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Flashpoint 10/4/20: Voter suppression efforts, Beaumont merger plan falls apart and Michigan changes protocols for nursing homes

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DETROIT – Coronavirus moves into the oval office as President Donald Trump and the first lady test positive. As that news spread this week, the State of Michigan worked on changing its protocols for nursing homes during the pandemic. Robert Gordon, director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services talked about the topic Sunday on Flashpoint.

Voter suppression efforts in Michigan have led to felony charges against two right wing operatives. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson joined Flashpoint again and weighed in on the issue.

Meanwhile, the Beaumont merger plan falls apart. Veteran journalist Eric Starkman has been writing about the merger for Deadline Detroit and discussed it.

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson

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Robert Gordon, director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

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Veteran journalist and Deadline Detroit contributing writer, Eric Starkman



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