Late Friday afternoon, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-26 which pushes the deadline for residents to file their taxes from April 15 to July 15, as people deal with financial uncertainty due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
As the Congress and Senate reach an agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus bill amidst the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, we looked at news and government reports to provide a by-the-numbers breakdown of how those funds will be allocated.
During the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order, which lasts until at least April 13, all non-essential workers should stay home unless going to the grocery store, caring for another person, or going to a medical appointment.
It's not the same as walking around and enjoying downtown, but if you use your imagination, you can almost smell the delicious smells coming from the food trucks and hear the laughter of groups of kids as they play in the fountain at Rosa Parks Circle.