Republican lawmakers have voted to stop a $300 weekly federal supplement that is added to unemployed workers’ benefits in Michigan, though it is expected to be vetoed when it reaches Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
After facing 15 months of capacity restrictions and being hit by the country’s worst surge of coronavirus infections this spring, restaurants, entertainment businesses and other venues can operate at 100% occupancy starting Tuesday.
The Michigan Senate has voted unanimously to allocate nearly $4.4 billion in federal COVID-19 aid to K-12 schools after Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration reached an agreement.
The township board didn’t take any action at either of Monday’s meetings but they did show their support for the planning commission’s recommendation to allow the property owner here to proceed with a formal petition for his planned unit development.