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President Trump grants Governor Whitmer's request for National Guard at 75%

The president decides to only federally fund guard activities at 75%, leaving states with additional costs

LANSING. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued the following statement after President Trump granted her request that he authorize the use of Michigan National Guard forces for COVID-19 response through December 31, 2020. Title 32 authority, which allows director confirmed Monday in a statement. That includes critical door-knocking efforts and collecting responses online, over the phone and by mail.

The latest updates to the bureau's plans are part of efforts to "accelerate the compl...


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