Attorney General Dana Nessel says the Michigan Capitol Commission can ban guns at the state Capitol, but members say they don’t believe they have that right and it would be up to the Legislature to bar the weapons.
Hydroxychloroquine was touted early on as possible treatment for COVID-19 patients, but a growing body of research points to possibly deadly side effects
The 1,000-bed temporary hospital at TCF Center in Detroit releases its final patient. A spokesperson for the federal government stresses the closure isn’t necessarily permanent and will be ready in case there is a second wave of the coronavirus.
No opening date has been announced for the state’s restaurant industry, which lost over $1 billion in sales during April. Now the industry is outlining what it thinks it needs to do to reopen — and it wants the OK to start planning.
The authors, professors at the University of Michigan, outline short- and long-term solutions that address historic systems of injustice.
A look at first-quarter financial statements from 20 Michigan-based companies shows the first cracks from the pandemic — and raises questions about how deeply some of the state’s largest businesses will be affected.
COVID-19 continues to pressure the state’s smallest operations, with 45 percent closed and 60 percent laying off at least one employee. Here is what an advocacy group says about the situation and what is needed next.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order this week, changing the review process for benefits. The state hopes that step gets money to unemployed workers more quickly.
After a frustrating delay, Michigan’s Native American tribes will be receiving their share of pandemic relief funds. Those funds are critical for the tribes, many of which have lost their primary revenue source — tribal casinos — during the state lockdown.
Some families turn to social media as doctors work the phones trying to find plasma donors among those who beat the virus, a treatment with early promise but for which proven benefits are not yet known.
The change comes as part of a six-step economic reopening plan announced Thursday by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Labs across the globe are racing to develop a vaccine, with unlimited funding from governments and philanthropy. Still, human testing takes time and precision, making a one-year prediction optimistic at best.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced details of a six-phase economic restart plan and announced that Michigan is already in the third phase because coronavirus case counts are “flattening.”
At least six U.P. casinos may reopen before the end of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order closing bars, dine-in restaurants and casinos. They can do that. They’re sovereign nations.
Senate Majority Leader MIke Shirkey and House Speaker Lee Chatfield announced the Court of Claims lawsuit at the Michigan Capitol, acting on authorization granted by lawmakers last week.
Michigan kids (and their parents) look forward to summer camps. But some are closing for the year and others aren’t sure about their programming, as a precaution during the pandemic.
Cities like Ann Arbor and East Lansing benefit from the ‘economic engines’ of their state universities. Budget shortfalls, potential layoffs and more fallout from COVID-19 now threaten their financial balance, from students shopping in local stores to how many people they employ.
The pandemic hit Detroit harder than most cities, but coordinated efforts have made a difference, and begun to pay off.
Hospitals are urging the public not to be afraid of going to the emergency room for a medical emergency as COVID-19 fears caused ER visits to plummet.
The industries' real-world significance became evident, for the first time in anyone’s memory, we all went to our local grocery store last month and encountered empty shelves.