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Whitmer Outlines Priorities for Spending Federal Virus Aid

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has outlined her priorities for spending billions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief aid.

The C.D.C. director says Michigan needs to shut down, not get extra vaccine, to slow its virus outbreak

The remarks rebuff efforts by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to secure an extra supply of vaccine doses as Michigan is seeing a...

Michigan to extend COVID restrictions in offices for six more months

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer made the announcement following a tour of an Ypsilanti vaccine clinic.

Recapping COVID restrictions Gov. Whitmer would like Michiganders to follow for 2 weeks

Last week, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spoke about the alarming rise of COVID-19 cases across the state and asked residents to...

Whitmer Reiterates Demand For Surge In Vaccine Doses Amid Current MI COVID Spike

Amid Michigan facing a new spike in COVID-19 infection rates, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist (D) on Sunday doubled down on their calls for the Biden administration to distribute more doses to hard-hit states like theirs. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Michigan governor's top aide vacations in Florida, despite Whitmer's travel warning

A top aide to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vacationed in Florida after the governor urged residents against traveling amid...
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Michigan governor urges halt of high school classes, youth sports

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer stopped short of ordering restrictions, instead asking for voluntary compliance to slow the spread of Covid-19.
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Michigan’s Virus Cases Are Out of Control, Putting Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a Bind

Ms. Whitmer, a Democrat, locked down her state over the din of protests last year. Now she is trying a different approach, appealing to...
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COVID: Cases, deaths are rising all over the world

By Vanessa Gera | Associated Press WARSAW, Poland — Hospitals in Turkey and Poland are filling up. Pakistan is restricting domestic travel. The U.S. government will send more help to the state with the country’s worst infection increase. The worldwide surge in coronavirus cases and deaths includes even Thailand, which has weathered the pandemic far better than many nations but now struggles to contain COVID-19. The only exceptions to the deteriorating situation are countries that have advanced v...
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Should Michigan Get More Vaccine Doses To Curb Its Current COVID Surge?

As Michigan reels from a deluge of new coronavirus cases, some public health experts are pressing the Biden administration to reconsider its allocation strategy for COVID-19 vaccines, urging the administration to distribute more doses to states that have been particularly hard-hit by the virus in recent weeks.  [Author: Zoë Richards]
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Why Michigan high school sports won't be following Whitmer's two-week pause suggestion

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is suggesting all Michigan youth sports take a two-week break to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The MHSAA is gonna pass
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Whitmer Urges Halt of High School Classes, Youth Sports

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is urging a two-week suspension of in-person high school classes, all youth sports and indoor restaurant dining to address a surge of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.
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LIVE AT 10: Gov. Whitmer to provide first update on COVID-19 in weeks

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is calling on the Biden administration to surge additional vaccines to Michigan.
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Sidney Powell Played Herself With Bold Claim No One Should Believe Her

Navigating the Scylla and Charybdis of defamation and sanctions.
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Whitmer: Vaccinations the key to lifting most business restrictions by summer

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer indicated that the state may be able to lift remaining business restrictions this summer if Michigan's vaccination...
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5 US states account for almost half new COVID infections

By Russ Bynum and Michele R. Smith | Associated Press Nearly half of new coronavirus infections nationwide are in just five states — a situation that is putting pressure on the federal government to consider changing how it distributes vaccines by sending more doses to hot spots. New York, Michigan, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey together reported 44% of the nation’s new COVID-19 infections, or nearly 197,500 new cases, in the latest available seven-day period, according to state health ag...
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Of the 1.7 million people who are fully vaccinated in Michigan, 246 people tested positive for COVID-19

Syringes used to administer a dose of the Pfizer Covid vaccine to Governor Gretchen Whitmer and a group of students sit at a vaccine station at Ford Field during an event to promote and encourage Michigan residents to go and get their vaccines on April 6, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images Out of 1.7 million fully vaccinated people in Michigan, 246 tested positive for COVID-19. That places the breakthrough rate of fully-vaccinated cases at a fraction of a percent. As o...
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer gets first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Ford Field

Eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines expanded this week to all Michiganders 16 and older. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer got her first dose Tuesday...
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Michigan leads US in new COVID cases as Gov. Whitmer takes heat from Republicans

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has come under fire for her leadership by the state's Republican Party as the Wolverine State has...
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Whitmer Gets COVID-19 Vaccine Alongside Teen Daughter

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has gotten her first COVID-19 vaccine shot, touting it as the most effective way to protect people and to return Michigan to normalcy.
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Whitmer Concerned About Florida Travel, Urges Precautions

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says a factor in Michigan’s surging COVID-19 cases is fewer people were infected earlier in the pandemic than in other states.
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Florida, Michigan, and Texas are the next frontiers in the nationwide battle over voting access

A supporter prepares for a Ridin' With Biden event on Oct. 11, 2020, in Plano, Texas LM Otero/AP Republican lawmakers in Florida, Michigan, and Texas are taking up new voting laws. Proposed measures in all three states would add restrictions to mail voting. Recently, GOP governors in Iowa and Georgia signed major election reforms into law. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the aftermath of the 2020 election, Republican-controlled legislatures in key states are undert...
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Whitmer Doubles Michigan's Daily Vaccination Goal to 100,000

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is doubling Michigan’s daily COVID-19 vaccination goal to 100,000 shots.
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A GOP chair called Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer a 'witch.' She says that's throwing 'gas on this fire.'

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pictured on October 16, 2020, in Southfield, Michigan. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer responded being called a witch by Michigan GOP Chairman Ron Weiser, calling the comments "dangerous" and saying people need to "bring down the heat.""It's just really a sad moment in America where people who are leading are treated with such disrespect in this dangerous moment where we've seen threats come to those of use in office and a plot ...
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Michigan voting rights battle looms as Republicans plan to side-step Whitmer veto

Michigan is emerging as the latest battleground in Republicans' nationwide push to restrict voting rights, with GOP officials planning to end-run Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's all-but-certain veto of proposed restrictions and progressives beginning to mobilize to stop them.
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Whitmer Asks White House About Extra Vaccines for Hot Spots

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has asked the White House if it is considering sending additional COVID-19 vaccines to states, including Michigan, that face surging coronavirus cases.
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Michigan Fines Barber Over Capitol Protest, Other Violations

A Michigan barber who defied Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and reopened his shop last spring during the coronavirus pandemic was fined $9,000 for violating licensing rules, including joining a protest where hairstylists cut hair on the Capitol lawn.
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Michigan AG responds to state GOP chair's 'witches' comment

Chairman Ron Weiser told GOP activists that the state's top three Democrats — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson were "witches," urging voters to remove them from office. CNN's Jim Sciutto speaks to Nessel about the remarks.
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Judge Orders 3 to Trial in Plot to Kidnap Michigan Governor

Three men have been ordered to stand trial in a plot to kidnap Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over her coronavirus restrictions.
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Fauci says that Trump's call to 'liberate' Virginia and Michigan during the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic was 'like a punch to the chest'

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington DC on February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb /AFP via Getty Images Fauci said he was taken aback by Trump's calls to reopen states in the early days of the pandemic. "It shocked me because it was such a jolt to what we were trying to do," he said of Trump's efforts. By mid-spring, Trump expressed that the economic health of the US depended on state reopenings. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top expert on in...
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