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Michigan Republicans offer their ‘roadmap to Michigan’s recovery’

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Posted at 11:56 AM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 11:56:40-04

LANSING, Mich. — With discussion swirling around Lansing and the entire state about when and how restrictions on activities and businesses could be lifted in Michigan, the officer of the speaker of the Michigan House released what was termed a “roadmap to Michigan’s recovery.”

In the release, the roadmap was offered to Governer Whitmer to incorporate in plans for the state’s recovery.

“This proposal contains our suggestions for the best way forward to prioritize public safety and make responsible, scientific decisions to guide Michigan’s comeback,” said Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield in a release.

The release urged the governor to “follow a regional model that uses the latest guidance from health experts and all available data” to lift restrictions, especially in areas where the spread of COVID-19 has been less than other areas of the state.

In comments to FOX 17 sister station WXYZ in Detroit, Chatfield expressed support for the governor’s efforts so far. "No manual was given to the governor or to the Legislature on how to deal with the pandemic and COVID-19," Chatfield said.

Read the House Republican road map to recovery