A 6-1 Michigan Supreme Court decision is another blow to the governor, whose unilateral emergency powers were struck down earlier this month.
Cases on college campuses continue to rise, but the good news is that K-12 schools continue to have few COVID-19 infections. Parents also can now get faster disclosure of coronavirus cases in their local schools.
A Michigan infectious disease doctor says we’ve overdone coronavirus lockdown rules, an argument embraced by Republican Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey. The medical establishment calls such views dangerous.
Officials said the organizer hung up on a nurse trying to warn others of possible exposure. Another person accused health officials of ‘working for Satan.’ Meanwhile, infections proliferate in the eastern U.P.
Economic relief programs that helped the state’s businesses and jobless now are on hold as the United States pauses new stimulus talks and the state confronts upheaval that impacts state unemployment benefits.
Federal authorities arrest six men on allegations they tried to kidnap and put Whitmer on trial. They called her a ‘tyrant,’ echoing language of opponents of her COVID-19 restrictions.
Here is a copy of the federal affidavit accusing six men of conspiracy to kidnap the Michigan governor and put her on trial.
Social media accounts of men accused of attempting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer show they shared a love of guns and hatred of the government. ‘If they mean to have a war, let it begin here.”
Members of a group that oversees the Capitol say they’re ‘as surprised as anyone’ about an alleged plot to overthrow the government. But their position on a gun ban hasn’t changed.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer thanks law enforcement, calls her alleged kidnap plotters ‘sick and depraved’ and accuses President Trump of egging on extremists. The White House accuses Whitmer of 'sowing divisions.'
Emotions have boiled over repeatedly this year over coronavirus lockdown orders. Violence has erupted over masks and protests have included guns. And now, a plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Identical twins charged with terrorism were part of a rally against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that spilled into the Capitol on April 30, state officials confirm. ‘We literally dodged death,’ one lawmaker says.
The Michigan governor faced criticism for her emergency orders during the coronavirus pandemic. But Whitmer also endured seven months of ominous threats, intimidation and accusations that culminated in an alleged plot to kidnap her.
The new school year began under an obsolete school funding approach that disregards the unique needs of students and threatens our state’s economic resurgence.
Michigan is among eight states nationally that have not released details about the number of children who've died from novel coronavirus since the pandemic began.
In recent weeks, the coronavirus is striking more middle-age residents after disproportionately hitting younger ones. And as it moves statewide, the virus is impacting fewer African Americans.
Local governments and businesses may experiment and find new approaches that work even better than government intervention.
The administration of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is moving quickly to reinstate a school coronavirus reporting mandate that was struck down Friday by the state’s high court.
A Michigan Supreme Court ruling invalidating executive orders from governor also could jeopardize unemployment pay extensions. Tensions are flaring, with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer calling Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey an “anti-masker.”
Once a COVID hotspot, Detroit lost 1,300 people to the virus. The city and its residents fought back and say limited interactions, face masks and frequent hand-washing make the difference. Detroit now has one of the lowest rates in the state.