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Michigan Barber reopens business despite lockdown order: Gov. Whitmer has 'no concept at all, the damage that she's doing to our state'

Michigan Barber reopens business despite lockdown order: Gov. Whitmer has 'no concept at all, the damage that she's doing to our state'

A Michigan barber, who reopened his shop last week in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown order said on “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday [...] Read full article: Michigan Barber reopens business despite...→

Michigan Barber reopens business despite lockdown order: Gov. Whitmer has 'no concept at all, the damage that she's doing to our state'

Michigan Barber reopens business despite lockdown order: Gov. Whitmer has 'no concept at all, the damage that she's doing to our state'

A Michigan barber, who reopened his shop last week in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown order said on “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday [...] Read full article: Michigan Barber reopens business despite...→

Michigan Governor Extends Lockdown Orders Until Mid June

Michigan Governor Extends Lockdown Orders Until Mid June

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer added another two weeks to her "stay-at-home" executive orders on Friday, extending prohibitions and restrictions intended to sl [...] Read full article: Michigan Governor Extends Lockdown Order...→

Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs order allowing registered voters to cast absentee ballots in primary election during coronavirus

Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs order allowing registered voters to cast absentee ballots in primary election during coronavirus

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed an executive order this week allowing all registered voters to vote absentee in the state’s Aug. 11 primary elections. Read full article: Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs order allo...→

New Jersey shuts down gym that opened during state’s lockdown order

New Jersey shuts down gym that opened during state’s lockdown order

The defiant New Jersey gym that reopened this week in violation of Gov. Phil Murphy's lockdown was shuttered Thursday by the state. Read full article: New Jersey shuts down gym that opened du...→

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

President Trump said he will sign a new executive order encouraging economic development during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Trump executive order aims to suppor...→

Texas Hair Stylist Stands With Michigan Barber Who Reopened Shop Despite Executive Order

A Texas hairstylist traveled to Michigan in support of Karl Manke, a 77-year-old barber who reopened his shop despite Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home orde [...] Read full article: Texas Hair Stylist Stands With Michigan ...→

Pennsylvania Tattoo Parlor Reopens Despite Gov. Wolf's Threats

Pennsylvania Tattoo Parlor Reopens Despite Gov. Wolf's Threats

A Pennsylvania tattoo parlor under the governor's lockdown order has reopened, booking "hundreds" of appointments. Read full article: Pennsylvania Tattoo Parlor Reopens Despi...→

Washington Gov. Inslee retracts order that restaurants keep log of customers when reopening amid coronavirus

Washington Gov. Inslee retracts order that restaurants keep log of customers when reopening amid coronavirus

Washington state has walked back its requirement that restaurants keep a “daily log” of customers when they reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, less than a w [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee retracts order th...→

After arrest, gym owner defies health order and reopens

After arrest, gym owner defies health order and reopens

Lou Uridel vowed to keep the doors open at his Metroflex Gym in Oceanside, north of San Diego. Read full article: After arrest, gym owner defies health or...→

Michigan barber defying Gov. Whitmer’s coronavirus shutdown has license stripped

Michigan barber defying Gov. Whitmer’s coronavirus shutdown has license stripped

A Michigan barber who reopened his shop in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus shutdown orders had his license temporarily stripped Wednesday. Read full article: Michigan barber defying Gov. Whitmer’s c...→

Gov. Walz: MN’s stay-at-home order will expire late Sunday, more businesses can reopen

Gov. Walz: MN’s stay-at-home order will expire late Sunday, more businesses can reopen

Minnesota’s stay-at-home order will expire at the end of the day Sunday and more businesses will be allowed to reopen, Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday. Walz [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz: MN’s stay-at-home order will ...→

Elon Musk's Ultimatum to Tesla Workers: Violate State Lockdown Order or Don't Get Paid

Elon Musk's Ultimatum to Tesla Workers: Violate State Lockdown Order or Don't Get Paid

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is opening his Fremont, California, plant and has reportedly told workers they can choose to violate California's stay-at-home orders or be [...] Read full article: Elon Musk's Ultimatum to Tesla Workers: ...→

Owosso Barber Opens Defying GOV Order

Owosso Barber Opens Defying GOV Order

Manke said he has never seen "such oppression" from a government. The barber said that after two weeks of "sitting around without a penny" from unemployment, h [...] Read full article: Owosso Barber Opens Defying GOV Order...→

Facebook Users Posting Death Threats Against Michigan Gov. Whitmer

Facebook Users Posting Death Threats Against Michigan Gov. Whitmer

Michigan's Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is being targeted with assassination threats from a head of an armed rally planned for Thursday, with members of private Faceb [...] Read full article: Facebook Users Posting Death Threats Aga...→

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

A judge rules a Michigan barber can remain open despite an executive order closing all barbershops, salons, and spas. Read full article: Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain O...→

Gov. Cuomo admits he was wrong to order nursing homes to accept coronavirus patients

Gov. Cuomo admits he was wrong to order nursing homes to accept coronavirus patients

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has finally admitted — tacitly and partially, anyway — the mistake that was state health chief Howard Zucker’s order that nursing homes must [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo admits he was wrong to order ...→

Michigan Judge Rejects State's Order to Shut Down Barber

Michigan Judge Rejects State's Order to Shut Down Barber

After a state judge Thursday rebuffed the attorney general's request to order a barber shop closed, a Michigan barber will be allowed to continue cutting hair, [...] Read full article: Michigan Judge Rejects State's Order to ...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has confirmed she is in talks with Joe Biden’s campaign to become his running mate, as the race to join his ticket reaching an u [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks ...→

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said some businesses and places of worship will be allowed to reopen starting Monday under the state’s phased reopening proces [...] Read full article: Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts re...→

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

The Capri Drive-in Theater in Branch County, Michigan, was packed on Friday evening, as moviegoers flocked in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home [...] Read full article: Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theate...→

A barbershop refused to comply with the coronavirus lockdown for weeks. Now a barber has tested positive for COVID-19

A barbershop refused to comply with the coronavirus lockdown for weeks. Now a barber has tested positive for COVID-19

A barber who was cutting hair in a Kingston, NY shop, in violation of the “New York on Pause” order, has tested positive for COVID-19, the Ulster County health [...] Read full article: A barbershop refused to comply with the ...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Medical professionals and a patient in Michigan have filed a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the battles grow between her and those favorin [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped w...→

Hundreds Protest Stay-At-Home Order Outside Michigan Capitol

Hundreds Protest Stay-At-Home Order Outside Michigan Capitol

A couple hundred people angry over Michigan's coronavirus stay-at-home order were protesting in the rain outside the state Capitol on Thursday. Read full article: Hundreds Protest Stay-At-Home Order Outs...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced he will be extending the state’s peacetime emergency into mid-June. However, the state’s stay-at-home or [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To P...→

New Zealand barber snips away at midnight as nation reopens

The raggedy hairstyles and scruffy beards have been there for all to see on video calls, so barber Conrad Fitz-Gerald decided to reopen his shop at midnight We [...] Read full article: New Zealand barber snips away at midnigh...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Expected To Announce Extension On Emergency Order

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Expected To Announce Extension On Emergency Order

The state’s peacetime emergency was set to expire on May 13. The peacetime emergency gives the governor power to issue executive orders. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Expe...→

Tesla reopens California factory in defiance of Bay Area health order

Tesla reopens California factory in defiance of Bay Area health order

Tesla did not respond Monday to requests for comment, but the Fremont facility’s parking lot was packed Monday and some contract workers told POLITICO they wer [...] Read full article: Tesla reopens California factory in defi...→

Castle Rock restaurant reopens to Mother’s Day crowds in defiance of statewide public health order

Castle Rock restaurant reopens to Mother’s Day crowds in defiance of statewide public health order

Customers packed C&C Coffee and Kitchen on Trail Boss Drive Sunday, filling the restaurant’s tables, its patio and forming a line out the door for dine-in serv [...] Read full article: Castle Rock restaurant reopens to Mother...→

Judge backs Michigan barber in Gretchen Whitmer standoff

Judge backs Michigan barber in Gretchen Whitmer standoff

A judge on Thursday rejected a request to force scissors out of the hands of a defiant Michigan barber during the coronavirus pandemic. The state health depart [...] Read full article: Judge backs Michigan barber in Gretchen ...→

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Before COVID-19, more than 82 percent of last December's MFBI respondents indicated satisfaction with the economy in Michigan. Read full article: Latest Michigan Future Business Index Re...→

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Since her shop was forced to close over two months ago, she's been transforming it to comply with social distancing standards. Read full article: Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reo...→

New Jersey gym reopens in violation of stay-at-home order

New Jersey gym reopens in violation of stay-at-home order

Co-owners Ian Smith and Frank Trumbetti were issued a court summons for violating Governor Phil Murphy's stay-at-home order, but the business remained open thr [...] Read full article: New Jersey gym reopens in violation of s...→

Italy reopens shops, restaurants as 10-week lockdown eases

Italy reopens shops, restaurants as 10-week lockdown eases

"We could wait for a vaccine, but we can’t afford it," the Italian prime minister said of the new easing of the lockdown. Read full article: Italy reopens shops, restaurants as 10-w...→

Defiant Michigan barber is ‘not a hero,’ top state official says

Defiant Michigan barber is ‘not a hero,’ top state official says

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said she wanted 77-year-old Karl Manke “to discontinue his conduct, which we think is aiding and abetting in the spread o [...] Read full article: Defiant Michigan barber is ‘not a hero,’...→

Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governor, facing lawsuit over ‘drastic’ coronavirus lockdown

Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governor, facing lawsuit over ‘drastic’ coronavirus lockdown

Medical professionals and a patient in Michigan have filed a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the battles grow between her and those favorin [...] Read full article: Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governor, fac...→

Michigan AG Blasts 77-Year-Old Barber: 'Not a Hero,' 'Not a Patriot'

Michigan AG Blasts 77-Year-Old Barber: 'Not a Hero,' 'Not a Patriot'

The Michigan Attorney General said 77-year-old Owosso barber Karl Manke is "not a patriot" for ignoring Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's orders. Read full article: Michigan AG Blasts 77-Year-Old Barber: '...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who is charged with overseeing the critical battleground's response to the coronavirus, said the frequent protests overwhelming [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermi...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Facing a lawsuit by state Republicans over her use of emergency powers during the coronavirus outbreak, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer fired back Tuesday, accu [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’...→

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus press briefing has been pushed back to the early afternoon Tuesday as a judge has yet to respond to a request fr [...] Read full article: New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference p...→

Gov. Wolf Threatens 'Consequences' for Counties Defying Lockdown

Gov. Wolf Threatens 'Consequences' for Counties Defying Lockdown

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf outlined a list of potential "consequences" for counties and businesses that refuse to obey his lockdown orders. Read full article: Gov. Wolf Threatens 'Consequences' for C...→

Michigan Governor Extends Lockdown Orders Until Mid June

Michigan Governor Extends Lockdown Orders Until Mid June

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer added another two weeks to her "stay-at-home" executive orders on Friday, extending prohibitions and restrictions intended to sl [...] Read full article: Michigan Governor Extends Lockdown Order...→

Judge backs Michigan barber in Gretchen Whitmer standoff

Judge backs Michigan barber in Gretchen Whitmer standoff

A judge on Thursday rejected a request to force scissors out of the hands of a defiant Michigan barber during the coronavirus pandemic. The state health depart [...] Read full article: Judge backs Michigan barber in Gretchen ...→

New Jersey shuts down gym that opened during state’s lockdown order

New Jersey shuts down gym that opened during state’s lockdown order

The defiant New Jersey gym that reopened this week in violation of Gov. Phil Murphy's lockdown was shuttered Thursday by the state. Read full article: New Jersey shuts down gym that opened du...→

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Since her shop was forced to close over two months ago, she's been transforming it to comply with social distancing standards. Read full article: Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reo...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has confirmed she is in talks with Joe Biden’s campaign to become his running mate, as the race to join his ticket reaching an u [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks ...→

Texas Hair Stylist Stands With Michigan Barber Who Reopened Shop Despite Executive Order

A Texas hairstylist traveled to Michigan in support of Karl Manke, a 77-year-old barber who reopened his shop despite Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home orde [...] Read full article: Texas Hair Stylist Stands With Michigan ...→

New Jersey gym reopens in violation of stay-at-home order

New Jersey gym reopens in violation of stay-at-home order

Co-owners Ian Smith and Frank Trumbetti were issued a court summons for violating Governor Phil Murphy's stay-at-home order, but the business remained open thr [...] Read full article: New Jersey gym reopens in violation of s...→

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said some businesses and places of worship will be allowed to reopen starting Monday under the state’s phased reopening proces [...] Read full article: Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts re...→

Washington Gov. Inslee retracts order that restaurants keep log of customers when reopening amid coronavirus

Washington Gov. Inslee retracts order that restaurants keep log of customers when reopening amid coronavirus

Washington state has walked back its requirement that restaurants keep a “daily log” of customers when they reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, less than a w [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee retracts order th...→

Defiant Michigan barber is ‘not a hero,’ top state official says

Defiant Michigan barber is ‘not a hero,’ top state official says

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said she wanted 77-year-old Karl Manke “to discontinue his conduct, which we think is aiding and abetting in the spread o [...] Read full article: Defiant Michigan barber is ‘not a hero,’...→

A barbershop refused to comply with the coronavirus lockdown for weeks. Now a barber has tested positive for COVID-19

A barbershop refused to comply with the coronavirus lockdown for weeks. Now a barber has tested positive for COVID-19

A barber who was cutting hair in a Kingston, NY shop, in violation of the “New York on Pause” order, has tested positive for COVID-19, the Ulster County health [...] Read full article: A barbershop refused to comply with the ...→

After arrest, gym owner defies health order and reopens

After arrest, gym owner defies health order and reopens

Lou Uridel vowed to keep the doors open at his Metroflex Gym in Oceanside, north of San Diego. Read full article: After arrest, gym owner defies health or...→

Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governor, facing lawsuit over ‘drastic’ coronavirus lockdown

Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governor, facing lawsuit over ‘drastic’ coronavirus lockdown

Medical professionals and a patient in Michigan have filed a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the battles grow between her and those favorin [...] Read full article: Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governor, fac...→

Hundreds Protest Stay-At-Home Order Outside Michigan Capitol

Hundreds Protest Stay-At-Home Order Outside Michigan Capitol

A couple hundred people angry over Michigan's coronavirus stay-at-home order were protesting in the rain outside the state Capitol on Thursday. Read full article: Hundreds Protest Stay-At-Home Order Outs...→

Gov. Walz: MN’s stay-at-home order will expire late Sunday, more businesses can reopen

Gov. Walz: MN’s stay-at-home order will expire late Sunday, more businesses can reopen

Minnesota’s stay-at-home order will expire at the end of the day Sunday and more businesses will be allowed to reopen, Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday. Walz [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz: MN’s stay-at-home order will ...→

Owosso Barber Opens Defying GOV Order

Owosso Barber Opens Defying GOV Order

Manke said he has never seen "such oppression" from a government. The barber said that after two weeks of "sitting around without a penny" from unemployment, h [...] Read full article: Owosso Barber Opens Defying GOV Order...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Facing a lawsuit by state Republicans over her use of emergency powers during the coronavirus outbreak, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer fired back Tuesday, accu [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Expected To Announce Extension On Emergency Order

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Expected To Announce Extension On Emergency Order

The state’s peacetime emergency was set to expire on May 13. The peacetime emergency gives the governor power to issue executive orders. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Expe...→

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

A judge rules a Michigan barber can remain open despite an executive order closing all barbershops, salons, and spas. Read full article: Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain O...→

Gov. Wolf Threatens 'Consequences' for Counties Defying Lockdown

Gov. Wolf Threatens 'Consequences' for Counties Defying Lockdown

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf outlined a list of potential "consequences" for counties and businesses that refuse to obey his lockdown orders. Read full article: Gov. Wolf Threatens 'Consequences' for C...→

Tesla reopens California factory in defiance of Bay Area health order

Tesla reopens California factory in defiance of Bay Area health order

Tesla did not respond Monday to requests for comment, but the Fremont facility’s parking lot was packed Monday and some contract workers told POLITICO they wer [...] Read full article: Tesla reopens California factory in defi...→

Gov. Cuomo admits he was wrong to order nursing homes to accept coronavirus patients

Gov. Cuomo admits he was wrong to order nursing homes to accept coronavirus patients

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has finally admitted — tacitly and partially, anyway — the mistake that was state health chief Howard Zucker’s order that nursing homes must [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo admits he was wrong to order ...→

Michigan Judge Rejects State's Order to Shut Down Barber

Michigan Judge Rejects State's Order to Shut Down Barber

After a state judge Thursday rebuffed the attorney general's request to order a barber shop closed, a Michigan barber will be allowed to continue cutting hair, [...] Read full article: Michigan Judge Rejects State's Order to ...→

Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs order allowing registered voters to cast absentee ballots in primary election during coronavirus

Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs order allowing registered voters to cast absentee ballots in primary election during coronavirus

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed an executive order this week allowing all registered voters to vote absentee in the state’s Aug. 11 primary elections. Read full article: Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs order allo...→

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Before COVID-19, more than 82 percent of last December's MFBI respondents indicated satisfaction with the economy in Michigan. Read full article: Latest Michigan Future Business Index Re...→

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

President Trump said he will sign a new executive order encouraging economic development during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Trump executive order aims to suppor...→

Pennsylvania Tattoo Parlor Reopens Despite Gov. Wolf's Threats

Pennsylvania Tattoo Parlor Reopens Despite Gov. Wolf's Threats

A Pennsylvania tattoo parlor under the governor's lockdown order has reopened, booking "hundreds" of appointments. Read full article: Pennsylvania Tattoo Parlor Reopens Despi...→

Italy reopens shops, restaurants as 10-week lockdown eases

Italy reopens shops, restaurants as 10-week lockdown eases

"We could wait for a vaccine, but we can’t afford it," the Italian prime minister said of the new easing of the lockdown. Read full article: Italy reopens shops, restaurants as 10-w...→

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

The Capri Drive-in Theater in Branch County, Michigan, was packed on Friday evening, as moviegoers flocked in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home [...] Read full article: Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theate...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Medical professionals and a patient in Michigan have filed a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the battles grow between her and those favorin [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped w...→

Michigan barber defying Gov. Whitmer’s coronavirus shutdown has license stripped

Michigan barber defying Gov. Whitmer’s coronavirus shutdown has license stripped

A Michigan barber who reopened his shop in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus shutdown orders had his license temporarily stripped Wednesday. Read full article: Michigan barber defying Gov. Whitmer’s c...→

Michigan AG Blasts 77-Year-Old Barber: 'Not a Hero,' 'Not a Patriot'

Michigan AG Blasts 77-Year-Old Barber: 'Not a Hero,' 'Not a Patriot'

The Michigan Attorney General said 77-year-old Owosso barber Karl Manke is "not a patriot" for ignoring Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's orders. Read full article: Michigan AG Blasts 77-Year-Old Barber: '...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced he will be extending the state’s peacetime emergency into mid-June. However, the state’s stay-at-home or [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To P...→

Elon Musk's Ultimatum to Tesla Workers: Violate State Lockdown Order or Don't Get Paid

Elon Musk's Ultimatum to Tesla Workers: Violate State Lockdown Order or Don't Get Paid

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is opening his Fremont, California, plant and has reportedly told workers they can choose to violate California's stay-at-home orders or be [...] Read full article: Elon Musk's Ultimatum to Tesla Workers: ...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who is charged with overseeing the critical battleground's response to the coronavirus, said the frequent protests overwhelming [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermi...→

New Zealand barber snips away at midnight as nation reopens

The raggedy hairstyles and scruffy beards have been there for all to see on video calls, so barber Conrad Fitz-Gerald decided to reopen his shop at midnight We [...] Read full article: New Zealand barber snips away at midnigh...→

Facebook Users Posting Death Threats Against Michigan Gov. Whitmer

Facebook Users Posting Death Threats Against Michigan Gov. Whitmer

Michigan's Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is being targeted with assassination threats from a head of an armed rally planned for Thursday, with members of private Faceb [...] Read full article: Facebook Users Posting Death Threats Aga...→

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus press briefing has been pushed back to the early afternoon Tuesday as a judge has yet to respond to a request fr [...] Read full article: New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference p...→

Castle Rock restaurant reopens to Mother’s Day crowds in defiance of statewide public health order

Castle Rock restaurant reopens to Mother’s Day crowds in defiance of statewide public health order

Customers packed C&C Coffee and Kitchen on Trail Boss Drive Sunday, filling the restaurant’s tables, its patio and forming a line out the door for dine-in serv [...] Read full article: Castle Rock restaurant reopens to Mother...→

Michigan Governor Extends Lockdown Orders Until Mid June

Michigan Governor Extends Lockdown Orders Until Mid June

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer added another two weeks to her "stay-at-home" executive orders on Friday, extending prohibitions and restrictions intended to sl [...] Read full article: Michigan Governor Extends Lockdown Order...→

Michigan Judge Rejects State's Order to Shut Down Barber

Michigan Judge Rejects State's Order to Shut Down Barber

After a state judge Thursday rebuffed the attorney general's request to order a barber shop closed, a Michigan barber will be allowed to continue cutting hair, [...] Read full article: Michigan Judge Rejects State's Order to ...→

Judge backs Michigan barber in Gretchen Whitmer standoff

Judge backs Michigan barber in Gretchen Whitmer standoff

A judge on Thursday rejected a request to force scissors out of the hands of a defiant Michigan barber during the coronavirus pandemic. The state health depart [...] Read full article: Judge backs Michigan barber in Gretchen ...→

Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs order allowing registered voters to cast absentee ballots in primary election during coronavirus

Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs order allowing registered voters to cast absentee ballots in primary election during coronavirus

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed an executive order this week allowing all registered voters to vote absentee in the state’s Aug. 11 primary elections. Read full article: Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs order allo...→

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Latest Michigan Future Business Index Reveals Only 11 Percent Of Small Biz Leaders Satisfied With Economy

Before COVID-19, more than 82 percent of last December's MFBI respondents indicated satisfaction with the economy in Michigan. Read full article: Latest Michigan Future Business Index Re...→

New Jersey shuts down gym that opened during state’s lockdown order

New Jersey shuts down gym that opened during state’s lockdown order

The defiant New Jersey gym that reopened this week in violation of Gov. Phil Murphy's lockdown was shuttered Thursday by the state. Read full article: New Jersey shuts down gym that opened du...→

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reopen Wednesday In Defiance Of Gov. Wolf's Stay-At-Home Orders

Since her shop was forced to close over two months ago, she's been transforming it to comply with social distancing standards. Read full article: Delaware County Barber Shop Owner To Reo...→

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

President Trump said he will sign a new executive order encouraging economic development during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Trump executive order aims to suppor...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks to become Joe Biden’s VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has confirmed she is in talks with Joe Biden’s campaign to become his running mate, as the race to join his ticket reaching an u [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in talks ...→

Texas Hair Stylist Stands With Michigan Barber Who Reopened Shop Despite Executive Order

A Texas hairstylist traveled to Michigan in support of Karl Manke, a 77-year-old barber who reopened his shop despite Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home orde [...] Read full article: Texas Hair Stylist Stands With Michigan ...→

New Jersey gym reopens in violation of stay-at-home order

New Jersey gym reopens in violation of stay-at-home order

Co-owners Ian Smith and Frank Trumbetti were issued a court summons for violating Governor Phil Murphy's stay-at-home order, but the business remained open thr [...] Read full article: New Jersey gym reopens in violation of s...→

Pennsylvania Tattoo Parlor Reopens Despite Gov. Wolf's Threats

Pennsylvania Tattoo Parlor Reopens Despite Gov. Wolf's Threats

A Pennsylvania tattoo parlor under the governor's lockdown order has reopened, booking "hundreds" of appointments. Read full article: Pennsylvania Tattoo Parlor Reopens Despi...→

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said some businesses and places of worship will be allowed to reopen starting Monday under the state’s phased reopening proces [...] Read full article: Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts re...→

Italy reopens shops, restaurants as 10-week lockdown eases

Italy reopens shops, restaurants as 10-week lockdown eases

"We could wait for a vaccine, but we can’t afford it," the Italian prime minister said of the new easing of the lockdown. Read full article: Italy reopens shops, restaurants as 10-w...→

Washington Gov. Inslee retracts order that restaurants keep log of customers when reopening amid coronavirus

Washington Gov. Inslee retracts order that restaurants keep log of customers when reopening amid coronavirus

Washington state has walked back its requirement that restaurants keep a “daily log” of customers when they reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, less than a w [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee retracts order th...→

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theater, Defying Gov. Whitmer Stay-At-Home Order

The Capri Drive-in Theater in Branch County, Michigan, was packed on Friday evening, as moviegoers flocked in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home [...] Read full article: Moviegoers Pack Michigan Drive-In Theate...→

Defiant Michigan barber is ‘not a hero,’ top state official says

Defiant Michigan barber is ‘not a hero,’ top state official says

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said she wanted 77-year-old Karl Manke “to discontinue his conduct, which we think is aiding and abetting in the spread o [...] Read full article: Defiant Michigan barber is ‘not a hero,’...→

A barbershop refused to comply with the coronavirus lockdown for weeks. Now a barber has tested positive for COVID-19

A barbershop refused to comply with the coronavirus lockdown for weeks. Now a barber has tested positive for COVID-19

A barber who was cutting hair in a Kingston, NY shop, in violation of the “New York on Pause” order, has tested positive for COVID-19, the Ulster County health [...] Read full article: A barbershop refused to comply with the ...→

After arrest, gym owner defies health order and reopens

After arrest, gym owner defies health order and reopens

Lou Uridel vowed to keep the doors open at his Metroflex Gym in Oceanside, north of San Diego. Read full article: After arrest, gym owner defies health or...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped with lawsuit over ‘drastic’ lockdown

Medical professionals and a patient in Michigan have filed a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the battles grow between her and those favorin [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer slapped w...→

Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governor, facing lawsuit over ‘drastic’ coronavirus lockdown

Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governor, facing lawsuit over ‘drastic’ coronavirus lockdown

Medical professionals and a patient in Michigan have filed a lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as the battles grow between her and those favorin [...] Read full article: Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan governor, fac...→

Michigan barber defying Gov. Whitmer’s coronavirus shutdown has license stripped

Michigan barber defying Gov. Whitmer’s coronavirus shutdown has license stripped

A Michigan barber who reopened his shop in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus shutdown orders had his license temporarily stripped Wednesday. Read full article: Michigan barber defying Gov. Whitmer’s c...→

Hundreds Protest Stay-At-Home Order Outside Michigan Capitol

Hundreds Protest Stay-At-Home Order Outside Michigan Capitol

A couple hundred people angry over Michigan's coronavirus stay-at-home order were protesting in the rain outside the state Capitol on Thursday. Read full article: Hundreds Protest Stay-At-Home Order Outs...→

Michigan AG Blasts 77-Year-Old Barber: 'Not a Hero,' 'Not a Patriot'

Michigan AG Blasts 77-Year-Old Barber: 'Not a Hero,' 'Not a Patriot'

The Michigan Attorney General said 77-year-old Owosso barber Karl Manke is "not a patriot" for ignoring Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's orders. Read full article: Michigan AG Blasts 77-Year-Old Barber: '...→

Gov. Walz: MN’s stay-at-home order will expire late Sunday, more businesses can reopen

Gov. Walz: MN’s stay-at-home order will expire late Sunday, more businesses can reopen

Minnesota’s stay-at-home order will expire at the end of the day Sunday and more businesses will be allowed to reopen, Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday. Walz [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz: MN’s stay-at-home order will ...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced he will be extending the state’s peacetime emergency into mid-June. However, the state’s stay-at-home or [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To P...→

Elon Musk's Ultimatum to Tesla Workers: Violate State Lockdown Order or Don't Get Paid

Elon Musk's Ultimatum to Tesla Workers: Violate State Lockdown Order or Don't Get Paid

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is opening his Fremont, California, plant and has reportedly told workers they can choose to violate California's stay-at-home orders or be [...] Read full article: Elon Musk's Ultimatum to Tesla Workers: ...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermine' state's response to COVID-19 crisis

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who is charged with overseeing the critical battleground's response to the coronavirus, said the frequent protests overwhelming [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Protests 'undermi...→

Owosso Barber Opens Defying GOV Order

Owosso Barber Opens Defying GOV Order

Manke said he has never seen "such oppression" from a government. The barber said that after two weeks of "sitting around without a penny" from unemployment, h [...] Read full article: Owosso Barber Opens Defying GOV Order...→

New Zealand barber snips away at midnight as nation reopens

The raggedy hairstyles and scruffy beards have been there for all to see on video calls, so barber Conrad Fitz-Gerald decided to reopen his shop at midnight We [...] Read full article: New Zealand barber snips away at midnigh...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Facing a lawsuit by state Republicans over her use of emergency powers during the coronavirus outbreak, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer fired back Tuesday, accu [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’...→

Facebook Users Posting Death Threats Against Michigan Gov. Whitmer

Facebook Users Posting Death Threats Against Michigan Gov. Whitmer

Michigan's Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is being targeted with assassination threats from a head of an armed rally planned for Thursday, with members of private Faceb [...] Read full article: Facebook Users Posting Death Threats Aga...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Expected To Announce Extension On Emergency Order

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Expected To Announce Extension On Emergency Order

The state’s peacetime emergency was set to expire on May 13. The peacetime emergency gives the governor power to issue executive orders. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Expe...→

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference pushed back following sign-language order

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus press briefing has been pushed back to the early afternoon Tuesday as a judge has yet to respond to a request fr [...] Read full article: New York Gov. Cuomo's press conference p...→

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

A judge rules a Michigan barber can remain open despite an executive order closing all barbershops, salons, and spas. Read full article: Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain O...→

Gov. Wolf Threatens 'Consequences' for Counties Defying Lockdown

Gov. Wolf Threatens 'Consequences' for Counties Defying Lockdown

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf outlined a list of potential "consequences" for counties and businesses that refuse to obey his lockdown orders. Read full article: Gov. Wolf Threatens 'Consequences' for C...→

Tesla reopens California factory in defiance of Bay Area health order

Tesla reopens California factory in defiance of Bay Area health order

Tesla did not respond Monday to requests for comment, but the Fremont facility’s parking lot was packed Monday and some contract workers told POLITICO they wer [...] Read full article: Tesla reopens California factory in defi...→

Gov. Cuomo admits he was wrong to order nursing homes to accept coronavirus patients

Gov. Cuomo admits he was wrong to order nursing homes to accept coronavirus patients

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has finally admitted — tacitly and partially, anyway — the mistake that was state health chief Howard Zucker’s order that nursing homes must [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo admits he was wrong to order ...→

Castle Rock restaurant reopens to Mother’s Day crowds in defiance of statewide public health order

Castle Rock restaurant reopens to Mother’s Day crowds in defiance of statewide public health order

Customers packed C&C Coffee and Kitchen on Trail Boss Drive Sunday, filling the restaurant’s tables, its patio and forming a line out the door for dine-in serv [...] Read full article: Castle Rock restaurant reopens to Mother...→