Michigan House Passes Bill Prohibiting Sending COVID-19 Patients to Nursing Homes

The Michigan House approved a bill with the stated purpose of better protecting Michigan’s nursing home population from COVID-19.

Senate Bill 956 seeks to prohibit the admission of COVID-19 patients into nursing homes.

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Lawmaker Requests Investigation into COVID-19 Order for Long-Term Care Facilities, State to Provide More Data This Month

A Michigan lawmaker has requested an investigation into Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-84, which forces some nursing homes below an 80 percent capacity to create a unit dedicated to caring for residents with COVID-19.

That order expires after Wednesday.

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Michigan Democrat Accuses Republican Colleague of Sexual Harassment

A Michigan Democrat filed a sexual harassment complaint Tuesday against State Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Township) just a week after he was accused of making “sexist” and “belittling” comments towards a female reporter.

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