Stories tagged: "COVID Economy"


FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
A $15 Minimum Wage for Michiganders Could Be Done with COVID Money

If Michigan boosts its minimum wage, the first three months could be covered by the state, says Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Knoop in Grand Rapids bills itself as a "rooftop beer garden" focusing on Dutch and German food.
These 7 Michigan Restaurants Opened During the Pandemic, and We Are Here to Try Them in 2021

The pandemic has been hard on the restaurant industry, but some Michiganders have seized the opportunity and opened in the most trying time.

Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman
This State Senator Gave Birth While in Office, During COVID. Here’s What She Learned.

State Sen. Mallory McMorrow had a child at the start of 2021. The challenges she's faced have only deepened her commitment to issues facing women in the age of COVID.