Stories tagged: "COVID recovery plan"


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.

Photo by: Mysti C Baker
‘We Survived It’: Michigan Business Owner Made It Through a Year of Unpredictability

A local Michigan store owner gets a second chance of opening her business as we see economic growth with more pandemic support than ever before.

In this Sept. 11, 2010 file photo, Temeka Williams, right, of Detroit, uses her EBT/Bridge Card tokens for a purchase from Elizabeth and Gary Lauber from Sweet Delights at the Farmer's Market in Detroit. House approval of a scaled-back farm bill is setting up what could be an even bigger fight over food stamps and the role of domestic food aid in the United States. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
There Is More Support Coming for Michigan Families. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Families with kids on free and reduced lunch might be getting a little help putting food on the table.