LANSING — Business groups on Thursday urged Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to let employers reopen their offices for in-person work rather than lengthen a coronavirus-related restriction set to expire in mid-April.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan announced Wednesday that all people age 50 to 64 can start getting COVID-19 vaccinations on March 22, while those in that group with medical conditions can begin being immunized next week.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan's Legislature was poised Wednesday to approve a $4.2 billion coronavirus relief plan without a deal with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, as majority Republicans pressed to curtail her administration's pandemic powers and Democrats opposed a decision to not allocate all federal…
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday announced sweeping changes to the state’s COVID-19 restrictions, including increasing capacity limits at establishments like restaurants and allowing visitation at nursing homes statewide.
Restaurants can accept twice as many indoor diners, shops and business can also allow more customers and private gatherings may involve more people under a new state health order set to take affect Friday.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer remains a popular leader, but her support has slipped over the last several months in what a pollster believes is a reflection of public frustration over the coronavirus pandemic, nearing its one-year anniversary in Michigan.
The State of Michigan reported 1,569 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. That total includes new cases from Sunday as well, for an average of 784 cases per day.
Jodi Schumaker cried while she drove north on Interstate-75 through Kentucky on Tuesday afternoon, feeling defeated as she headed home to Michigan without getting a COVID-19 vaccine.
LANSING — Senators approved measures that would send almost $2 billion to schools, businesses and families attempting to avoid evictions, but withheld hundreds of millions more in aid and included language multiple Senate Democrats called racist.
LANSING — A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar killed himself Thursday, hours after being charged with turning his Michigan gym into a hub of human trafficking by coercing girls to train and then abusing them, authorities said.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday her administration will announce the further loosening of Michigan’s coronavirus restrictions in coming days.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, in accordance with a proclamation issued by President Joe Biden, has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and upon all public buildings and grounds across the state to be lowered to half-staff through Friday to honor and mourn thos…
More than 550 Michigan farms produce nearly 100 million pounds of quality fresh and frozen blueberries annually. But the recent explosive growth in imports, unfair trade practices and market-price manipulation strategically timed to undermine domestic growers at their peak harvest has taken …
KALAMAZOO (AP) — A former high-ranking Republican lawmaker quit Monday as leader of an economic development group in southwestern Michigan, days after his hiring was panned by leaders in the region.
Terra Muncy has been voting for nearly four decades, but never like she did in last year’s presidential primary: sitting on her front porch, tablet in hand, tapping through the candidates on her screen.
GROSSE POINTE PARK — Detroit native Je Donna Dinges, 57, was shocked when she saw a Ku Klux Klan flag clinging on the interior of her neighbor's window, which directly faced her house.
While the current state Legislature is heavily focused on epidemic-related budget and spending issues, some substantive “policy bills” have begun to advance, including the two in this report.
PORTAGE — President Joe Biden toured a state-of-the art coronavirus vaccine plant Friday as extreme winter weather across broad swaths of the U.S. handed his vaccination campaign its first major setback, delaying shipment of about 6 million doses.
LANSING — Michigan restaurants on Wednesday proposed tying indoor capacity limits to the percentage of COVID-19 tests that come back positive, contending that clear guideposts would help the hospitality industry navigate the pandemic.
The state health department reported 1,265 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and eight more deaths related to COVID-19 on Monday, which also includes data from Sunday.
LANSING — Although Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed no tax increases in her 2022 budget last week, the budget calls for increases to more than 140 fees for state government services, ranging from getting a traffic crash report from the state police to getting a permit to develop areas designat…