As riots rage, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer rescinds her lockdown order, readies state to reopen
Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday that she has lifted the state's stay-at-home order allowing many retailers to reopen Thursday and bars and restaurants to reopen to 50% capacity on June 8.
The move, which also eases limits on the number of people permitted to gather outside, comes as protests over George Floyd's death and riots continue to rock cities across the United States.
"We're taking a big step forward today in Michigan," Whitmer said during a news conference, according to the Detroit Free Press, before adding that residents...