Stories tagged: "Gretchen Whitmer"


Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses members of the media and Midland County residents during a press conference at the temporary shelter at the school, Wednesday, May 20, 2020, in Midland, Mich. Whitmer spoke of response efforts to severe flooding caused by dam failures upstream of the Tittabawassee River. (Katy Kildee/Midland Daily News via AP)
Quiz: How Well Do You Know Gov. Whitmer?

He called her “bat-shit crazy” and she showed him just how far she could go. Take our Gov. Whitmer personality quiz and let us know how well you know Michigan’s leading lady.

Many of Michigan's elderly nursing home residents cannot accept visitors. Photo via Shutterstock.
Michigan’s Massive Nursing Home Vaccination Success May Help Reunite Families

Visitation rules for nursing homes are being revised thanks to the successful efforts to vaccinate Michiganders in long-term care.

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.

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Michigan’s Health Insurance Marketplace Is Now Open. Here’s How to Use it.

The 'Gander addresses nine questions Michiganders have about the Special Enrollment Period for health insurance that began Feb. 15.

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.

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Michigan Teachers Race to Get Vaccinated in Time to Return to Classrooms

As teachers race to get vaccinated in time to return to classrooms March 1, the former president's lack of national strategy has some school districts faring better than others.

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Michigan Restaurants Reopen With Limited Capacity, Contact Tracing

New safety precautions to prevent a resurgence of the coronavirus are on the menu as Michigan restaurants resume indoor dining.