Michigan governor signs $106M COVID-19 relief bill

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs a $106 million bill that will provide relief to businesses and fund efforts to fight the economic impacts of the coronavirus. (Dec. 29)

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GRETCHEN WHITMER: Today, this morning before this press conference, I signed a bipartisan supplemental budget that includes $106 million in relief to protect families, frontline workers, and small businesses.

JONEIGH KHALDUN: And two weeks ago, we started vaccinations in Michigan to end this pandemic. And today, we will be reporting that nearly 71,000 people have already been vaccinated in Michigan. So overall, I am optimistic. The end of this pandemic is near. Vaccines are being distributed across the state. And our case numbers are coming down.