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'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News.

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Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

In an interview with 7 Action News, Governor Gretchen Whitmer said the state is concerned about recent outbreaks of COVID-19 in Michigan.

Read full article: Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps...→
Michigan Legislature OKs lifting new July 1 budget deadline

Michigan Legislature OKs lifting new July 1 budget deadline

The Michigan Legislature on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill to lift a new July 1 deadline by which it is supposed to send a budget to Gov. Gretchen Whitm [...]

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Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

During Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's June 17 press conference providing updates on the state's response to COVID-19, Whitmer said she hoped to move the state into Ph [...]

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Whitmer to 'Very Seriously' Consider Trying to Prevent Trump Rally in MI

Whitmer to 'Very Seriously' Consider Trying to Prevent Trump Rally in MI

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) said recently that she "would think very seriously about" trying to keep Trump from holding a rally in Michigan.

Read full article: Whitmer to 'Very Seriously' Consider Try...→
Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appealed a federal judge's ruling that allows indoor gyms in Michigan to reopen this Thursday.

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Photo Gallery: Local Nonprofit Celebrates Michigan 2020 Graduates

Photo Gallery: Local Nonprofit Celebrates Michigan 2020 Graduates

A local nonprofit used their innovative spirit to tap Governor Gretchen Whitmer to give a special message during their virtual commencement for 2020 graduates [...]

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RNC makes 'Whitmer Yacht Club' koozies after Michigan gov’s boat controversy amid lockdown

RNC makes 'Whitmer Yacht Club' koozies after Michigan gov’s boat controversy amid lockdown

The Republican National Committee is now selling “Whitmer Yacht Club” koozies to commemorate the scandal Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faced when her husband namedropp [...]

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77-Yr-Old Barber Wins Again: Whitmer Caves on Attempt to Strip License

77-Yr-Old Barber Wins Again: Whitmer Caves on Attempt to Strip License

A Michigan barber scored another victory when the Whitmer administration gave up in its quest to prevent him from working. | Politics

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Anyway, here's Gov. Whitmer slinging coney dogs in Detroit

Anyway, here's Gov. Whitmer slinging coney dogs in Detroit

In Detroit, when it comes to coney dogs, the eternal question is: American or Lafayette? On Thursday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer went with Lafayette. The governor.. [...]

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Owosso barber who defied governor's stay-at-home order has licenses reinstated

Owosso barber who defied governor's stay-at-home order has licenses reinstated

Karl Manke, the 77-year-old Owosso barber who received national attention for reopening his barbershop during Governor Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home order, h [...]

Read full article: Owosso barber who defied governor's stay...→
Michigan is currently in Phase 4 of her MI Safe Start Plan and the governor is o [...]

Michigan is currently in Phase 4 of her MI Safe Start Plan and the governor is o [...]

Michigan is currently in Phase 4 of her MI Safe Start Plan and the governor is optimistic that schools will be able to conduct in person meetings with safety m [...]

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Gov. Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking Juneteenth Celebration Day In Michigan

Gov. Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking Juneteenth Celebration Day In Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring June 19 as Juneteenth Celebration Day in Michigan.

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Michigan Dems Warn Polls Showing Biden Leading Trump not Reliable

Michigan Dems Warn Polls Showing Biden Leading Trump not Reliable

Rep. Debbie Dingell and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are not sold on polls showing former Vice President Joe Biden leading President Trump.

Read full article: Michigan Dems Warn Polls Showing Biden L...→
New Procedures for Stylists and Customers as Salons Open Today

New Procedures for Stylists and Customers as Salons Open Today

Today is the day after many months of social distancing and working from home, Michiganders can get long-needed hair cuts. Governor Gretchen Whitmer said that [...]

Read full article: New Procedures for Stylists and Customer...→
Michigan lifts restrictions on overnight summer camps beginning Monday

Michigan lifts restrictions on overnight summer camps beginning Monday

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Friday she is lifting restrictions on overnight summer camps starting Monday.

Read full article: Michigan lifts restrictions on overnight...→
Governor Whitmer says she will extend moratorium on evictions that expires at midnight

Governor Whitmer says she will extend moratorium on evictions that expires at midnight

A moratorium on evictions first went into effect in March and has been extended during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Wednesday, which extends a previous executive order temporarily allowing e-signatures on official documents [...]

Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Ena...→
Michigan Legislature OKs Cocktails To Go To Boost Businesses

Michigan Legislature OKs Cocktails To Go To Boost Businesses

People could order cocktails for pickup or delivery from Michigan bars and restaurants through 2025 under a bill that won final approval Wednesday and is expec [...]

Read full article: Michigan Legislature OKs Cocktails To Go...→
Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

(WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in an interview with WWJ Tuesday said that the state won't be moving into phase 5 of the reopening plan as she had hoped.... Whi [...]

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Whitmer says she would 'seriously' consider banning Trump from holding a Michigan rally due to coronavirus concerns

Whitmer says she would 'seriously' consider banning Trump from holding a Michigan rally due to coronavirus concerns

President Donald Trump and his merry band of red cap-wearing, guitar-brandishing, “look he can drink water with one hand!” devotees may face some pushback shou [...]

Read full article: Whitmer says she would 'seriously' consi...→
Michigan drops lawsuit against barber who reopened in defiance of Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown

Michigan drops lawsuit against barber who reopened in defiance of Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown

The state of Michigan has agreed to drop the lawsuit against a barber who stood in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown and refused to clos [...]

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Whitmer would 'seriously' consider blocking Trump from holding rally in Michigan, report says

Whitmer would 'seriously' consider blocking Trump from holding rally in Michigan, report says

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she would think about blocking President Trump from hosting a rally in the state amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Whitmer would 'seriously' consider block...→
Indoor gyms can reopen in Michigan on June 25 under federal judge's order

Indoor gyms can reopen in Michigan on June 25 under federal judge's order

Indoor gyms in Michigan will be allowed to reopen, after a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against part of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive ord [...]

Read full article: Indoor gyms can reopen in Michigan on Ju...→
Michigan lifts license suspension of barber who butted heads with Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan lifts license suspension of barber who butted heads with Gretchen Whitmer

The state of Michigan has lifted the suspension of a barber’s license, but he still faces a hearing for cutting hair while shops and salons were closed by Gov. [...]

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Governor Whitmer extends COVID-19 state of emergency until July 16

Governor Whitmer extends COVID-19 state of emergency until July 16

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed an Executive Order extending the COVID-19 state of emergency in the state until July 16.

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Whitmer to extend Michigan's state of emergency amid coronavirus

Whitmer to extend Michigan's state of emergency amid coronavirus

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday she will extend the state’s coronavirus state of emergency, which was set to expire Friday.

Read full article: Whitmer to extend Michigan's state of em...→
LIVE AT 11: Gov. Whitmer providing update on state’s response efforts to COVID-19

LIVE AT 11: Gov. Whitmer providing update on state’s response efforts to COVID-19

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and state Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun are scheduled to provide an up [...]

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Progressive Group Tracks Cell Phones of Anti-Whitmer Michigan Protesters

Progressive Group Tracks Cell Phones of Anti-Whitmer Michigan Protesters

A progressive group recently tracked the cell phones of protesters against Gretchen Whitmer's lockdown orders. | Politics

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Michigan: Black Lockdown Protester Slams Whitmer for Race Comments

Michigan: Black Lockdown Protester Slams Whitmer for Race Comments

Gretchen Whitmer said she "couldn't disagree" that if black protesters "stormed" the capitol they would be killed by police. | Politics

Read full article: Michigan: Black Lockdown Protester Slams...→
Gov. Whitmer Visits Small Businesses Across Detroit

Gov. Whitmer Visits Small Businesses Across Detroit

Gov. Whitmer stopped by Source Booksellers, Cass Corridog, Tou & Mai, Good Times on the Ave., and City Bird to listen and talk with the owners about how her ad [...]

Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Visits Small Businesses Acr...→
Whitmer feels heat from Detroit paper over coronavirus: She 'must answer for nursing home policy'

Whitmer feels heat from Detroit paper over coronavirus: She 'must answer for nursing home policy'

One of the Michigan’s largest newspapers took aim on Wednesday at Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for her executive order during the early days of the coronav [...]

Read full article: Whitmer feels heat from Detroit paper ov...→
Cocktails-to-go bills headed to Whitmer's desk

Cocktails-to-go bills headed to Whitmer's desk

The bar and restaurant industry, hit hard by the coronavirus crisis, could get a boost thanks to a package of bills that would allow them...

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Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks For Delay Due To Covid-19

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking an appeals court to keep gyms closed ahead of their planned Thursday re-opening.

Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks...→
State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

A Michigan state senator believes Gov. Gretchen Whitmer "cold-blooded killed" nursing home patients with her coronavirus policy. | Politics

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Life Time to open all Detroit-area locations amid state's ongoing gym reopening battle

Life Time to open all Detroit-area locations amid state's ongoing gym reopening battle

(WXYZ) — Life Time gym announced Monday that it's opening all seven Detroit-area locations on Friday, June 26. This comes amid an ongoing battle between Gov. G [...]

Read full article: Life Time to open all Detroit-area locat...→
Watch Live: Hairstylists Cited During Michigan 'Operation Haircut' Speak Out Against Gov. Whitmer

Watch Live: Hairstylists Cited During Michigan 'Operation Haircut' Speak Out Against Gov. Whitmer

Hairstylists and barbers cited during the recent "Operation Haircut" in Michigan are holding a press conference on Monday.

Read full article: Watch Live: Hairstylists Cited During Mi...→
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Whitmer to Laid Off Healthcare Worker: 'Can I Buy Ya a Hot Dog?'

Whitmer to Laid Off Healthcare Worker: 'Can I Buy Ya a Hot Dog?'

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer stopped at a Detroit restaurant for a photo op on Thursday and got served a cold dose of reality. | Politics

Read full article: Whitmer to Laid Off Healthcare Worker: '...→
Gov. Whitmer extends protections at grocery stores, including masks required through July 15

Gov. Whitmer extends protections at grocery stores, including masks required through July 15

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended a current executive order for consumer and employee protections at Michigan grocery stores.

Read full article: Gov. Whitmer extends protections at groc...→
Gretchen Whitmer: Attempts to Limit Power 'Irresponsible, Dangerous, and Foolish'

Gretchen Whitmer: Attempts to Limit Power 'Irresponsible, Dangerous, and Foolish'

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lashed out and claimed any attempts to limit her power are "irresponsible, dangerous, and foolish." | Politics

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Whitmer: Trying to strip away governor's powers during COVID-19 pandemic is 'irresponsible, foolish'

Whitmer: Trying to strip away governor's powers during COVID-19 pandemic is 'irresponsible, foolish'

Governor Gretchen Whitmer criticized legislators who have made fighting COVID-19 a "political issue" during a press conference Wednesday.

Read full article: Whitmer: Trying to strip away governor's...→
Whitmer announces next steps for Michigan schools to reopen in the fall

Whitmer announces next steps for Michigan schools to reopen in the fall

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the next steps for schools to reopen in the fall, and said schools may resume in-person learning as part of phase 4 of [...]

Read full article: Whitmer announces next steps for Michiga...→
Whitmer extends executive order permitting early refills, relaxing regulatory limitations on pharmacies

Whitmer extends executive order permitting early refills, relaxing regulatory limitations on pharmacies

(WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's office announced Tuesday an executive order extension that will give pharmacists increased operational capacity and expands ac [...]

Read full article: Whitmer extends executive order permitti...→
Whitmer writes letter to Trump requesting federal disaster declaration over flooding

Whitmer writes letter to Trump requesting federal disaster declaration over flooding

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting a major disaster declaration for the mid-Michigan flooding that hit Arena [...]

Read full article: Whitmer writes letter to Trump requestin...→
Gov. Whitmer Lifts Ban On K-12 School Sports Activities, Overnight Summer Camps

Gov. Whitmer Lifts Ban On K-12 School Sports Activities, Overnight Summer Camps

Governor Whitmer signed an executive order Friday which lifts restrictions on overnight residential, travel and troop camps beginning June 15.  

Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Lifts Ban On K-12 School Sp...→
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Governor Whitmer extends eviction moratorium until June 30

Governor Whitmer extends eviction moratorium until June 30

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed an Executive Order extending the eviction moratorium in Michigan until June 30.

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'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News.

Read full article: 'It's just plain false.' State did not o...→
Whitmer feels heat from Detroit paper over coronavirus: She 'must answer for nursing home policy'

Whitmer feels heat from Detroit paper over coronavirus: She 'must answer for nursing home policy'

One of the Michigan’s largest newspapers took aim on Wednesday at Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for her executive order during the early days of the coronav [...]

Read full article: Whitmer feels heat from Detroit paper ov...→
Michigan Legislature OKs Cocktails To Go To Boost Businesses

Michigan Legislature OKs Cocktails To Go To Boost Businesses

People could order cocktails for pickup or delivery from Michigan bars and restaurants through 2025 under a bill that won final approval Wednesday and is expec [...]

Read full article: Michigan Legislature OKs Cocktails To Go...→
Michigan Legislature OKs lifting new July 1 budget deadline

Michigan Legislature OKs lifting new July 1 budget deadline

The Michigan Legislature on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill to lift a new July 1 deadline by which it is supposed to send a budget to Gov. Gretchen Whitm [...]

Read full article: Michigan Legislature OKs lifting new Jul...→

Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks For Delay Due To Covid-19

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking an appeals court to keep gyms closed ahead of their planned Thursday re-opening.

Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks...→
Whitmer to 'Very Seriously' Consider Trying to Prevent Trump Rally in MI

Whitmer to 'Very Seriously' Consider Trying to Prevent Trump Rally in MI

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) said recently that she "would think very seriously about" trying to keep Trump from holding a rally in Michigan.

Read full article: Whitmer to 'Very Seriously' Consider Try...→
Life Time to open all Detroit-area locations amid state's ongoing gym reopening battle

Life Time to open all Detroit-area locations amid state's ongoing gym reopening battle

(WXYZ) — Life Time gym announced Monday that it's opening all seven Detroit-area locations on Friday, June 26. This comes amid an ongoing battle between Gov. G [...]

Read full article: Life Time to open all Detroit-area locat...→
Michigan drops lawsuit against barber who reopened in defiance of Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown

Michigan drops lawsuit against barber who reopened in defiance of Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown

The state of Michigan has agreed to drop the lawsuit against a barber who stood in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown and refused to clos [...]

Read full article: Michigan drops lawsuit against barber wh...→
Photo Gallery: Local Nonprofit Celebrates Michigan 2020 Graduates

Photo Gallery: Local Nonprofit Celebrates Michigan 2020 Graduates

A local nonprofit used their innovative spirit to tap Governor Gretchen Whitmer to give a special message during their virtual commencement for 2020 graduates [...]

Read full article: Photo Gallery: Local Nonprofit Celebrate...→
Indoor gyms can reopen in Michigan on June 25 under federal judge's order

Indoor gyms can reopen in Michigan on June 25 under federal judge's order

Indoor gyms in Michigan will be allowed to reopen, after a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against part of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive ord [...]

Read full article: Indoor gyms can reopen in Michigan on Ju...→
77-Yr-Old Barber Wins Again: Whitmer Caves on Attempt to Strip License

77-Yr-Old Barber Wins Again: Whitmer Caves on Attempt to Strip License

A Michigan barber scored another victory when the Whitmer administration gave up in its quest to prevent him from working. | Politics

Read full article: 77-Yr-Old Barber Wins Again: Whitmer Cav...→
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Gov. Whitmer extends protections at grocery stores, including masks required through July 15

Gov. Whitmer extends protections at grocery stores, including masks required through July 15

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended a current executive order for consumer and employee protections at Michigan grocery stores.

Read full article: Gov. Whitmer extends protections at groc...→
Governor Whitmer extends COVID-19 state of emergency until July 16

Governor Whitmer extends COVID-19 state of emergency until July 16

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed an Executive Order extending the COVID-19 state of emergency in the state until July 16.

Read full article: Governor Whitmer extends COVID-19 state ...→
Owosso barber who defied governor's stay-at-home order has licenses reinstated

Owosso barber who defied governor's stay-at-home order has licenses reinstated

Karl Manke, the 77-year-old Owosso barber who received national attention for reopening his barbershop during Governor Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home order, h [...]

Read full article: Owosso barber who defied governor's stay...→
Whitmer: Trying to strip away governor's powers during COVID-19 pandemic is 'irresponsible, foolish'

Whitmer: Trying to strip away governor's powers during COVID-19 pandemic is 'irresponsible, foolish'

Governor Gretchen Whitmer criticized legislators who have made fighting COVID-19 a "political issue" during a press conference Wednesday.

Read full article: Whitmer: Trying to strip away governor's...→
Gov. Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking Juneteenth Celebration Day In Michigan

Gov. Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking Juneteenth Celebration Day In Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring June 19 as Juneteenth Celebration Day in Michigan.

Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking ...→
Whitmer extends executive order permitting early refills, relaxing regulatory limitations on pharmacies

Whitmer extends executive order permitting early refills, relaxing regulatory limitations on pharmacies

(WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's office announced Tuesday an executive order extension that will give pharmacists increased operational capacity and expands ac [...]

Read full article: Whitmer extends executive order permitti...→
Progressive Group Tracks Cell Phones of Anti-Whitmer Michigan Protesters

Progressive Group Tracks Cell Phones of Anti-Whitmer Michigan Protesters

A progressive group recently tracked the cell phones of protesters against Gretchen Whitmer's lockdown orders. | Politics

Read full article: Progressive Group Tracks Cell Phones of ...→
New Procedures for Stylists and Customers as Salons Open Today

New Procedures for Stylists and Customers as Salons Open Today

Today is the day after many months of social distancing and working from home, Michiganders can get long-needed hair cuts. Governor Gretchen Whitmer said that [...]

Read full article: New Procedures for Stylists and Customer...→
Gov. Whitmer Lifts Ban On K-12 School Sports Activities, Overnight Summer Camps

Gov. Whitmer Lifts Ban On K-12 School Sports Activities, Overnight Summer Camps

Governor Whitmer signed an executive order Friday which lifts restrictions on overnight residential, travel and troop camps beginning June 15.  

Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Lifts Ban On K-12 School Sp...→
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Gov. Whitmer Visits Small Businesses Across Detroit

Gov. Whitmer Visits Small Businesses Across Detroit

Gov. Whitmer stopped by Source Booksellers, Cass Corridog, Tou & Mai, Good Times on the Ave., and City Bird to listen and talk with the owners about how her ad [...]

Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Visits Small Businesses Acr...→
Governor Whitmer says she will extend moratorium on evictions that expires at midnight

Governor Whitmer says she will extend moratorium on evictions that expires at midnight

A moratorium on evictions first went into effect in March and has been extended during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read full article: Governor Whitmer says she will extend mo...→
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Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Wednesday, which extends a previous executive order temporarily allowing e-signatures on official documents [...]

Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Ena...→
Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

In an interview with 7 Action News, Governor Gretchen Whitmer said the state is concerned about recent outbreaks of COVID-19 in Michigan.

Read full article: Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps...→
Cocktails-to-go bills headed to Whitmer's desk

Cocktails-to-go bills headed to Whitmer's desk

The bar and restaurant industry, hit hard by the coronavirus crisis, could get a boost thanks to a package of bills that would allow them...

Read full article: Cocktails-to-go bills headed to Whitmer'...→
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Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

(WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in an interview with WWJ Tuesday said that the state won't be moving into phase 5 of the reopening plan as she had hoped.... Whi [...]

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Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

During Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's June 17 press conference providing updates on the state's response to COVID-19, Whitmer said she hoped to move the state into Ph [...]

Read full article: Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of G...→
State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

A Michigan state senator believes Gov. Gretchen Whitmer "cold-blooded killed" nursing home patients with her coronavirus policy. | Politics

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Whitmer says she would 'seriously' consider banning Trump from holding a Michigan rally due to coronavirus concerns

Whitmer says she would 'seriously' consider banning Trump from holding a Michigan rally due to coronavirus concerns

President Donald Trump and his merry band of red cap-wearing, guitar-brandishing, “look he can drink water with one hand!” devotees may face some pushback shou [...]

Read full article: Whitmer says she would 'seriously' consi...→
Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appealed a federal judge's ruling that allows indoor gyms in Michigan to reopen this Thursday.

Read full article: Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing ...→
Watch Live: Hairstylists Cited During Michigan 'Operation Haircut' Speak Out Against Gov. Whitmer

Watch Live: Hairstylists Cited During Michigan 'Operation Haircut' Speak Out Against Gov. Whitmer

Hairstylists and barbers cited during the recent "Operation Haircut" in Michigan are holding a press conference on Monday.

Read full article: Watch Live: Hairstylists Cited During Mi...→
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Whitmer would 'seriously' consider blocking Trump from holding rally in Michigan, report says

Whitmer would 'seriously' consider blocking Trump from holding rally in Michigan, report says

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she would think about blocking President Trump from hosting a rally in the state amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Whitmer would 'seriously' consider block...→
RNC makes 'Whitmer Yacht Club' koozies after Michigan gov’s boat controversy amid lockdown

RNC makes 'Whitmer Yacht Club' koozies after Michigan gov’s boat controversy amid lockdown

The Republican National Committee is now selling “Whitmer Yacht Club” koozies to commemorate the scandal Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faced when her husband namedropp [...]

Read full article: RNC makes 'Whitmer Yacht Club' koozies a...→
Whitmer to Laid Off Healthcare Worker: 'Can I Buy Ya a Hot Dog?'

Whitmer to Laid Off Healthcare Worker: 'Can I Buy Ya a Hot Dog?'

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer stopped at a Detroit restaurant for a photo op on Thursday and got served a cold dose of reality. | Politics

Read full article: Whitmer to Laid Off Healthcare Worker: '...→
Michigan lifts license suspension of barber who butted heads with Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan lifts license suspension of barber who butted heads with Gretchen Whitmer

The state of Michigan has lifted the suspension of a barber’s license, but he still faces a hearing for cutting hair while shops and salons were closed by Gov. [...]

Read full article: Michigan lifts license suspension of bar...→
Anyway, here's Gov. Whitmer slinging coney dogs in Detroit

Anyway, here's Gov. Whitmer slinging coney dogs in Detroit

In Detroit, when it comes to coney dogs, the eternal question is: American or Lafayette? On Thursday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer went with Lafayette. The governor.. [...]

Read full article: Anyway, here's Gov. Whitmer slinging con...→
Gretchen Whitmer: Attempts to Limit Power 'Irresponsible, Dangerous, and Foolish'

Gretchen Whitmer: Attempts to Limit Power 'Irresponsible, Dangerous, and Foolish'

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lashed out and claimed any attempts to limit her power are "irresponsible, dangerous, and foolish." | Politics

Read full article: Gretchen Whitmer: Attempts to Limit Powe...→
Whitmer to extend Michigan's state of emergency amid coronavirus

Whitmer to extend Michigan's state of emergency amid coronavirus

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday she will extend the state’s coronavirus state of emergency, which was set to expire Friday.

Read full article: Whitmer to extend Michigan's state of em...→
Michigan is currently in Phase 4 of her MI Safe Start Plan and the governor is o [...]

Michigan is currently in Phase 4 of her MI Safe Start Plan and the governor is o [...]

Michigan is currently in Phase 4 of her MI Safe Start Plan and the governor is optimistic that schools will be able to conduct in person meetings with safety m [...]

Read full article: Michigan is currently in Phase 4 of her ...→
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Whitmer announces next steps for Michigan schools to reopen in the fall

Whitmer announces next steps for Michigan schools to reopen in the fall

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the next steps for schools to reopen in the fall, and said schools may resume in-person learning as part of phase 4 of [...]

Read full article: Whitmer announces next steps for Michiga...→
LIVE AT 11: Gov. Whitmer providing update on state’s response efforts to COVID-19

LIVE AT 11: Gov. Whitmer providing update on state’s response efforts to COVID-19

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and state Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun are scheduled to provide an up [...]

Read full article: LIVE AT 11: Gov. Whitmer providing updat...→
Michigan Dems Warn Polls Showing Biden Leading Trump not Reliable

Michigan Dems Warn Polls Showing Biden Leading Trump not Reliable

Rep. Debbie Dingell and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are not sold on polls showing former Vice President Joe Biden leading President Trump.

Read full article: Michigan Dems Warn Polls Showing Biden L...→
Whitmer writes letter to Trump requesting federal disaster declaration over flooding

Whitmer writes letter to Trump requesting federal disaster declaration over flooding

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting a major disaster declaration for the mid-Michigan flooding that hit Arena [...]

Read full article: Whitmer writes letter to Trump requestin...→
Michigan: Black Lockdown Protester Slams Whitmer for Race Comments

Michigan: Black Lockdown Protester Slams Whitmer for Race Comments

Gretchen Whitmer said she "couldn't disagree" that if black protesters "stormed" the capitol they would be killed by police. | Politics

Read full article: Michigan: Black Lockdown Protester Slams...→
Michigan lifts restrictions on overnight summer camps beginning Monday

Michigan lifts restrictions on overnight summer camps beginning Monday

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Friday she is lifting restrictions on overnight summer camps starting Monday.

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Governor Whitmer extends eviction moratorium until June 30

Governor Whitmer extends eviction moratorium until June 30

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed an Executive Order extending the eviction moratorium in Michigan until June 30.

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'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News.

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Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Gov. Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enabling Remote Transactions

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Wednesday, which extends a previous executive order temporarily allowing e-signatures on official documents [...]

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Whitmer feels heat from Detroit paper over coronavirus: She 'must answer for nursing home policy'

Whitmer feels heat from Detroit paper over coronavirus: She 'must answer for nursing home policy'

One of the Michigan’s largest newspapers took aim on Wednesday at Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for her executive order during the early days of the coronav [...]

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Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

Whitmer: Michigan may have to take steps backward if there is community spread of COVID-19

In an interview with 7 Action News, Governor Gretchen Whitmer said the state is concerned about recent outbreaks of COVID-19 in Michigan.

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Michigan Legislature OKs Cocktails To Go To Boost Businesses

Michigan Legislature OKs Cocktails To Go To Boost Businesses

People could order cocktails for pickup or delivery from Michigan bars and restaurants through 2025 under a bill that won final approval Wednesday and is expec [...]

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Cocktails-to-go bills headed to Whitmer's desk

Cocktails-to-go bills headed to Whitmer's desk

The bar and restaurant industry, hit hard by the coronavirus crisis, could get a boost thanks to a package of bills that would allow them...

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Michigan Legislature OKs lifting new July 1 budget deadline

Michigan Legislature OKs lifting new July 1 budget deadline

The Michigan Legislature on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill to lift a new July 1 deadline by which it is supposed to send a budget to Gov. Gretchen Whitm [...]

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Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

(WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in an interview with WWJ Tuesday said that the state won't be moving into phase 5 of the reopening plan as she had hoped.... Whi [...]

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Gov. Whitmer Appeals Gym Reopening, Asks For Delay Due To Covid-19

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking an appeals court to keep gyms closed ahead of their planned Thursday re-opening.

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Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

During Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's June 17 press conference providing updates on the state's response to COVID-19, Whitmer said she hoped to move the state into Ph [...]

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State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

State Senator: Gov. Whitmer ‘Cold-Blooded Killed’ Nursing Home Patients

A Michigan state senator believes Gov. Gretchen Whitmer "cold-blooded killed" nursing home patients with her coronavirus policy. | Politics

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Whitmer to 'Very Seriously' Consider Trying to Prevent Trump Rally in MI

Whitmer to 'Very Seriously' Consider Trying to Prevent Trump Rally in MI

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) said recently that she "would think very seriously about" trying to keep Trump from holding a rally in Michigan.

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Whitmer says she would 'seriously' consider banning Trump from holding a Michigan rally due to coronavirus concerns

Whitmer says she would 'seriously' consider banning Trump from holding a Michigan rally due to coronavirus concerns

President Donald Trump and his merry band of red cap-wearing, guitar-brandishing, “look he can drink water with one hand!” devotees may face some pushback shou [...]

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Life Time to open all Detroit-area locations amid state's ongoing gym reopening battle

Life Time to open all Detroit-area locations amid state's ongoing gym reopening battle

(WXYZ) — Life Time gym announced Monday that it's opening all seven Detroit-area locations on Friday, June 26. This comes amid an ongoing battle between Gov. G [...]

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Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Whitmer appeals order allowing Michigan gyms to reopen later this week

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appealed a federal judge's ruling that allows indoor gyms in Michigan to reopen this Thursday.

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Michigan drops lawsuit against barber who reopened in defiance of Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown

Michigan drops lawsuit against barber who reopened in defiance of Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown

The state of Michigan has agreed to drop the lawsuit against a barber who stood in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown and refused to clos [...]

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Watch Live: Hairstylists Cited During Michigan 'Operation Haircut' Speak Out Against Gov. Whitmer

Watch Live: Hairstylists Cited During Michigan 'Operation Haircut' Speak Out Against Gov. Whitmer

Hairstylists and barbers cited during the recent "Operation Haircut" in Michigan are holding a press conference on Monday.

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Photo Gallery: Local Nonprofit Celebrates Michigan 2020 Graduates

Photo Gallery: Local Nonprofit Celebrates Michigan 2020 Graduates

A local nonprofit used their innovative spirit to tap Governor Gretchen Whitmer to give a special message during their virtual commencement for 2020 graduates [...]

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Whitmer would 'seriously' consider blocking Trump from holding rally in Michigan, report says

Whitmer would 'seriously' consider blocking Trump from holding rally in Michigan, report says

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she would think about blocking President Trump from hosting a rally in the state amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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RNC makes 'Whitmer Yacht Club' koozies after Michigan gov’s boat controversy amid lockdown

RNC makes 'Whitmer Yacht Club' koozies after Michigan gov’s boat controversy amid lockdown

The Republican National Committee is now selling “Whitmer Yacht Club” koozies to commemorate the scandal Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faced when her husband namedropp [...]

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Indoor gyms can reopen in Michigan on June 25 under federal judge's order

Indoor gyms can reopen in Michigan on June 25 under federal judge's order

Indoor gyms in Michigan will be allowed to reopen, after a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against part of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive ord [...]

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Whitmer to Laid Off Healthcare Worker: 'Can I Buy Ya a Hot Dog?'

Whitmer to Laid Off Healthcare Worker: 'Can I Buy Ya a Hot Dog?'

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer stopped at a Detroit restaurant for a photo op on Thursday and got served a cold dose of reality. | Politics

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77-Yr-Old Barber Wins Again: Whitmer Caves on Attempt to Strip License

77-Yr-Old Barber Wins Again: Whitmer Caves on Attempt to Strip License

A Michigan barber scored another victory when the Whitmer administration gave up in its quest to prevent him from working. | Politics

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Michigan lifts license suspension of barber who butted heads with Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan lifts license suspension of barber who butted heads with Gretchen Whitmer

The state of Michigan has lifted the suspension of a barber’s license, but he still faces a hearing for cutting hair while shops and salons were closed by Gov. [...]

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Gov. Whitmer extends protections at grocery stores, including masks required through July 15

Gov. Whitmer extends protections at grocery stores, including masks required through July 15

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended a current executive order for consumer and employee protections at Michigan grocery stores.

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Anyway, here's Gov. Whitmer slinging coney dogs in Detroit

Anyway, here's Gov. Whitmer slinging coney dogs in Detroit

In Detroit, when it comes to coney dogs, the eternal question is: American or Lafayette? On Thursday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer went with Lafayette. The governor.. [...]

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Governor Whitmer extends COVID-19 state of emergency until July 16

Governor Whitmer extends COVID-19 state of emergency until July 16

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed an Executive Order extending the COVID-19 state of emergency in the state until July 16.

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Gretchen Whitmer: Attempts to Limit Power 'Irresponsible, Dangerous, and Foolish'

Gretchen Whitmer: Attempts to Limit Power 'Irresponsible, Dangerous, and Foolish'

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lashed out and claimed any attempts to limit her power are "irresponsible, dangerous, and foolish." | Politics

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Owosso barber who defied governor's stay-at-home order has licenses reinstated

Owosso barber who defied governor's stay-at-home order has licenses reinstated

Karl Manke, the 77-year-old Owosso barber who received national attention for reopening his barbershop during Governor Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home order, h [...]

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Whitmer to extend Michigan's state of emergency amid coronavirus

Whitmer to extend Michigan's state of emergency amid coronavirus

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday she will extend the state’s coronavirus state of emergency, which was set to expire Friday.

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Whitmer: Trying to strip away governor's powers during COVID-19 pandemic is 'irresponsible, foolish'

Whitmer: Trying to strip away governor's powers during COVID-19 pandemic is 'irresponsible, foolish'

Governor Gretchen Whitmer criticized legislators who have made fighting COVID-19 a "political issue" during a press conference Wednesday.

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Michigan is currently in Phase 4 of her MI Safe Start Plan and the governor is o [...]

Michigan is currently in Phase 4 of her MI Safe Start Plan and the governor is o [...]

Michigan is currently in Phase 4 of her MI Safe Start Plan and the governor is optimistic that schools will be able to conduct in person meetings with safety m [...]

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Whitmer announces next steps for Michigan schools to reopen in the fall

Whitmer announces next steps for Michigan schools to reopen in the fall

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the next steps for schools to reopen in the fall, and said schools may resume in-person learning as part of phase 4 of [...]

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Gov. Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking Juneteenth Celebration Day In Michigan

Gov. Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking Juneteenth Celebration Day In Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring June 19 as Juneteenth Celebration Day in Michigan.

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LIVE AT 11: Gov. Whitmer providing update on state’s response efforts to COVID-19

LIVE AT 11: Gov. Whitmer providing update on state’s response efforts to COVID-19

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and state Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun are scheduled to provide an up [...]

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Whitmer extends executive order permitting early refills, relaxing regulatory limitations on pharmacies

Whitmer extends executive order permitting early refills, relaxing regulatory limitations on pharmacies

(WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's office announced Tuesday an executive order extension that will give pharmacists increased operational capacity and expands ac [...]

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Michigan Dems Warn Polls Showing Biden Leading Trump not Reliable

Michigan Dems Warn Polls Showing Biden Leading Trump not Reliable

Rep. Debbie Dingell and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are not sold on polls showing former Vice President Joe Biden leading President Trump.

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Progressive Group Tracks Cell Phones of Anti-Whitmer Michigan Protesters

Progressive Group Tracks Cell Phones of Anti-Whitmer Michigan Protesters

A progressive group recently tracked the cell phones of protesters against Gretchen Whitmer's lockdown orders. | Politics

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Whitmer writes letter to Trump requesting federal disaster declaration over flooding

Whitmer writes letter to Trump requesting federal disaster declaration over flooding

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting a major disaster declaration for the mid-Michigan flooding that hit Arena [...]

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New Procedures for Stylists and Customers as Salons Open Today

New Procedures for Stylists and Customers as Salons Open Today

Today is the day after many months of social distancing and working from home, Michiganders can get long-needed hair cuts. Governor Gretchen Whitmer said that [...]

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Michigan: Black Lockdown Protester Slams Whitmer for Race Comments

Michigan: Black Lockdown Protester Slams Whitmer for Race Comments

Gretchen Whitmer said she "couldn't disagree" that if black protesters "stormed" the capitol they would be killed by police. | Politics

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Gov. Whitmer Lifts Ban On K-12 School Sports Activities, Overnight Summer Camps

Gov. Whitmer Lifts Ban On K-12 School Sports Activities, Overnight Summer Camps

Governor Whitmer signed an executive order Friday which lifts restrictions on overnight residential, travel and troop camps beginning June 15.  

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Michigan lifts restrictions on overnight summer camps beginning Monday

Michigan lifts restrictions on overnight summer camps beginning Monday

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Friday she is lifting restrictions on overnight summer camps starting Monday.

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Gov. Whitmer Visits Small Businesses Across Detroit

Gov. Whitmer Visits Small Businesses Across Detroit

Gov. Whitmer stopped by Source Booksellers, Cass Corridog, Tou & Mai, Good Times on the Ave., and City Bird to listen and talk with the owners about how her ad [...]

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Governor Whitmer extends eviction moratorium until June 30

Governor Whitmer extends eviction moratorium until June 30

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed an Executive Order extending the eviction moratorium in Michigan until June 30.

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Governor Whitmer says she will extend moratorium on evictions that expires at midnight

Governor Whitmer says she will extend moratorium on evictions that expires at midnight

A moratorium on evictions first went into effect in March and has been extended during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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