(CBS DETROIT) – State unemployment benefits have been extended for an additional six weeks.
This comes after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs off on two bills granting the extension.READ MORE: Michigan Announces $1.5 Million Tuition Giveaway, 100 Children To Receive $15,000
Whitmer originally signed off on an emergency executive order to enforce additional benefits.
Since Michigan’s Supreme Court ruled to strike down her emergency powers, those orders became void.READ MORE: AAA Offers 'Tow To Go' Program During Memorial Day WeekendHoliday Travel And Gas: What To Expect At The Pump
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