Stories tagged: "Lee Chatfield"


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‘Shameful’ Efforts to Impeach Gov. Whitmer Won’t Go to a Vote, Says House Speaker

Despite Republican opposition to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's COVID policies, her handling of the pandemic remains broadly popular.

Republican-led Michigan Legislature's Speaker Lee Chatfield
Michigan Republicans File Lawsuit Against Whitmer Over Coronavirus Orders

Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature launched their lawsuit against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over her handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Armed protesters at the Michigan capitol.
Those Assault Rifle Toting Protesters May Have Gotten Guns Banned From Michigan’s Capitol

After protesters stormed the Michigan Capitol Building with assault weapons, the policy allowing firearms to be openly carried in the capitol are being reevaluated.

Armed protesters at the Michigan capitol.
Protestors Stormed Michigan’s Capitol Again. This Time Legislators Wore Bullet Proof Vests.

A wild, tempestuous protest in Lansing brought rifles, stormed the capitol, threatened Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, and got exactly what they asked for from the Republican-controlled Michigan House.

Republican-led Michigan Legislature's Speaker Lee Chatfield
Whitmer’s Stay-at-Home Order Is Popular and Working. Republicans Want to End It.

Republican leaders in both the Michigan House and Senate have said they will not reauthorize the stay-at-home order that Gov. Whitmer used as a key tool to combat the coronavirus pandemic.