The administration of President
Whitmer has repeatedly called on Trump to declare a national disaster in connection with the pandemic and did obtain a limited disaster designation for the purposes of accessing federal small business loans. That designation is separate from a major disaster declaration for a stand does not come through
The governor has also criticized the federal government for acting slowly to prepare for the coronavirus, not providing needed supplies, and not providing a national strategy to deal with the pandemic.
A major disaster declaration brings increased federal funding and other forms of assistance.
"Our legal team is working urgently with the
"We now know the shameful fact that while
"It's time for the governor to put aside her partisanship and do what's right for the people of
"This is state emergency management 101," Sachs said in a news release.
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