AG Nessel Brings Awareness to Continuing COVID Relief Programs, Warns of Potential New Scams

Michigan Department of Attorney General // February 17, 2021 Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel advises Michigan residents facing financial hardship during the pandemic may be eligible for continued rent and mortgage payment assistance, as well as deferred student loan payments. Nessel also warns that these relief programs may motivate bad actors to think of new ways to attempt to steal personal information and money. “As this nation continues to grapple with the impact of…

Whitmer signs bills setting standards for COVID-19 exposure liability

By Samuel Dodge, mlive.com // October 22, 2020 LANSING, MI – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday signed a slew of bills that replace her recently rescinded COVID-19 executive orders, including a package defining liability in lawsuits. The package outlines liability for businesses, employees and consumers when an individual is exposed to COVID-19. The Republican-sponsored bills provide protections for…

Executive Order 2020-149

EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 2020-149 Temporary safety measures for food-selling establishments and pharmacies and temporary relief from requirements applicable to the renewal of licenses for the food-service industry   Rescission of Executive Order 2020-126 The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease that can result in serious illness or death. It is caused by a new strain…

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…