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May. 3, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer Struggling Plymouth business owners are worried Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s unbridled executive power and refusal to talk or negotiate with the GOP-led legislature may wield the final blow to their already fragile enterprise, suffering since mid-March with the

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Apr. 26, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer Eric Esshaki, a Birmingham Republican running in Michigan’s 11th Congressional District, with a strong desire to challenge U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Rochester Hills, sued Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Elections Director Jonathan Brater,

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Apr. 22, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer Operating on severely limited carry-out business-depending on customer loyalty to survive, Plymouth’s many restaurant and bar owners, like others in the state, has strictly followed the governor’s Executive Order since March 16, trying to sustain and uphold

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Apr. 19, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer The owner of a family run business with six locations in Metro Detroit, including Plymouth Township, has joined other named plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit filed last week in the United States District Court for the Western

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Apr. 18, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer With Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stepped-up safety protocols comes swirling controversy over interpretation of what is reasonable and fair and how to protect COVID-19 patients and hospital staff members. The Governor, who has been widely criticized for what

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Apr. 16, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer In a letter dated April 15, Plymouth Township declared professional landscaping an “essential function of township government.” Supervisor Kurt Heise posted notice on the township website and instructed Police Chief Tom Tiderington that landscaping services would be

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Apr. 14, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer Late Monday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order to grant financial assistance to struggling Michigan bar and restaurant owners suffering losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The order to provide communities with needed sustenance during the

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Apr. 11, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Don Howard Staff Writer Last Thursday, Gov.Gretchen Whitmer extended her order to close non-essential businesses in the state through April 30. Her latest stay-home order has lawmakers, business owners and residents upset and in various states of confusion as to what

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Mar. 31, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   Gov. Whitmer is soon expected to sign an executive order to close Michigan schools for the remainder of the school year, according to a report published by Bridge Magazine. Details for the plan were obtained by two people familiar with the

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Mar. 20, 2020  PLYMOUTH VOICE. Plymouth Michigan News   In order to provide immediate relief to employees during the Coronavirus Pandemic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed an executive order expanding eligibility for unemployment benefits, starting immediately through April 14. If you are eligible, you can apply online (Michigan.gov/UIA) or by

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