken driving

State Rep. Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) was sentenced Wednesday in Oakland County after drunken driving incident in late December. She pleaded guilty in February and...

Did you lose health insurance during COVID-19? Your window for new coverage may be...

Roughly 600,000 Michiganders lost employer-provided health insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic. State officials are reminding people that the deadline to sign up on the Health...

Need to renew your driver license? SOS offices reopen Monday by appt.

Secretary of State branch offices have been closed since late March under the stay-home order to stop the spread of COVID-19, but that's about...

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...

LGBTQ rights group files lawsuit over ballot proposal problems

After moving to an online strategy to collect signatures during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders of an LGBTQ rights ballot proposal said this week they...

UWash COVID-19 Mich. forecast adjusts once again — this time, for the better

The data model from the University of Washington, known as the most optimistic forecast of the COVID-19 outbreak, has seen some major updates over...

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