FEMA approves Governor Whitmer request for additional $300 Per Week to Unemployed Michiganders
August 27, 2020
LANSING. -- Today, the United States Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) approved the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency's application for funding that would provide an additional $300 per week payment to Michiganders receiving unemployment benefits.
"This is good news for the thousands of Michiganders who are still without work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it's still a short term band aid that falls short of what's needed," said Governor Whitmer. "We need the president, Mitch McConnell, and Congress to put partisanship aside and pass a bipartisan recovery...