From extreme polar weather to a 500 year flood and the pandemic, Michigan’s leader has built a reputation for helping communities through a crisis.
Listen to how these governors first reacted to COVID vs. how they're talking now.
The GOP lawmakers' strategy echoes earlier attempts in some states to curb the powers of Democratic governors. But this round comes with added health and political risk.
Americans don't trust the White House's leadership on coronavirus. They do trust governors like Michigan's Gretchen Whitmer.
A recent poll found that a majority of Americans believe their state governors are responding to the coronavirus crisis more effectively than the national effort led by President Trump.