The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners adopted a schedule of civil monetary penalties Wednesday night for violations of public health guidelines, including the stay-in-place order for undergraduate students at the University of Michigan. People who do not follow the rules established by the county can be issued citations ranging from $500 to $1,000, with an option to appeal the charge.
Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden spoke in Detroit with U.S. Senator Gary Peters, D-Mich., to supporters in their cars Friday night: a little more than two weeks before the general election
Amid the partisan brawl brewing over replacing U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Donald Trump is considering potential nominees, and one of them could be a professor at the University of Michigan Law School.
On March 10, while students at the University of Michigan returned from Spring Break, Governor Whitmer declared a state of emergency through an executive order as the first two COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Michigan. Beginning March 13, Whitmer announced a string of executive orders that have continued throughout the fall.
The University of Michigan’s football rivalry with Ohio State University’s spans more than a century. This year, the two teams will not have the opportunity to play after Big Ten presidents and chancellors, including University President Mark Schlissel, announced that the season would be postponed with hopes of assembling a spring schedule.
Mark Bernstein and Shauna Ryder Diggs, both Democratic incumbents and University of Michigan alum, were nominated to defend their seats on the University’s Board of Regents at the Michigan Democratic Convention this weekend. Both have served as regents since 2012.
U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., spoke to nominate Bernstein, while University Regent Denise Ilitch spoke to nominate Ryder Diggs.