Stories tagged: "Stay Home Stay Safe"


Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor.
Michigan Is Slowly Reopening. Here’s What’s Planned for June.

A few types of businesses are still too risky to resume operation under the June relaxation of pandemic protections.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
UPDATED: Gov. Whitmer To Lift Stay-At-Home Orders. Here’s What We Know So Far.

Dine in at restaurants will reopen early next week, according to reports. Whitmer is expected to give more details Monday afternoon.

FILE - In this May 1, 2020 file photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, The state of Michigan has announced a settlement in a lawsuit over poor reading skills that was filed on behalf of Detroit schoolchildren, weeks after a federal appeals court issued a groundbreaking decision recognizing a constitutional right to education and literacy. Whitmer and the plaintiffs announced the agreement early Thursday, May 14. They say the settlement “will help secure the right of access to literacy for students in Detroit who faced obstacles they never should have faced.” (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, Pool, File)
Car Dealerships, Dentists and Retail Appointments: The Next Phase of Michigan Reopening

A few more types of Michigan business can reopen, announced Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. But social distancing is still important.

Gov. Whitmer giving an update on Michigan's course during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor.
Pulling Permits: What to Do About Michigan Businesses Defying Whitmer’s Pandemic Orders

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer hinted Monday about another tool at her disposal to keep Michigan businesses from defying stay-at-home orders keeping them closed.

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Coronavirus Two Months In: What Michigan Has Overcome — And What Lies Ahead

The two months anniversary of the coronavirus emergency coming to Michigan’s shores reminds us how far Gov. Whitmer has led the state toward recovery, and how far is left to go.

Michigan's Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield. Photo by U.P. Politico  U.P. Politico - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Michigan Republicans File Lawsuit Against Whitmer Over Coronavirus Orders

Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature launched their lawsuit against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over her handling of the coronavirus pandemic.