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Construction To Resume In Michigan May 7

Get ready to start seeing the sawdust fly once again, as construction will be among the next parts of the economy in Michigan allowed to get back to work. Governor Whitmer made the announcement Wednesday afternoon. “This

AARP Works To Help Seniors During Pandemic

Organizations throughout the state are trying to ensure that no senior goes without food as the world fights the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Gretchen Whitmer extended Michigan’s stay-at-home order through May 15, a move of special importance to

School Board Postpones Meeting

A meeting of the Benton Harbor Area Schools Board of Education that had been planned for Tuesday has been postponed. The school board was going to meet to vote on the district turnaround plan drafted by the

Upton, DeGette Preparing Cures 2.0

The Cures 2.0 legislation in the works from Congressman Fred Upton of southwest Michigan and Congresswoman Dianna DeGette of Colorado is being designed to address the COVID-19 pandemic along with building upon the success of the original

State Releases COVID-19 Numbers For Monday

Michigan is reporting 432 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 for Monday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says the statewide total since the pandemic began is 38,210 cases of coronavirus. There have been 92 additional

Governor Extends Executive Order Suspending Scope Of Practice Laws

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended an executive order regarding laws concerning the deployment of healthcare professionals. The governor’s office has released the following statement: Today, Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-61, to extend and expand Executive Order 2020-30, which relaxes scope of practice