(CBS DETROIT) – State unemployment benefits have been extended for an additional six weeks.

This comes after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs off on two bills granting the extension.

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Whitmer originally signed off on an emergency executive order to enforce additional benefits.

Since Michigan’s Supreme Court ruled to strike down her emergency powers, those orders became void.

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