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Whitmer: State Dropping Remaining COVID-19 Restrictions June 22

With COVID-19 cases plummeting in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the state will drop COVID-19 capacity limits and mask requirements beginning June 22.

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Latest Challenge to Affordable Care Act

For the third time, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, ruling Republican-led states did not have standing to bring the case.

Beaumont, Spectrum Agree to Merger to Form State’s Largest Health System

Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health announced a merger that will create the largest health system in Michigan.

Thrive Awards Recognize the Leadership of Some of Michigan’s Amazing Women

Statistics show the pandemic has been hard on women in the workforce. The 25th annual Women Thrive Awards honored Michigan women who are overcoming the obstacles COVID-19 has presented.

State to Invest $1.4 Billion of Federal Funding in Child Care Access, Affordability

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a plan to spend $1.4 billion in federal funding in an effort to improve affordability, accessibility of child care.

Chevy Introduces Special Edition 2022 Corvette Stingray

DETROIT – Chevrolet took over the Raceway at Belle Isle Park this week to celebrate Corvette Racing’s dominant 2020 season by introducing the 2022 Corvette Stingray IMSA GTLM Championship Edition. In...

U-M Economists: Oakland County Recovering Slightly Faster Than State as a Whole

The economic outlook for Oakland County is a little bit better than the state as a whole, according to a forecast by economists at the University of Michigan.

State Launches Michigan Economic Jumpstart Plan, Eyes Better Jobs, Bigger Paychecks

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday unveiled the Michigan Economic Jumpstart Plan, which she hopes will bring better jobs and bigger paychecks to Michigan workers.

Local Governments Planning for Millions Coming from American Recovery Plan

The American Rescue Plan is infusing billions of dollars into the state and local government budgets. Now municipalities are figuring out how best to use it.

Michigan Ready for ‘Return to Normal’ as State Lifts Many COVID-19 Restrictions

As June 1 arrives, the state has lifted a variety of COVID-19-related restrictions, particularly on outdoor sites like stadiums, concert venues and the like. All restrictions are set to be lifted July 1.

As Pandemic Capacities Lift, Restaurants Struggle to Find Staff

Capacity restrictions for restaurants and bars are set to ease June 1. But restaurant owners are struggling to find staff to handle the rise in customers.

Michigan Employees Can Come Back to Work; All Restrictions To Be Lifted July 1

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday that all employees who've been working remotely can now return to work after MIOSHA made changes to emergency orders.

State to Lift Outdoor Capacity Limits June 1, Ease All COVID-19 Restrictions July 1

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced plans to end COVID-19 restrictions by July 1.

MEDC Appoints New CEO Following National Search

A national search took the MEDC's executive committee all the way to New Orleans, where they found their new CEO.

Michigan Mask Mandate Lifted; In-Person Work to Resume

Michigan is lifting the mask requirements for fully vaccinated people, Governor Gretchen Whitmer's office announced the effect would take place, Saturday, May 15 at 9 a.m.

Biden Urges Calm, Patience in Face of Gas Shortages After Pipeline Cyberattack

With Americans concerned over gas shortages, President Joe Biden Thursday urged calm and patience in the wake of the cybertack on the Colonial Pipeline.

Delta’s Bastian on Airline Recovery: ‘It’s going to be a robust summer for travel’

After all-time highs in revenues in 2019, Delta Airlines -- like all airlines across the country -- fell on hard times during the pandemic. But the airline's CEO predicts a summer of "robust travel" in 2021.

Michigan Hits 55% Vaccinations; In-Person Work to Resume

Michigan has reached the first milestone in the state's four-step "MI Vacc to Normal" COVID-19 recovery plan, meaning in-person work is set to resume May 24.

State Eases Mask Restrictions for Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings, Non-Contact Sports

State health officials updated the Gatherings and Face Masks epidemic order to ease mask restrictions on resident and outdoor gatherings and non-contact youth sports.

New Global Center Accelerates Ford’s Battery R&D

Ford's creation of a new global battery center of excellence is designed to accelerate research and development of battery and battery cell technology.
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