Michigan News

DNR reduces amenities at state parks, recreation areas and trails

To protect public health, violations of social distancing guidelines may result in misdemeanor fines, penalties To help carry out Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order and further protect public health and safety, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is closing many amenities offered in state parks and […]

Whitmer Expands Unemployment Benefits

Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order today temporarily expanding unemployment benefit eligibility through April 14 in another response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Under the executive order, unemployment benefits are extended to: Workers who have an unanticipated family care responsibility, like child care due to school closures or carrying for […]