"The governor is making the right call today by extending the Stay Home, Stay Safe order. This is a hard time for everyone, and staying home and self-quarantining is certainly a sacrifice, especially for those who are struggling financially. But we're still on the upswing of COVID-19 cases and deaths, with dramatic rises the last few days, and we all need to be doing what we can to combat the virus.
"By extending this order, the governor is making it easier and safer for everyone to stay home. And the state continues to offer expanded unemployment insurance and other associated worker and business protections to address the economic challenges that come with sheltering in place.
"As a voice for all
"Due to a variety of inequitable policy decisions throughout our state and our nation's history,
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The League continues to advocate for Michiganders of color and residents with lower incomes who stand to be impacted the most by COVID-19 and the economic fallout that follows, as well as the vital safety net programs like unemployment and food assistance that are crucial during this crisis. The League's fiscal expertise is also valuable right now to help analyze and advocate for sound state and federal budget decisions, both as state revenues decline and billions of dollars in federal aid come through the