If all goes according to plan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer hopes to start reopening parts of the state on May 1st. She made the announcement earlier today (Friday) at a tele-town hall with the Detroit Regional Chamber. Personally, this a huge relief and yet, a little scary at the same time.

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According to ABC12, Whitmer did not specifically identify which businesses may be allowed to open but said relaxing stay-home restrictions will come in phases.

I don't think it's a big secret that Whitmer's stay at home order is a tough one. As a matter of fact, one of the toughest from around the country. I agree with some of it, but not all of it. Honestly, it doesn't matter what I think. The only thing that matters is defeating this horrific virus and then moving forward to try and get this state back on track.