Attorney General Nessel Commends Gov. Whitmer's Executive Directive

Contact: Kelly Rossman-McKinney 517 373 8060

January 7, 2018

LANSING - Attorney General Dana Nessel praised Governor Whitmer’s swift action today to prohibit discrimination in state government and with state contractors, saying:

“Our Governor is taking swift and decisive steps to make Michigan a model of equal opportunity. I am honored to serve with her and am committed to promoting policies in the Department of Attorney General which ensure equality for all. This action is deeply personal to me and I am grateful that Governor Whitmer has made anti-discrimination one of her top priorities in her first several days in office. This is a step in the right direction and I am hopeful that soon our state laws will also reflect the paradigm of equal protection under the law for all Michiganders.”

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