Press Releases and State Notices (COVID-19)

September, 2020

Governor Whitmer Reopens Movie Theaters, Strengthens Mask Requirements in Schools - from the Executive Office of the Governor 09/25/20 (Executive Order 2020-183 & Executive Order 2020-185)

Governor Whitmer Signs Order Reopening Gyms and Pools, Permitting Organized Sports With Strict Safety Measures - from the Executive Office of the Governor 09/03/20 (Executive Order 2020-175 & Executive Order 2020-176)

 


 

August, 2020

 

 


 

July, 2020

Governor Whitmer Strengthens Executive Order on Masks - from the Executive Office of the Governor 07/17/20 (Executive Order 2020-153)

Governor Whitmer Takes Swift Action to Save Lives, Signs Executive Order Requiring Mask Use in all Indoor Public Spaces - from the Executive Office of the Governor 07/10/20 (Executive Order 2020-147)

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Closing Indoor Service at Bars Throughout Much of Lower Michigan to Protect Progress Against COVID-19 - from the Executive Office of the Governor 07/01/20 (Executive Order 2020-143)

 


 

June, 2020

Governor Whitmer Extends State of Emergency to Continue Protecting the Health and Safety of Michiganders - from the Executive Office of the Governor 06/18/20 (Executive Order 2020-127)

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Extending Protections for Consumers, Grocery Store Employees - from the Executive Office of the Governor 06/17/20 (Executive Order 2020-126)

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Ensuring Workers' Compensation Eligibility for Frontline COVID-19 Response Workers - from the Executive Office of the Governor 06/17/20 (Executive Order 2020-125)

Governor Whitmer Announces Next Steps for School Reopening in the Fall - from the Executive Office of the Governor 06/17/20 

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Orders Reopening More Regions, Economic Sectors Under MI Safe Start Plan - from the Executive Office of the Governor 06/05/20 (Executive Order 2020-114 & Executive Order 2020-115)

Governor Whitmer Rescinds Safer at Home Order, Moves Michigan to Phase Four of MI Safe Start Plan - from the Executive Office of the Governor 06/01/20 (Executive Order 2020-110)

 


 

May, 2020

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Orders Extending Protections for Consumers, Grocery Store Employees, and Vulnerable Residents - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/29/20 (Executive Order 2020-109 Re-Issue)

Installment Payment Option Available for Monthly and Quarterly Sales, Use, and Withholding Tax Returns Due on June 22, 2020 - from the Michigan Department of Treasury 05/26/20

New Online Dashboard Provides COVID-19 Risk and Trend Data, Helps Inform MI Safe Start Plan - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/26/20 (MIStartMap.Info)

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Expanding COVID-19 Testing Sites - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/26/20 (Executive Order 2020-104)

Governor Whitmer Reopens Auto Dealerships and Retail Businesses by Appointment, Authorizes Nonessential Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Procedures - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/21/20 (Executive Order 2020-96)

Governor Whitmer Takes Action to Continue Protecting Michigan Families, Workers from the Spread of COVID-19 - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/22/20 (Executive Order 2020-100)

Governor Whitmer Statement on Unemployment Numbers During the COVID-19 Pandemic - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/20/20

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Expanding Worker Protections as Michigan Reengages Sectors of the Economy - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/18/20 (Executive Order 2020-91)

Governor Whitmer Announces Process to Chart Path for the Safe and Equitable Reopening of Schools - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/15/20 (Executive Order 2020-88

Penalty and Interest Waived for 31 Days for Monthly and Quarterly Sales, Use, and Withholding - from the Michigan Department of Treasury 05/15/20

Governor Whitmer Details Six Phases of Her MI Safe Start Plan - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/07/20

Governor Whitmer Extends Stay Home, Stay Safe Order, Reopens Manufacturing as Part of her MI Safe Start Plan - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/07/20 (Executive Order 2020-77)

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Expediting Unemployment Benefits for Tens of Thousands of Michiganders - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/06/20 (Executive Order 2020-76)

Peters & Stabenow Call for Efficient Coordinated Contact Tracing to Limit Spread of Coronavirus and Healp Reopen Economy - from the Office of Senator Gary Peters 05/01/20

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order to Re-Open Construction & Real Estate Safely - from the Executive Office of the Governor 05/01/20 (Executive Order 2020-70)

 


 

April, 2020

Governor Whitmer Extends Executive Order Limiting Places of Public Accommodation During the COVID-19 Pandemic - from the Executive Office of the Governor 04/30/20 (Executive Order 2020-69)

Senator Peters Proposes Establishing Federal Grants for Non-Profit & Faith-Based Organizations Providing Resources for Underserved Communities During Public Health Emergencies - from the Office of Senator Gary Peters 04/29/20

Governor Whitmer Imposes Safety Measures to Protect Consumers During the COVID-19 Crisis - from the Executive Office of the Governor 04/26/20 (Executive Order 2020-60)

Governor Whitmer Extends Stay Home, Stay Safe Order, Directs Michiganders to Wear Homemade Masks in Enclosed Public Spaces - from the Executive Office of the Governor 04/24/20 (Executive Order 2020-59)

Treasury Issues Guidance About New Tax Deadlines for Individuals, Businesses - from the Michigan Department of Treasury 04/17/20

Midwest Governors Announce Partnership to Reopen Regional Economy - from the Executive Office of the Governor 04/16/20

Governor Whitmer Extends Executive Order on Places of Public Accommodation - from the Executive Office of the Governor 04/13/20 (Executive Order 2020-43)

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Offering Financial Relief for Bars and Restaurants with On-Premise Liquor Licenses - from the Executive Office of the Governor 04/13/20 (Executive Order 2020-46)

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Expanding COVID-19 Emergency Declaration and Declaring State of Disaster - from the Executive Office of the Governor 04/01/20 (Executive Order 2020-33)

 


 

March, 2020

Governor Whitmer Signs "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order - from the Executive Office of the Governor (Executive Order 2020-21)

Drive-Thru Only at Niles City Hall - from the City of Niles

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Temporarily Closing Hair, Nail, and Tanning Salons, Other Non-Essential Personal-Care Services - from the Executive Office of the Governor (Executive Order 2020-20)

Michiganders Unemployed due to COVID-19 Eligible for Collections Assistance - from the Michigan Department of Treasury 03/20/20

Buchanan City Hall Closed Until April 6 - from the City of Buchanan 03/19/20

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Expanding Capacity for Disaster Relief Child Care Services for Essential Workforce - from the Executive Office of the Governor 03/18/20 (Executive Order 2020-16)

Michigan Dept. of Treasury Waives Penalty and Interest for Monthly Sales, Use, and Withholding Tax Returns Due March 20, 2020  - from the State of Michigan Department of Treasury 03/18/20

Governor Whitmer Orders Temporary Prohibition on Large Assemblages and Events Over 50 People - from the Executive Office of the Governor 03/16/20 (Executive Oder 2020-11)

Governor Whitmer Expands Unemployment Benefits for Michigan Workers - from the Executive Office of the Governor 03/16/20 (Executive Order 2020-10)

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Temporarily Closing Bars, Theaters, Casinos, and Other Public Spaces; Limiting Restaurants to Delivery and Carry-Out Orders - from the Executive Office of the Governor 03/16/20 (Executive Order 2020-9)

Niles City Hall Operations - from the City of Niles 03/13/20

City Prepares for Possible Outbreak of COVID-19 - from the City of Buchanan 03/13/20

Governor Whitmer Announces Statewide Closure of All K-12 School Buildings - from the Michigan Executive Office of the Governor 03/12/20

U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Guidance on Unemployment Insurance Flexibilities During COVID-19 Outbreak - from the U.S. Department of Labor

Interim Recommendations for COVID-19 Community Mitigation Strategies - from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services 03/11/20

City of Niles Prepares for Possible Outbreak of COVID-19 - from the City of Niles 03/11/20

Michigan Announces First Presumptive Positive Cases of COVID-19: Governor Whitmer Declares a State of Emergency to Maximize Efforts to Slow the Spread - from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Michigan Executive Office of the Governor 03/10/20