Homeowners, Businesses Urged to Call MISS DIG 811

Homeowners, Businesses Urged to Call MISS DIG 811

Homeowners, Businesses Urged to Call MISS DIG 811 in Advance as Construction and Backyard Projects Resume Contact: Matt Helms 517-284-8300 The Michigan Public Service Commission today asked Michiganders — from homeowners doing backyard projects to businesses engaging...

Governor reopens retail, restaurants, and offices in UP

Governor reopens retail, restaurants, and offices in UP

The COVID-19 Update provides the latest news and resources to help community partners plan, prepare, and respond to the coronavirus outbreak.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmqBtSJEdns https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmqBtSJEdns Latest News Governor Whitmer reopens...

Whitmer Declares State of Emergency for Midland County 

Whitmer Declares State of Emergency for Midland County 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2020 Media Contact: Press@Michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Declares State of Emergency for Midland County   LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency for Midland County after the Edenville...

Whitmer Statement on Unemployment Numbers

Whitmer Statement on Unemployment Numbers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2020 Media Contact: Press@Michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Statement on Unemployment Numbers During the COVID-19 Pandemic Governor highlights urgent need for additional federal assistance   LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor...

More Than 3,500 Oakland County Small Businesses Helped

More Than 3,500 Oakland County Small Businesses Helped

Coulter: More Than 3,500 Oakland County Small Businesses Helped As Nearly $14 Million In Stabilization Grants Awarded ​Pontiac, Michigan – More than 3,500 small businesses seriously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive grants averaging nearly $4,000 from...

MDARD Offers Guidance to U-Pick Operations

MDARD Offers Guidance to U-Pick Operations

MDARD Offers Guidance to U-Pick Operations in Advance of Opening for the Season; Social distancing, wearing masks, enhanced cleaning among protocols Contact: Jennifer Holton 517-284-5724 As warmer weather approaches, so does Michigan’s U-pick season. Farm operations...

Mackinac Bridge Authority asks customers to be patient

Mackinac Bridge Authority asks customers to be patient

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020   CONTACT: James Lake, MDOT Office of Communications, 906-250-0993, LakeJ1@Michigan.gov   As traffic increases and delays...

State Agencies Team Up to Fill Critical Food and Ag Jobs

State Agencies Team Up to Fill Critical Food and Ag Jobs

State Agencies Team Up to Fill Critical Food and Ag Jobs; Employers encouraged to post jobs on MiTalent.org Contact: Mike Murray 517-275-1820 The Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Labor and Economic Opportunity are leading efforts to help...

$30 million Set Aside For Pandemic Impact

$30 million Set Aside For Pandemic Impact

MEDIA ADVISORY - Coulter: $30 million Set Aside For Pandemic Impact On Local Governments Small Business Stabilization Fund Grants $12 Million To 3,000 More Businesses ​Coulter: $30 million set aside for pandemic impact on local governments Small Business Stabilization...

Temp Checks And Mandatory Masks New Normal

Temp Checks And Mandatory Masks New Normal

Temp Checks And Mandatory Masks New Normal As COVID-19 Protocols Aim To Ensure Safety For Visitors And Workers As Oakland County Government Plans Phased Re-Opening County Executive David Coulter said the health monitoring and facial covering requirements are among the...

I-75 single lane closure in Oakland County

I-75 single lane closure in Oakland County

I-75 single lane closure in Oakland County Michigan DOT sent this bulletin at 05/19/2020 09:07 AM EDT I-75: In Oakland County, the right lane of northbound I-75 from Crooks Road to Coolidge Highway will be closed from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. today for guardrail repair. In...

Governor Signs Executive Order Expanding Worker Protections

Governor Signs Executive Order Expanding Worker Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2020 Media Contact: Press@Michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Expanding Worker Protections as Michigan Reengages Sectors of the Economy Governor also calls for the appointment of a new Director of COVID-19 Workplace...

Governor Reopens Retail, Restaurants, and Offices in UP

Governor Reopens Retail, Restaurants, and Offices in UP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2020 Media Contact: Press@Michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Reopens Retail, Restaurants, and Offices in Upper Peninsula, Traverse City Regions Businesses that reopen must adopt workplace safety measures to protect employees, customers...

Governor Announces Process for Reopening of Schools

Governor Announces Process for Reopening of Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2020 Media Contact: press@michigan.gov Governor Whitmer Announces Process to Chart Path for the Safe and Equitable Reopening of Schools Whitmer signs Executive Order to create a Return to Learn Advisory Council LANSING, Mich. — Governor...

Michigan’s COVID-19 Hotline Now Offers Free Counseling

Michigan’s COVID-19 Hotline Now Offers Free Counseling

Michigan's COVID-19 Hotline Now Offers Free, Confidential Emotional Support Counseling FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2020 Contact: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112 LANSING, MICH. Confidential emotional support counseling is now available 24/7 at no cost to Michiganders who...

Governor Whitmer Directs Flags to Remain Lowered

Governor Whitmer Directs Flags to Remain Lowered

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  May 14, 2020 Contact: press@michigan.gov      Governor Whitmer Directs Flags to Remain Lowered for Peace Officers Memorial Day   All flags are currently lowered to honor and mourn those who have lost their lives due to the coronavirus...

Mackinac Bridge Walk Suspended

Mackinac Bridge Walk Suspended

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2020   CONTACT: Kim Nowack, Mackinac Bridge Authority, 906-643-7600   2020 Mackinac Bridge Walk suspended   May 13, 2020...

Virtual Youth Sports Classes

Virtual Youth Sports Classes

Visit our website Make sure to check out Hot Shots Sports' Facebook Page for a Facebook Live Lesson everyday. Facebook Live More classes starting June 1! Check out OrionParks.com for a full listing. Orion Township Parks & Recreation | www.orionparks.com...

Michigan Workers Provided $5.62 Billion in Unemployment

Michigan Workers Provided $5.62 Billion in Unemployment

Michigan Workers Provided $5.62 Billion in Unemployment Benefits Contact: Jason Moon 517-282-0041 The Unemployment Insurance Agency provided an update on unemployment claims related to COVID-19 in Michigan. Since March 15 at the onset of the crisis, 1,717,555...

AG Nessel’s Consumer Alert

AG Nessel’s Consumer Alert

Media Contact: Ryan Jarvi (o) 517-335-7666 (c) 517-599-2746 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 14, 2020 AG Nessel’s Consumer Alert Notifies Michiganders of Simplified Application Process for National Lifeline Program LANSING – Michigan Attorney General...

2020 Mackinac Bridge Walk suspended

2020 Mackinac Bridge Walk suspended

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2020   CONTACT: Kim Nowack, Mackinac Bridge Authority, 906-643-7600   2020 Mackinac Bridge Walk suspended   May 13, 2020 -- Echoing a focus on safety that led it to bar public traffic from the bridge during the Annual...

Michigan DNR: News Digest – Week of May 11, 2020

Michigan DNR: News Digest – Week of May 11, 2020

Share or view as webpage  |  Update preferences News Digest - Week of May 11, 2020 Listen to the Wildtalk podcast in June for a chance to win one of the show's sharp new mugs! Some of the items in this week's news digest reflect the impact of COVID-19 and how the...

Strong Demand Prompts Sale Of County Bonds

Strong Demand Prompts Sale Of County Bonds

Strong Demand Prompts Sale Of County Bonds To Fund Emergency Radio System While Saving Taxpayers Millions Pontiac, Michigan – County Executive David Coulter today announced the sale of series of Oakland County Building Authority Bonds that will fund part of a new...

Oakland County Michigan Works! Launches Virtual Workshops

Oakland County Michigan Works! Launches Virtual Workshops

Oakland County Michigan Works! Launches Virtual Workshops For Those Impacted By COVID-19 And Preparing For A Job Search Waterford, Michigan – Oakland County Michigan Works! is launching a series of virtual workshops for people who have been impacted by the COVID-19...

Road and bridge construction require closing  I-75

Road and bridge construction require closing I-75

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2020   CONTACT: Rob Morosi, MDOT Office of Communications, MorosiR@Michigan.gov   Road and bridge construction require closing I-75 this weekend in Oakland County   Fast facts:             - Bridge beam setting and road...

Governor Extends Order Enhancing Hospital Capacity

Governor Extends Order Enhancing Hospital Capacity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2020 Contact: press@michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Extends Executive Order Enhancing Hospital Capacity, Efficiency     LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-82, extending a prior order...

COVID-19 Update: Governor Whitmer Press Conference

COVID-19 Update: Governor Whitmer Press Conference

The COVID-19 Update provides the latest news and resources to help community partners plan, prepare, and respond to the coronavirus outbreak. Video: May 11 Press Conference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uo4nWf1GMj4 Latest News State issues contracts for managing...

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