Detroit News: Michigan Court of Appeals upholds Gov. Whitmer’s emergency actions

Detroit News: Michigan Court of Appeals upholds Gov. Whitmer’s emergency actions. “In a 2-1 decision, the Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s unilateral emergency actions to combat COVID-19, denying a legal challenge brought by the GOP-controlled state Legislature. The court agreed with a state Court of Claims judge in finding the 1945 Emergency Powers of the Governor Act gives Whitmer the ability to declare emergencies and take actions in response without lawmakers’ approval.”

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