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Whitmer Proposes Unemployment Benefits for Employed Workers

Photo: Bill Pugliano / Getty June 15, 2021 ~ Monday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that she plans to expand the state’s Work Share program, allowing specific employees returning to work to receive a $300 bonus per week. “We’re going to use the federal $300 per week in unemployment benefits to our advantage, so we can…MORE

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Kwame Kilpatrick Delivers Sermon in First Public Event Since Release From Prison

Photo: Monica Morgan / WireImage June 14, 2021 ~ Sunday, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick delivered a sermon at the Historic Little Rock Baptist Church in his first public event since his release from prison. The sermon, based in biblical scripture, was named by Kilpatrick: “It’s Not Time to Die.” “I would like to thank…MORE

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Supreme Court: Board has ‘Legal Duty’ to Verify Unlock Michigan Signatures

Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty LANSING, June 11, 2021 ~ Friday, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled that the Board of State of Canvassers “has a clear legal duty” to certify the Unlock Michigan petition and pass the proposal on to the state Legislature. “We urge the Michigan House and Senate to act promptly to finally…MORE

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Governor Whitmer’s Approval Ratings Drop

Photo: Brittany Greeson for The Washington Post via Getty LANSING, June 10, 2021 ~ Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s approval ratings have fallen after a string of controversies. According to a survey of 600 registered Michigan voters, 50% of participants approved, while 44% said they disapproved of Whitmer’s performance. A similar survey conducted in February found 58%…MORE

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