WSJM Morning News-9/30/2020

WSJM Morning News-9/30/2020

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In this edition:

  • Governor Gretchen Whitmer is urging all Michiganders to keep up the fight against COVID-19 as the cold weather approaches.
  • The Unlock Michigan campaign will file petition signatures this Friday to put an end to the emergency powers the governor has used during the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • Congressman Fred Upton is pushing for a new coronavirus relief bill to be approved this week.
  • The Healthy Michigan Plan, the state’s expanded Medicaid program created under the Affordable Care Act, has now passed 800,000 enrollees.
  • South Haven’s next city manager will be Kate Hosier. She’s been serving as interim city manager since the departure of Brian Dissette this past summer, and the South Haven City Council voted to hire her on a long-term basis Monday night.
  • The Van Buren County Courts are preparing to resume jury trials.
  • Lakeshore Public Schools has received a donation of 250 masks as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
  • $12 million has been put up by Consumers Energy to help customers pay their energy bills during the pandemic.
  • Legislation from state Senator Kim LaSata that would allow court officers and corrections offers to be added to the Michigan Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Monument is now on its way to the governor for final approval.

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