Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an Executive Order Friday extending the Safer at Home deadline through June 12. She also kept casinos, bars and restaurants in lower Michigan closed.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer loosened restrictions on retail businesses and auto dealers throughout the state, allowing them to reopen by appointment only.
With stay-home orders in place closing all but essential businesses most of the last 10 weeks, unemployment claims began soaring. In April, they hit historic highs.
Health experts warned that reopening the U.S. economy too quickly could cause a surge in COVID-19 cases. In many cases, they've been right.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the easing of restrictions in the two northern-most sections of the state just in time for Memorial Day.
The Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application.
As the governor begins to open more segments of Michigan's economy, state officials have begun issuing safety and health requirements companies will need to operate in the COVID-19 environment.
The Senate Fiscal Agency is projecting the state will have to make some $2.6 billion in cuts to the budget to cover shortfalls in the general fund and the school aid fund.
States around the country are beginning to reopen, and businesses are trying to climb out of the COVID-19 morass. But many fear cumbersome laws and regulations could make that difficult.
Facing a huge budget deficit this fiscal year, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday more than 31,000 employees will be asked to take two furlough days per pay period through July.
Hundreds of thousands of workers in the manufacturing industry began coming back to the job Monday, the effects of the easing of restrictions by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Working with business, education and healthcare leaders, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is using a six-phase plan to restart Michigan's economy.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an order Thursday allowing manufacturers, automakers and auto suppliers back to work, and extending the stay-at-home order through May 28.
An executive order signed by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is designed to speed up the flow of unemployment benefits to tens of thousands of claimants.
While several states are seeing drops in unemployment claims, the overall picture is dreary as the U.S. Department of Labor gets ready to release April job numbers.
More than 2,700 businesses got some much-needed relief from the financial impact of the COVID-19 crisis when the MEDC announced some $10 million in grant awards.
Local civic groups and municipalities and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation have established grant and loan programs that are now starting to pay dividends.
Pfizer and BioNTech are in the early stages of a clinical trial of a vaccine to fight COVID-19, and Pfizer's Kalamazoo plant has been tapped for initial production.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer had already said the construction industry would reopen May 7. In her executive order Friday, she added real estate activity to the list of restrictions being eased.
In a 90-minute video town hall meeting, experts weighed in on a variety of topics as businesses try to figure out how to navigate re-engagement in the COVID-19 era.