Michigan recorded its 500,00th COVID-19 case Monday, Whitmer said. At this time, more than 12,000 Michiganders have died from COVID-19 complications.
The Municipality Equality Index focuses on how inclusive municipal laws, policies and services are for LGBTQ+ community members. Specific criteria include: non-discrimination laws, the city as an employer, LGBTQ+ services, law enforcement and the city leadership's position on equality.
In a response statement, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said the lawsuit "is a publicity stunt, not a serious legal pleading."