Michigan Legislature Repeals Governor’s Emergency Powers ActEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

LANSING, Mich.—The Michigan House of Representatives on July 21 voted in favor of repealing the Emergency Powers Act used by the governor to implement COVID-19 restrictions. The vote follows the approval of the repeal by the state Senate last week and means the law is officially off the books. The House voted 60-48 to repeal the law. The Michigan Senate voted 20-15 to repeal on July 15, two days after the state Board of Canvassers certified that Unlock Michigan, a coalition of state residents, had obtained more than the required 340,000 valid signatures to put a repeal proposition before the voters at the next general election. The legislature’s action to repeal rendered a vote of the people unnecessary. Under Michigan law, if both chambers of the legislature approve a measure put before them by a citizens’ initiative, the governor has no power to veto it and a referendum vote is …Read More

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