Modified Stay At Home Michigan Day 51

Another demonstration protesting Governor Whitmer’s stay-at-home order will take place today in Lansing. The protest is organized by the group Michigan United for Liberty. State Police say they’ll be present to maintain safety, and say they will not allow unlawful, threatening, or intimidating behavior. State lawmakers discussed guns at the capitol, but their meeting was zoom bombed by hackers.
State employees will take layoff days to cut the mounting budget deficit.
The Michigan Senate has approved federal funding for child care costs and additional pay for direct care and public safety workers.
The state reports 370 new cases and 40 new deaths. Cases are increasing in west Michigan. 6 percent of those tested are positive.
Bay County has a sudden jump in positive cases.
Police in Bath Twp. are asking Michigan State University students to stop the huge parties of 100 or more so that officers can avoid coming in contact to break up the big gatherings.
The lawyer for Owosso barber Karl Manke says he will appeal the suspension of Manke’s barber license to an administrative law judge. Manke wants to keep cutting hair in defiance of the governor’s orders.
Delta and other airlines are looking into ‘immunity passports’, health records that show a passenger has recovered from COVID 19.
This year’s Mackinac bridge walk is canceled.