GOP lawmakers reject Michigan's virus order; Whitmer unfazed
Last updated 4/30/2020 at 7:29pm
DAVID EGGERT and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature refused Thursday to extend the state's coronavirus emergency declaration and voted to authorize a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's authority and actions to combat the pandemic.
The governor, unfazed, responded with orders stating under one law that an emergency still exists, while declaring a new 28-day state of emergency under another law.
The declarations are important because they are the foundation for Whitmer's stay-at-home measure, which will remain...