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Business groups back House Republicans’ COVID-19 spending plan
Statewide business groups announced their support today for House Republicans’ COVID-19 spending plan that’s a rebuttal to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s $5.6 billion plan unveiled last week.
Whitmer vetoes bills to add multi-state licensure for nurses, psychologists
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed two bills that would have had Michigan join other states in licensing compacts for nurses and psychologists.
Michigan lawmakers advance spending bill with $58M in small business, venue relief
Final passage could come as early as Monday on a $465.1 million state aid package that would provide “survival” grants to ailing small businesses and entertainment venues that were closed or had their operations limited by state orders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
West Michigan businesses seek support from state leaders amid COVID-19 ‘pause’
GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is urging Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and legislative leaders to enact assistance for businesses affected by the most recent state restrictions.
Michigan panel agrees to fast-track online casino gaming, sports betting
LANSING — A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers has agreed to fast-track a series of administrative rules that could launch the state’s internet sports gambling and casino gaming before the end of the month.
West Michigan lawmaker calls for mask requirement as COVID-19 surges
A West Michigan Republican state lawmaker is calling for a state law requiring masks in indoor spaces and crowded outdoor areas as COVID-19 cases surge and strain hospital capacity.