Stories tagged: "coronavirus relief"


A woman takes walk with a dog in front of the closing signs displayed in a store's window front in Niles, Ill., Wednesday, May 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
COVID Relief Is a Lifesaver for Out-of-Work Michiganders. That Matters in a Big Way.

It’s more than $300 boosts and tax-free income. For these out-of-work Michigan women, Biden’s plan is peace of mind.

President Joe Biden signs the American Rescue Plan, a coronavirus relief package, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Here’s What Joe Biden’s New COVID Relief Brings to Michigan

From money in your pocket to vaccines in your arm, the new round of COVID relief is coming to rescue Michiganders.

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6 Key Types of Relief Michiganders Can Expect From the American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan is more than $1,400 checks. Here's how the new relief will benefit Michiganders in the coming months.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced new guidance for schools Jan. 8 to keep students, staff and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic while providing the in-person instruction that is crucial to learning and development.
COVID Relief Expires Sunday, Cutting Michigan Nurses’ Pay

The relief Gov. Whitmer gave families in 2020? Republicans are letting it expire.

FILE - In a June 17, 2020, file photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan's Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer has extended Michigan's coronavirus emergency through Sept. 4, enabling her to keep in place restrictions designed to curb COVID-19. The Democratic governor on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, pointed to an uptick in cases. Since nearly two months ago, the seven-day statewide average is up six-fold, to about 700. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, File)
Michigan Republicans Have Held Back COVID Relief for Two Weeks

Money to help smooth vaccine distribution, keep Michiganders in homes, and help schools during the pandemic is waiting in Lansing. Republicans won't spend it.

In this photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich., Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP)
GOP Tries to Force Whitmer to End Pandemic Protections in ‘Cruel and Reckless’ Move

In order to pressure Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to end her pandemic protections, Michigan Republicans have stalled coronavirus aid.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced new guidance for schools Jan. 8 to keep students, staff and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic while providing the in-person instruction that is crucial to learning and development.
Gov. Whitmer’s Coronavirus Relief Aims to Help Address Coronavirus Learning Loss

The struggles to teach during the pandemic have left kids behind. A key part of Gov. Whitmer's new relief proposal is getting those kids back on track.