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We had the occasion this week on Veterans’ Day to thank Michigan’s veterans of the United States Armed Forces, but a single day of gratitude has never been enough.Read more
Polling is dead.
Republicans’ House majority, on the other hand…
Four days until Election Day, and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson keeps the tally running.
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Watching Gov. Whitmer’s reaction to the Michigan Supreme Court ruling, it’s clear she didn’t watch enough Schoolhouse Rock when she was growing up. Instead of working with the legislature to enact laws, Gov. Whitmer chose to go it alone, building her COVID response on a foundation made of sand.
Election Day is less than 3 weeks away, and everything’s on the line.
This column originally appeared in The Detroit News.
Republicans and Democrats all want safe, healthy communities. We want to beat the coronavirus, and until that day comes, we want to mitigate risks smartly to keep ourselves and loved ones healthy.
We tend to differ — in Lansing — regarding what we believe state government should or shouldn’t do to mitigate those risks. The good news for voters is they get a say Nov. 3.
At the beginning of the pandemic, we encouraged restraint. We commended Governor Whitmer at the time for working to keep our citizens safe and informed. And while we disagree strongly on matters of policy, we fight with ideas, with our words, and our vote.
Nearly everyone in this state, including yours truly and the Michigan Freedom Fund supported the Governor’s initial efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, “flatten the curve,” and get a handle on the situation. Similarly, the state legislature – led by Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and House Speaker Lee Chatfield – repeatedly expressed their willingness and desire to work with the Governor to address this unique challenge.