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News from Progress Michigan
October 2, 2020
Contact: Lonnie Scott,
Progress Michigan Responds to MI Supreme Court Emergency Power Decision
MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the Michigan Supreme Court ruling 4-3 against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s emergency powers she has used to keep Michiganders safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Lives have been saved because of the emergency orders Gov. Whitmer has instituted throughout this pandemic. This ruling from Republican activist judges will put lives at risk and is just another nod to the corporate donors who helped bankroll their campaigns to the bench. This is why it’s so important that we elect justices to the Michigan Supreme Court who will protect Michigan families, rather than greedy special interests who are more concerned about making a buck than keeping people alive and healthy.”