While it's said to specifically target the above at-risk communities, there is also availability for those in the surrounding areas to get tested whether they are presenting symptoms or not.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued multiple executive orders this week, including one that extends a former order preventing landlords from evicting tenants, and one that resumes overnight camps and K-12 extracurricular activities.
“In the midst of a pandemic, you need to find beautiful things to celebrate,” Lynsey Clayton said. “So, I really want that to be the focus … these kids deserved it — to still be celebrated and have some fun.”
The warrant request involves the review of Stephenson's actions regarding his interactions with Anthony Loggins in December of 2019.
East Lansing City Council discussed the nature of police brutality and the national conversation of defunding the police. Open-air dining areas were approved to open as early as June 11.
City Manager George Lahanas said the city plans to listen to and address all concerns with empathy, compassion and respect and to facilitate open dialogue for staff and the community.
As the event entered late evening, protestors returned to the Capitol steps to display a candlelight vigil to commemorate police brutality victims.
Following the announcement last week that indoor dining areas could reopen at 50% capacity, many in East Lansing took to the open bars Monday night to celebrate a moderate return to normalcy.
This marks some of the first steps of reopening the city following the local state of emergency that Mayor Ruth Beier declared on March 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
To push for change faster, Birdsong and a group of protesters marched to Lansing Mayor Andy Schor’s house and demanded that he make changes or resign.