Michigan Governor Whitmer Coronavirus News Conference

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) gave an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. She spoke about the influx of medical supplies to the state by… read more

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) gave an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. She spoke about the influx of medical supplies to the state by way of the federal stockpile and private donations, though stressed the need for more medical staffing. She also discussed the state’s mitigation efforts, a new executive order for nursing homes and long-term care facilities, and the unemployment benefits for those impacted by the virus, and she detailed the state’s coronavirus numbers. While acknowledging a large protest of the state’s social distancing order that was happening outside of the briefing, Governor Whitmer said she knows people are angry, but that “this rally endangered people...and sadly, could prolong the amount of time we have to be in this posture.” close

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Michigan Governor Whitmer Coronavirus News Conference

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Program ID:
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Category:
News Conference
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News Conference
Location:
Lansing, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Apr 15, 2020 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Apr 16, 2020 | 3:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 15, 2020 | 6:51pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 15, 2020 | 10:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2020 | 3:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2020 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 17, 2020 | 12:55am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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