The bombshell exploded late Thursday.
An aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo admitted to lawmakers on a video conference call that the state covered up the number of nursing home deaths from COVID-19 in order to avoid prosecution over their disastrous policy.
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The districts where classrooms remain closed are also some of the largest in the state, and consequently have the strongest teachers unions. In Michigan, and around the country, there is a direct correlation to the strength of the unions and decisions around in-person learning. For the most part, unions are against a full return to normal classes as they are focused on protecting the interests of teachers — not the students. The teachers unions are also political backers of Whitmer and Biden.
When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the first COVID-19 lockdown last March, she said, “This is going to be hard, but we’re going to get through this, and we’re going to get through it together.” That is not how Whitmer has governed during the pandemic. She has instead imposed extended lockdowns with increasingly complex and detailed restrictions on business and society, with impacts and costs falling unevenly.
The director of the Michigan State Police has instructed his officers to remove "nonstandard" applications such as the text messaging app Signal from their state phones by Wednesday and to seek authorization before downloading such apps in the future. The new policy, issued Monday by Col. Joseph Gasper, follows a series of articles in the Free Press about use by senior MSP officials of the free-to-the-user app Signal, which can be used to evade the Michigan Freedom of Information Act and legal discovery.