Gov. Whitmer calls a lawsuit by the Republican senate and house challenging her emergency authority a power grab. Her lawyers say the lawsuit adds a constitutional crisis to a public health crisis.
4 west Michigan clinics have sued the state, claiming that health care providers are facing financial ruin, and should be reopened.
Public schools are looking for a possible 25 percent cut in state aid, due to plummeting tax revenues.
MICHIGAN HEALTH OFFICIALS REPORT 90 new DEATHS AND 464 new CASES of COVID 19.
Hospitals tell us they are seeing fewer COVID patients.
At last count there were 14-hundred 22 patients in the hospital with the virus, a decrease of more than 60-percent in the past month. Ohio and Indiana now have more active cases.
But hospitals tell WJR News they have a significant increase in patients suffering severe depression, and suicide attempts.
Healthtrends dot com says Michigan has more tweets than any other state about anxiety and depression.
The Archdiocese of Detroit tells Catholics that mass can resume at churches starting May 19.
The lawyer for Karl Manke, the 77 year old barber in Owosso, says the state will move to lift the barber license for Manke, who has defied the governor’s orders and is still cutting hair at his barbershop.
The latest business to open in defiance of the state order is the Michigan Institute of Athletics, a gym near Brighton.
Not every restaurant business is dying. Pizza stores that do carry-out only have to hire more employees to keep up. Pizza restaurants that do a lot of dine-in business have suffered a big drop.
The Mid American Conference has shortened it’s college basketball tournament.