Another Michigan ruling goes against Gov Whitmer

Another Michigan ruling goes against Gov Whitmer
Gretchen Whitmer (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – This is a lower court’s ruling upheld on appeal: Whitmer’s 28-day lockdown extension exceeds her legitimate powers.]

Now the appeal of her hand slapping from the Michigan high court has fallen on non-sympathetic ears. From Fox 2 Detroit

The Michigan Supreme Court has rejected Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s appeal for a 28-day extension of her COVID-19 pandemic executive orders.

The state supreme court ruled on Monday that the governor’s request for an extension was denied, upholding the court’s ruling on Friday, Oct. 2 that Whitmer’s COVID-19 executive orders were not valid because the 1945 law where she drew the powers from was invalid. …

Her appeal included a haphazard attempt to try and scare people that their COVID unemployment benefits would lapse. However, the Governor should have recalled that she is just one part of the state government and that she actually has to work with the legislature to get things passed.

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