Whitmer declares state of disaster over COVID-19, Senate GOP leader opposes 70-day extension

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer formally declared a state of disaster in Michigan on Wednesday and asked the Legislature to OK an extension on the state of emergency.  The governor said the declaration will allow her “administration to respond more effectively to every facet” of the COVID-19 outbreak in Michigan.  As of 3 p.m. Wednesday, the state … Continue reading Whitmer declares state of disaster over COVID-19, Senate GOP leader opposes 70-day extension