Senate, House committees to talk Whitmer student sports ban Feb. 9

LANSING, Mich. — A joint hearing of the Senate Education and Career Readiness Committee and the House Education Committee will be held Tuesday, Feb. 9 at noon to discuss the impact of the Whitmer administration’s cancellation of student athletics.

Sen. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, who chairs the Senate committee, and Rep. Pam Hornberger, who chairs the House committee, have invited Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Elizabeth Hertel and Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun to testify, as well as the Michigan High School Athletic Association and Detroit Public Schools Community District Superintendent Nikolai Vitti, Ed.D.

The committee meeting will take place in the Senate Hearing Room of the Boji Tower, located at 124 W. Allegan St. in Lansing. It will also be streamed live at misenate.viebit.com.

For more information on the Senate committee, visit https://committees.senate.michigan.gov/details?com=EDUCR&sessionId=14.

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