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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Dec. 1, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer   On Monday state officials announced a new $10 million grant program aimed at helping some 7,000 small businesses affected by long-term closures mandated by  Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as a result of COVID 19 pandemic. The program

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Nov. 25, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Omnibus A series of selected blogs from the Mackinaw Center   OPINION Less road funding from the road-fixing Governor   By James M. Hohman Michigan residents might be confused about why the state spends less on road funding, even though it

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Nov. 23, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Omnibus A series of selected blogs from the Mackinaw Center   OPINION   A statement from Mackinac Center Policymakers responding to the serious health concerns posed by COVID-19 are still obliged to operate within the bounds of our American system of government. This

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Nov. 19, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   One day after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer set in place new COVID-19 restrictions, Plymouth Canton Community Schools Superintendent Monica Merritt announced that the school district will move to a fully-remote learning environment, effective almost immediately. Merritt said the changes will be effective

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Oct. 3, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   News Release “…all of the people of Michigan will have a voice in the decisions that will impact our state in the years to come.”   In a historic ruling issued Friday (Oct. 2 ), the Michigan Supreme Court unanimously said

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Jun. 4, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   UPDATED   Don Howard Staff Writer While Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s latest executive order allows retailers across Michigan to open their doors this week, downtown business owners in Plymouth faced turmoil amid protests calling for racial equality as they prepare to reopen.

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Jun. 2, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Finally, some light at the end of the dark tunnel that crippled residents and local businesses since mid-March when Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued the first of her many executive orders over concerns about the COVID-19 virus. According to the latest order

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May 14, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Plymouth restaurant and bar owners, the backbone of Plymouth’s commerce, have proven to be a tenacious group – with stamina and determination to stay open – despite the hardship of forced closings due to the coronavirus shutdown. With business severely restricted,

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May 12, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Op-Ed  by Eric Esshaki I took Governor Whitmer to federal court last month. This set the stage for a legal battle between our most basic rights and the Governor’s right to set emergency rules during a crisis. I won, and so

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May 8, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer The Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association (MRLA), a trade group representing over 5,000 Michigan foodservice and lodging establishments, has called on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to end the restaurant dining room closures on May 29, asserting restaurants should

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