State Rep. Julie Calley of Portland attends a press conference by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announcing the signing of a bipartisan criminal justice reform package. Rep. Calley’s legislation in the package would end the policy requiring all 17-year-olds to be treated as adults for the purposes of criminal sentencing, even for the most minor offenses.
For the past six months, I have heard from more concerned residents than ever before. They worry about not having a job, about educating their children, about gaining access to a family member in a long-term care facility, about catching up on preventative medical care – and yes, they worry about protecting their loved ones from COVID-19.
State Rep. Julie Calley and other legislators serving on the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic heard testimony today regarding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s ongoing nursing home policy which has put COVID-19 patients under the same roof as healthy residents. Michigan has lost over 2,000 nursing home residents to COVID-19 – over 30 percent of […]