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 restrictions that will allow more people to return to work, and more families to enjoy outdoor activities – without increasing the risk to public health. Her order is not perfect, but it includes some significant steps in the right direction.
“More retailers will be able to open again and able to sell more items. The new guidelines will also help people return to their jobs safely to provide for their families. As chair of the Waterways Caucus and representing the Michigan House’s 43rd District – a portion of Oakland County that is home to nearly 40 inland lakes – I am pleased the governor has lifted restrictions and will now allow motorboat activity in Michigan. We have earned our ‘Great Lakes State’ moniker for a reason — waterways are an essential part of our way of life.”
By Rep. Andrea Schroeder It’s hard enough for teenagers to deal with stress and anxiety during ‘normal’ times. It’s even more difficult as they continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. As kids across Oakland County and Michigan return to school – some going in-person for the first time since March 2020 – I’m thankful […]
Rep. Andrea Schroeder today said the state’s unemployment agency must make dramatic improvements – and be subject to more oversight – in the wake of continued service failures during the COVID-19 pandemic.