These stories originally appeared on Bridge Magazine and are republished here with permission.
February 18, 2019
LANSING — Michigan Republicans on Thursday thwarted Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plan to overhaul the state’s environmental department.
In a 22-16 party-line vote, the Senate approved a resolution to “disapprove” her executive order to morph the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) into the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE).
Photo by Jim Malewitz courtesy of bridgemi.com
Featured Image: The Gallery of the Governors in the Capitol’s Rotunda, Photo by David Marvin via michigan.gov