Michigan News

Gov Whitmer makes it mandatory masks be worn in public

LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-147, which reiterates that individuals are required to wear a face covering whenever they are in an indoor public space. It also requires the use of face coverings in crowded outdoor spaces. Most significantly, the order requires any business that is open to the […]

A New Way to Resolve Disputes Online

This is a new service supported by the Michigan Supreme Court’s Administrative Office to provide a free, quick and easy way of resolving disputes that are typically filed as a small claims or landlord/tenant case in the district court. ​This service is most helpful for resolving disputes that involve: A. […]

MDOT to study toll roads for Michigan

MLive – Michigan’s most-traveled roadways currently don’t require tolls – but the state now has the go-ahead to find out if adding toll roads might make sense in the state. Legislation sponsored by Republican Sen. John Bizon of Battle Creek and signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Wednesday afternoon tasks the […]

Whitmer Renames Cass Building For Elliott, Larsen

Governor Gretchen Whitmer today renamed the state office building named for former territorial Governor Lewis Cass, whose history as a former slaveholder and supporter of the popular sovereignty movement to let states decide whether to abolish slavery has come into greater focus in recent weeks, for former state Reps. Daisy […]

Vessel Sinks in Grand Traverse Bay

SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 10 people from the water in Grand Traverse Bay, Traverse City, Michigan, Friday. At approximately 2:30 p.m., Sector Sault Sainte Marie Command Center received a distress radio call from a 30-foot vessel that was taking on water. The Coast Guard […]

Governor Whitmer Extends State of Emergency

LANSING, Mich. — Governor Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-127, which extends the state of emergency declaration related to the COVID-19 pandemic until July 16. In doing so, Governor Whitmer joins nearly every state in the country in maintaining a state of emergency to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. This executive […]