Coronavirus Michigan Impact: Some Jobless Benefits ExtendedSome Michiganders won't have to worry about how they'll afford to feed their families or keep the lights on. That's due to new action from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday. She signed two new executive orders in response to COVID-19, a disease caused by a new coronavirus. One will temporarily expand eligibility for unemployment benefits due to the appearance of COVID-19. The other order temporarily closes a multitude of public places and limits restaurants to carry-out and delivery orders in response to COVID-19.
Snyder Plan Would Have Troopers Fight City CrimeThe state would hire 180 more state troopers this year to help fight crime in the state's toughest cities and take steps to help more inner-city young adults find jobs under crime prevention measures unveiled Wednesday by Gov. Rick Snyder.
Gov. Snyder Wants $5M, 20 Forensic Scientists For Public Safety Plan Gov. Rick Snyder plans to move criminal cases faster through the courts by spending $5 million on forensic services and hiring 20 more forensic scientists so crime cases can be turned around in 30 days.