The Michigan House and Senate extended Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's emergency order powers until April 30 during two sessions April 7 in which legislators took precautions to distance themselves from each other to prevent the spread of  COVID-19.

Gov. Whitmer had recommended the emergency order powers be extended for 70 days, but the legislature approved the 23-day extension instead.

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