Our public employees deserve acknowledgement and appreciation for work during pandemic

(Originally Published in the Lansing State Journal) 

Over the past 14 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on hardworking Michiganders and forced our state and nation to take a deeper look at our collective values, priorities, and vision for the future.

At home and in the workplace, we have all been impacted by this deadly virus and have met the challenges that come with school closings, layoffs, social distancing, office closures, remote work and social isolation.

Here in Michigan, it has completely transformed the way we interact with one another, challenged our concept of how government and business should operate... (Read Full Opinion Piece at the Lansing State Journal)