Rep. Schroeder: Governor’s revised ‘stay home’ order includes some changes helping Oakland County on slow, safe journey to ‘some semblance of normalcy’

Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Oakland County’s Independence Township issued the following statement today: “Oakland County has been devastated by COVID-19, but our community is strong and we will persevere. We will return to some semblance of normalcy by continuing to work together in everyone’s best interests. “The governor’s revised ‘stay home’ order includes some loosened…

Rep. Wozniak: Governor remains compelled to work around Legislature with extended ‘stay home’ order

Directive, with loosened restrictions, extended through May 15 State Rep. Douglas Wozniak, of Shelby Township, today criticized Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s extension of a ‘stay home’ order through May 15 in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. “The governor adopted some of the recommendations the Legislature recently made regarding certain sectors being safe enough to get…

Rep. Afendoulis: It’s a start, but governor’s revised ‘stay home’ order doesn’t go far enough; too many businesses and families will continue to suffer

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids Township today issued a statement following the governor’s revised ‘stay home’ order and the Michigan Legislature’s establishment of the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic: “While the governor’s revised ‘stay home’ order shows that she at least listened to some of the Legislature’s recommendations, she does not…

Rep. Calley appointed to serve on COVID-19 emergency oversight committee

Representative pleased governor listened to legislators, loosened stay-home order State Rep. Julie Calley today was named to a bipartisan oversight committee to review and assess the state’s actions during the coronavirus outbreak. Calley, of Portland, will serve on the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic. In total, the bipartisan committee will include five legislators…

Rep. Wakeman: Governor addresses components of ‘Stay Home’ order amid pressure; advocates for many local priorities

State Rep. Rodney Wakeman, of Saginaw Township, today announced the governor has acted on key Republican proposals and is now allowing the sale of many goods and services, outdoor activities, boating, and traveling freely between residences and properties. In the governor’s updated “Stay Home” order announced today, residents will now be able to purchase many…

Rep. O’Malley: Michigan taking needed step through gradual re-opening

House recommendations within new executive order will protect livelihoods State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, today said general loosening within an extended ‘stay home’ order issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will allow some people in Michigan to resume working while doing so safely in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. But O’Malley also noted…

Rep. Cole: Revised stay-at-home order is good start, more action needed

State Rep. Triston Cole today said the governor moved in the right direction by easing a handful of the restrictions imposed by her stay-at-home order – but she must do more to relieve people of the crushing financial stress her orders have created. Cole, of Mancelona, said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is finally heeding the recommendations…