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UPPCO Suspends Shut Offs Through April 5th

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and subsequent closures, the Upper Peninsula Power Company has suspended shut offs for non-payment through April 5th, for income eligible customers. Customers who are enrolled in UPPCO’s Senior Winter Protection program, have had their end dates automatically extended through May 3rd. Customers impacted by …

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Unemployment Benefits Temporarily Extended

Governor Whitmer has temporarily expanded eligibility for unemployment benefits. The order is effective immediately, and will run through April 14th. The people eligible for the extension include workers who have an unanticipated family care responsibility, including child care responsibilities due to school closures, and those forced to care for a …

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Governor Whitmer Battles Price Gouging

Governor Whitmer has signed an executive order, which will temporarily impose enhanced restrictions on price gouging for goods, materials, emergency supplies and food items. The order went into effect this morning, and will last through April 13th. The Governor stated “In these challenging times, we need to come together as …

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