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Sen. Dale Zorn

Zorn applauds resignation of DHHS Director Gordon

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn on Friday applauded the resignation of Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon. “Two weeks ago, I called for the resignation of Director Gordon due to the unacceptable COVID-19 vaccination results under his leadership,” said Zorn, R-Ida. “It was an outrage that many small businesses and workers…
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Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey

Shirkey issues statement on delay of signature review by secretary of state

LANSING—Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, issued the following statement regarding the delay in reviewing citizen initiative signatures: “It has been more than 100 days since Unlock Michigan submitted more than 500,000 signatures to the Michigan Bureau of Elections.  To date, not a single signature has been reviewed.  Secretary Benson is derelict in her duties. …
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Sen. Dale Zorn

Zorn amazed at Whitmer’s continued abuse of power

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida, issued the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Department of Health and Human Services announced they are allowing in-person dining at restaurants after Feb. 1 with a 25% capacity limit but keeping high school winter contact sports shut down: “I am still amazed at the governor’s continued…
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Senator Tom Barrett

Whitmer partially heeds Barrett advice on stadium capacity, finally opens indoor dining

‘The governor’s actions may very well be too little and too late’ LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Tom Barrett on Friday thanked Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for partially heeding his request to increase capacity restrictions at large sports venues, although he expressed disappointment that she did not raise the cap higher. “I appreciate the governor’s prompt…
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