Republican declares ‘I am not Detroit’ in heated COVID-19 oversight hearing

State lawmakers clashed over the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday during a Joint Select Committee meeting. The tensest moment came when Sen. Kim LaSata (R-Bainbridge Twp.) argued areas outside of hardest-hit Southeast Michigan should reopen, despite a continued rise in COVID-19 cases and deaths in many areas in the state. “This pandemic is not … Continue reading Republican declares ‘I am not Detroit’ in heated COVID-19 oversight hearing