Fund approved for COVID-19 dection through wastewater

Sep 18, 2020
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Testing wastewater can rapidly detect COVID-19 outbreaks on college campuses nursing homes and prisons.

Now the state has a 10-million dollar grant to develop a program testing local wastewater across Michigan.

Whitmer annouces reward plan for frontline workers

Sep 10, 2020
Courtesy Governor Gretchen Whitmer's Facebook Page

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced a new plan to reward frontline workers for staying on the job during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Gary Peters continues Michigan Motorcycle Tour

Sep 3, 2020

U.S. Senator Gary Peters continued his Motorcycle Tour of the state of the state with a Thursday stop in Grand Rapids. He spoke about additional coronavirus pandemic federal aid and PFAS cleanup.

Kent County schools to receives CARES Act funding

Aug 27, 2020
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The Kent County Board of Commissioners is releasing federal CARES Act dollars to Kent County schools for the purchase of safety supplies related to the coronavirus.

Courtesy Twitter

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has been leading the state’s coronavirus response efforts for five months now. At a press conference today (Wednesday), she asked residents not to sign a petition that would strip the Governor’s office of its emergency powers.