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Stay Home Stay Safe Extended Through May 28th

Governor Whitmer’s “Stay Home Stay Safe” Executive Order has been extended through May 28th. That was the big take away from the press conference she just wrapped up. This comes after Michigan’s House and Senate announced lawsuits against the Governor, for abusing her power. Whitmer mentioned her efforts to stay …

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Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order

Governor Whitmer has signed an executive order, which will expedite unemployment benefits to Michiganders, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new order allows the state to base benefits on the applicant’s most recent job separation, which is the reason the applicant is now unemployed. Governor Whitmer said the new order will …

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Tuesday’s Election Sees Record Breaking Turnout

Tuesday’s election saw a record breaking turnout, with nearly 25% of eligible voters casting absentee ballots. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, called it a very inspiring day. She also said local election officials deserved tremendous credit, for administering a safe, successful election, under unprecedented circumstances.   May elections in Michigan …

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Roadside Parks Set To Re-Open May 15th

The majority of roadside parks operated by Michigan’s Department of Transportation are set to re-open on May 15th. MDOT maintains 85 roadside parks throughout the state. Parks in the northern Lower Peninsula and Upper Peninsula  are operated seasonally, usually closing towards the end of October and re-opening in the Spring. …

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Enbridges Application For New Pipeline On Hold

Canadian Oil Company Enbridge’s application to build a new pipeline to carry crude oil under the Straits of Mackinac, has been put on hold. The Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, rejected the application, saying it was incomplete. The department is also requiring that documentation on the proposed pipeline, …

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