(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: Whitmer Tours Eastern Michigan University Vaccination Clinic
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: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming? Michigan Reports 9,674 New COVID-19 Cases, 12 Deaths For Sunday And Monday
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