Politico: For Gretchen Whitmer, governing no matter the potential political fallout

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With little direction from Washington, the nation’s governors have pulled together a patchwork of mitigation efforts to fight Covid-19. They limited gatherings, ordered masks, closed businesses and encouraged al fresco dining, beer-to-go and prayers at home.

Now, they’re wrestling with what to do about school reopenings at a time when coronavirus cases keep rising. And they are facing huge fiscal challenges as state budgets crater and state economies remain in recession.


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