MI Attorney General Nessel Will No Longer Enforce Gov. Whitmer’s Executive Orders
Following a decision from the Michigan Supreme Court that said that the law that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used when issuing her executive orders was unconstitutional, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has announced that she will no longer enforce those orders.
While Gov. Whitmer has stated that her executive orders are still valid for twenty-one days following the ruling from the Supreme Court, Nessel's office released the following statement Sunday:
Nessel says that she won't enforce the orders, but still has "fervent hope that people continue to abide by the measures that Governor Whitmer put in place - like wearing face masks, adhering to social distancing requirements, and staying home while sick."
Governor Whitmer called Friday's decision by the Supreme Court "deeply disappointing":