This morning, Circuit Court Judge Paul Stutesman spoke to attorneys for the plaintiff and defense in a lawsuit case around a City of Three Rivers marijuana ballot measure petition that City Clerk rejected last month.
A picket line in Three Rivers targeted the construction work on US-131 in Three Rivers Wednesday. The picket was part of an ongoing dispute with a company involved in the work.
This week Watershed Voice columnist and Midland, Michigan native James Smith writes about the recent Edenville Dam failure in Midland County, and poses the question, “Act of God or Human Inaction?”
St. Joseph County reported three additional positive cases of COVID-19 Thursday, while the number of confirmed deaths within the county related to the virus remains at one, according to the latest data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
St. Joseph County, as of Wednesday afternoon, has 76 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, while the number of confirmed deaths within the county related to the virus remains at one, according to the latest data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Representatives of the bus and motorcoach industry say the small businesses responsible for helping individuals, families and companies move were overlooked by Congress when it passed the CARES Act. The act provided $2 trillion in relief in the wake of the coronavirus shutdown.
“All across this country in small towns and big cities alike, clerks and election officials are hard at work to take their part in this essential American tradition, but they need us to demand that our elected leaders give them the tools to do the job. We still have time to get this right. But the clock is ticking.”
Michigan came in 28th highest in a new study by the WalletHub website that shows where small businesses have struggled most due to the coronavirus pandemic, based on three key dimensions.
“A storm of skyrocketing unemployment paired with plummeting tax revenue have plunged the state budget into a multi-billion dollar deficit. State Budget Office Communications Director Kurt Weiss told The Center Square in an email that tax revenues for this fiscal year are projected to drop between $1 billion and $3 billion.”
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer acknowledged she will be extending the state’s Stay at Home order past its current April 30 deadline
Michigan House Republicans on Monday unveiled a three-step plan to return Michiganders to work.
House Speaker Lee Chatfield, R- Levering, said in a statement that “the current one-size-fits-all approach” isn’t working for thousands of families worried about paying bills.
Unemployment claims in Michigan are much higher than historical numbers as the fallout continues from efforts to control the coronavirus outbreak.
The U.S. Department of Labor released numbers Thursday morning detailing unemployment for each state for the week ending April 11. Michigan residents filed 219,320 initial claims that week, down 169,234 from the previous week’s 388,554 claims.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer updated Michigan on the novel coronavirus Wednesday hours after thousands of protestors jammed the Capitol to protest her executive order.
The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have made two online tools available to help Americans set to receive coronavirus stimulus payments.
Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jim Stamas on Monday called for laying off non-essential state employees because of state budget concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Michigan Department of Treasury estimates the impact on the 2020 state budget to be between $1 billion and $3 billion.
By Scott McClallen | The Center Square (The Center Square) – U.S. Rep. Justin Amash says Michigan Gov. Gretchen […]
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order, originally issued March 24, 2020, was extended until April 30. The order was originally intended to expire April 13.
Violators are subject to fines up to $1,000, increased from the original maximum of $500 and jail sentences up to 90 days via a misdemeanor charge. Businesses that defy the order will be subject to penalties determined by their licensing agencies.
Data collected by the U.S. Department of Labor in Michigan from the week ending April 4 reveals one of the steepest unemployment increases in the nation.
More than 80,509 people filed for unemployment, bringing the total number of Michigan unemployed workers to 384,844.