Gov. Whitmer Says Michigan Will Open To Full Capacity June 22Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced on Thursday that beginning June 22, capacity in both indoor and outdoor settings will increase to 100 percent and the state will no longer require residents to wear a face mask. Here's everything to know.
Whitmer: Reinstate Incentive So Companies Can Hire WorkersGov. Gretchen Whitmer asked Michigan lawmakers to reinstate certain employers' ability to hire new workers who, while working, would still get a $300-a-week unemployment benefit into early September.
Michigan Legislature Passes $6.6B In Federal Virus AidThe Michigan Senate voted unanimously to allocate nearly $4.4 billion in federal COVID-19 aid to K-12 schools after Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration reached an agreement.
Whitmer Announces Federal Grant For MDOT Bridge Bundling ProgramGovernor Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday that the Michigan Department of Transportation received nearly $978,000 from the Federal Highway Administration.
Governor Whitmer Apologizes For Social Distancing BlunderMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer apologized after apparently violating state-mandated social distancing guidelines at an East Lansing bar and grill.
Whitmer: Fully Vaccinated Michiganders No Longer Required To Wear A Mask Indoors Or OutdoorsThe new order will go into effect on Saturday, May 15 at 9 a.m. to align with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest guidance on face coverings.
‘100K By Labor Day’ Plan Pushes Incentives To Fill Labor ShortageAs Governor Gretchen Whitmer gives employers the green light to welcome workers back, the Detroit Regional Chamber is working to get more people employed.
Michigan Relaxing Outdoor Mask Requirement For Crowds Under 100 Starting ThursdayStarting Thursday, May 6, Michigan will relax protocols for outdoor activities. Here's what to know.
Wisconsin Man Accused In Plot To Kidnap Gov. Whitmer Now In State CustodyA Wisconsin man accused in the plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is now in state custody.
Ex-Health Chief Robert Gordon: I Quit After Gov. Whitmer Wanted 'New Direction'Michigan's former health director said Thursday that he resigned in January after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told him it was “time to go in a new direction.”
EGLE Launches Drinking Water Awareness Week To Educate MichigandersThe Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced the launch of Drinking Water Awareness Week, which is designed to help educate Michiganders on safe drinking water.
Charges Added In 2020 Plot To Kidnap Governor WhitmerProsecutors added charges Wednesday against three of six people accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Michigan Judge Hears Arguments Over Virus Tests For School AthletesAttorneys for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration defended coronavirus testing for school athletes, telling a judge Tuesday that state law gives the health director extraordinary power to respond to a pandemic.
Gov. Whitmer Names Miguel Cabrera Co-Chair Of Protect Michigan Commission To Encourage COVID-19 VaccinationsGovernor Gretchen Whitmer announced that Miguel Cabrera has volunteered to serve as co-chair of the Protect Michigan Commission to help promote Michigan's COVID-19 vaccination and education efforts.
Gov. Whitmer Joins National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week Event In Clinton TownshipToday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer visited the M-59 Hall Rd. Rebuilding Michigan project in Clinton Township for a National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week event.