Governor DeWine, Attorney General Yost Announce Plans for Meaningful Law Enforcement Reform

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 17, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the following actions and proposed legislative reforms aimed at making meaningful improvements to law enforcement training, transparency, and accountability.   LAW ENFORCEMENT OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD Governor DeWine and Attorney General Yost today…

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Extending Protections for Consumers, Grocery Store Employees 

LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-126, which extends existing safety measures to protect consumers and employees at grocery stores and pharmacies. “Michigan has emerged as a national leader in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is more work to do to protect families from this virus. This executive order will help us continue…

SBA and Treasury Announce New EZ and Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program

U.S. Department Of The Treasury  // June 17, 2020 Washington—Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application implementing the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, signed into law by President Trump on June 5, 2020.  In addition to…

UPDATE: Mass Protest Standard, Office of Law Enforcement Recruitment, PPE Update, GOJO Expansion

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 9, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates in regard to law enforcement reform and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. COMMUNITY-POLICE RELATIONS Governor DeWine announced today the first of several efforts to improve community-police relations in Ohio. “These new efforts are just the start…

Governor Announces Orders To Reopen Certain Facilities

By Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 4, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced the reopening of certain facilities including certain entertainment facilities with health and safety restrictions. “As I’ve said, Ohioans are able to do two things at once. We can continue to limit the spread of COVID-19 while we safely…

Treasury: Installment Payment Option Available for Business Taxpayers Deferring Sales, Use and Withholding Tax Payments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2020 Contact: Ron Leix, Treasury, 517-335-2167 Penalties and Interest Will Be Waived on Installment Balance LANSING, Mich. – Business taxpayers who have deferred paying their Sales, Use and Withholding (SUW) taxes due to the COVID-19 pandemic can now participate in an installment payment option to satisfy their outstanding tax balance, according…

COVID-19 testing overview

Updates from Blue Cross of Michigan Here’s the latest information on COVID-19 testing. There are two types of tests: Molecular (viral test): This test is used to determine if a person is currently infected with COVID-19. It can diagnose individuals early in the course of the disease, which helps prevent its spread. Serological (antibody test):…