State Orders Virus Testing For Agricultural And Food Workers
Michigan agricultural workers and those employed at food processing plants are now required to be tested for the COVID-19 virus.
Virus Order Enforcers Are On The Way
“…if the inspections determine major deficiencies in the employer’s COVID-19 preparedness and response plans, citations and penalties up to $7,000 may be issued.”
EPA Says Two Lysol Products Kill COVID-19
Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol’s Disinfectant Max Cover Mist are the first to win government approval as effective against SARS-COV-2, the root virus that creates COVID-19.
Will You Send Your Kids Back To School This Fall?
If fully one-third of Michigan parents do end up keeping their kids from schools as indicated by the survey, that could mean about one half million Michigan K-12 students won’t be attending.
Court Shuts Down Line 5 – Temporarily
An Ingham County Circuit Court judge is ordering the closing pending a full hearing on the safety issues surrounding the oil and gas line next Tuesday.
Unemployment Benefits Problems In Michigan Near Boiling Point
The problems faced by tens of thousands of Michigan residents who are not receiving unemployment benefits and should be are hitting a boiling point.
Governor Whitmer Grilled By Members of Congress
Republican committee members challenged her assertions and reasoning. A lot of the focus was on the decision to allow COVID-19 patients to return to long care facilities throughout the state.
Police Again Forced To Use Tear Gas in Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo’s downtown smelled of tear gas again last night. But violent rioting that swept across the central city Monday night was not repeated last night.
Former MSU President Simon Cleared Of Criminal Charges
Simon was charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor for lying to investigating police about what she knew about Nassar’s criminal behavior.
Spring Freezes Mess Up Fruit And Vegetable Crops
We’ve had two nights of freezing overnight temperatures this week. Coupled with two other freezes in April, it’s been a bad spring for fruit and vegetable producers in Michigan.