Rep. Miller: Michigan workers will continue to suffer under governor’s new order

State Rep. Aaron Miller today said the governor moved in the wrong direction when she put even more restrictions on people and businesses while extending her stay-at-home order until April 30. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered that stores no longer sell what she considers non-essential items and block off those areas so customers cannot access them….

Whiteford calls on DHHS for more COVID-19 transparency

State Rep. Mary Whiteford today sent a letter to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon requesting more detailed information pertaining to personal protection equipment in Michigan hospitals. Whiteford, a registered nurse, said it is imperative that the Legislature be given access to this data in order to make informed decisions that…

Rep. Hernandez: Governor fails to show way forward in COVID-19 response

Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron – chair of the Michigan House Appropriations Committee – today issued a statement on Gov. Whitmer’s extended and expanded ‘stay home’ order related to COVID-19. The governor’s order places more restrictions on stores and other jobs while extending the ‘stay-at-home’ order until April 30: “Our primary mission continues to…

Rep. Lightner: Governor’s new ‘stay home’ order a step in the wrong direction

Common-sense adjustments needed without compromising public health State Rep. Sarah Lightner today said the Governor’s extended and expanded ‘stay home’ executive order is too restrictive, putting more limitations on Michigan job providers and infringing on residents’ constitutional rights. “I don’t envy the position the Governor is in at all, and with that in mind I…

Michigan workers need answers

By State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden The COVID-19 pandemic has caused several challenges and obstacles for people across this state. Despite these difficulties, Michiganders continue to step up to the plate – health care professionals work around the clock with limited supplies, engineers are constructing makeshift hospitals, automakers have begun producing ventilators, and our…

Mueller: Governor puts more people out of work as UIA continues to fail

Stay-at-home order tightens work restrictions, extends to April 30 State Rep. Mike Mueller today expressed his disappointment in the governor’s decision to put even more restrictions on workers and job providers by extending her stay-at-home order through April 30. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered that stores no longer sell what she considers non-essential items and block…

Rep. Albert: Governor wrong to put more restrictions on struggling families, businesses

Common-sense adjustments needed so people can return to work safely State Rep. Thomas Albert today said the governor moved in the wrong direction when she put even more restrictions on Michigan workers while extending her stay-at-home order through April 30. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered that stores no longer sell what she considers non-essential items and…

Rep. Schroeder issues statement on governor’s new COVID-19 ‘stay home’ order

Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Oakland County’s Independence Township today issued a statement on Gov. Whitmer’s extended and expanded ‘stay home’ order related to COVID-19. The order extends through the end of April: “Sadly, everyone in Oakland County likely knows someone who has had or tragically perished from COVID-19. Our top mission – saving lives and…