Rep. Albert supports plan to end governor’s dangerous COVID-19 nursing home policy

State Rep. Thomas Albert today supported a plan to rectify the governor’s fatal error that may have contributed to the COVID-related deaths of at least some of the nearly 2,000 nursing home residents who have died in Michigan. Albert, of Lowell, said the mandate to put COVID-19 patients into long-term care facilities alongside uninfected residents…

Rep. Calley supports plan to end governor’s dangerous COVID-19 nursing home policy

State Rep. Julie Calley today supported a plan to rectify the governor’s fatal error that may have contributed to the COVID-related deaths of at least some of the nearly 2,000 nursing home residents who have died in Michigan. Calley, of Portland, said the mandate to put COVID-19 patients into long-term care facilities alongside uninfected residents…

Rep. Hall votes to protect nursing home residents from avoidable COVID-19 exposure

Legislator: Governor’s ongoing policy is reckless, wrong and jeopardizing lives State Rep. Matt Hall, of Marshall, today helped advance a plan that corrects Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s policy that puts the health of vulnerable senior citizens at risk. Senate Bill 956 would put an end to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s current policy of placing COVID-19 patients into…

Rep. Miller supports plan to protect nursing home residents from avoidable coronavirus exposure

State Rep. Aaron Miller today supported a plan to rectify the governor’s fatal error that contributed to the COVID-related deaths of nearly 2,000 nursing home residents. The mandate to put COVID-19 patients into long-term care facilities alongside uninfected residents was decided by the governor alone, without any legislative input. “What Gov. Whitmer’s nursing home policy…

Rep. VanWoerkom leads Michigan House approval of funding to improve Muskegon County park

Rep. Greg VanWoerkom of Norton Shores today led Michigan House efforts to improve a Muskegon County park and other recreation facilities across the state. The $125,000 in funding to improve the Village of Fruitport’s Pomona Park kayak launch is included in recommendations from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. The recommendations are made to the…

Vaupel supports plan to protect nursing home residents from avoidable coronavirus exposure

State Rep. Hank Vaupel, chair of the House Health Policy Committee, today supported a plan to protect nursing home residents from avoidable coronavirus exposure. Earlier this year, the governor implemented a plan to put COVID-19 patients into long-term care facilities alongside uninfected residents. That plan was made without any legislative input. Soon after, the number…

Rep. Whiteford votes to protect nursing home residents from avoidable coronavirus exposure

State Rep. Mary Whiteford, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, today supported a plan to rectify the governor’s fatal error that undoubtably contributed to the COVID-related deaths of more than 1,947 nursing home residents. The mandate to put COVID-19 patients into long-term care facilities alongside uninfected residents was decided by…

Rep. Cole supports plan to end governor’s dangerous COVID-19 nursing home policy

State Rep. Triston Cole today supported a plan to rectify the governor’s fatal error that undoubtably contributed to the COVID-related deaths of at least some of the nearly 2,000 nursing home residents who have died in Michigan. Cole, of Mancelona, said the mandate to put COVID-19 patients into long-term care facilities alongside uninfected residents was…

Rep. Schroeder: Michigan House approves funding for Clarkston Depot Park project

The Michigan House today approved funding for a Clarkston project that is part of a plan to improve outdoor recreation opportunities across the state, Rep. Andrea Schroeder said. The project is included in recommendations from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. The recommendations are made to the Legislature, which is working to finalize the plan….

Rep. Wendzel supports plan to protect nursing home residents from avoidable coronavirus exposure

State Rep. Pauline Wendzel supported an overwhelmingly bipartisan plan to rectify the governor’s fatal error that contributed to the COVID-related deaths of more than 1,947 nursing home residents. The mandate to put COVID-19 patients into long-term care facilities alongside uninfected residents was decided by the governor alone, without any legislative input. “After passing a bipartisan…