Many businesses set to reopen on Oct. 9 — like event venues and bowling alleys — have been closed in much of the state since mid-March.
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Pressure mounted for more than a month on the administration to require more immediate public notifications of coronavirus outbreaks at Michigan schools as students returned for the fall term.
College students better keep recharging their laptops. Classes are likely to remain online rather than in-person for the full 2020-21 academic year at the University of Michigan, Wayne State and Michigan State.
A Court of Claims judge temporarily blocked a rule requiring ballots be received by Election Day for them to count. Republicans hope to reverse that.
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Key police reform bills were urgently drafted in June, following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. But they are still awaiting approval in Lansing, which one lawmaker predicted would come in this year’s lame-duck session.
After months of relatively few cases, the Upper Peninsula has seen coronavirus case counts soar, with most in the western part of the region along the border with Wisconsin.
'This is going to be the only recession in history where income goes up,' said University of Michigan economist Donald Grimes.
The package may make hundreds of thousands more Michiganders eligible for expungement.
Democrats have said the GOP-led legislation doesn’t go far enough, but all agree it will at least partially help ease the crush of expected ballots.
The number of coronavirus cases on the Michigan State University website since Aug. 24 jumped to 1,219 Thursday, two days after Ingham County health officer Linda Vail noted the website was significantly undercounting MSU-related cases. U-M boosts its reporting too.
Hours after a committee hearing in which health officials said they can’t report school outbreaks more than once a week, Michigan’s public health director told Bridge Michigan the Whitmer administration may order schools to publicly reveal outbreaks as they are confirmed.