Judge: Whitmer has authority for emergency orders, calls GOP arguments ‘meritless’

A Michigan Court of Claims judge on Thursday ruled in favor of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a case brought by the GOP-led Legislature, who aimed to curb her use of emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens dismissed the suit. In a 25-page opinion, she wrote the governor retains the … Continue reading Judge: Whitmer has authority for emergency orders, calls GOP arguments ‘meritless’