Skip to comments.Gov. Whitmer Faces Backlash After Giving Democratic Firm a Taxpayer Funded Contract for COVID-19 Data
Posted on 04/22/2020 4:22:11 PM PDT by Libloather
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) is under fire again, after a controversy surrounding contracts for consultants hired to run data for the state of Michigan during COVID-19. Gov. Whitmer announced on Monday that a $200,000 no-bid contract would be signed and would allow subcontractors to be hired to help track data surrounding COVID-19, mainly those who have contracted the virus and who they may have interacted with. After Gov. Whitmer announced the contract, Michigans Department of Health and Human Services revealed that the data collection program would be spearheaded and overseen by Great Lakes Community Engagement, which specializes in data and is run by a high-profile Democratic operative in Michigan. The program was set to be co-managed by EveryAction, an operation that is closely allied with NGP VAN, which is essentially the technology bolster for the Democratic Party.
The contracts rollout triggered justified suspicions from GOP lawmakers and operatives, given the stature of NGP VANs work within the Democratic Party; political incentives were certainly present. Indeed, Gov. Whitmer also used NGP VAN in her 2018 gubernatorial election campaign:
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Jugs Whitmer at it again
The contract to do coronavirus tracking that was given to a Democratic-connect firm in west Michigan, and that has caused a stir of political controversy among GOP leadership, was issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services, not her office, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday.
And as soon as she found out about it, “I canceled it,” she said.
In other words she got caught and then “immediately” cancelled.
Backlash? Is that another way of saying a hand slap to a DEM politician?
Why am I thinking of Elena Ceaucsuae?
Another case of when the people suffer the Democrats prosper!
Unofficial, but telling.
and she loves showin em off....
Why do people insist on using the word democratic when its about democrats? Democrats are not democratic. Democrats are kleptocratic.
Sajida Khairallah Talfah Hussein, Saddam’s first wife
$200,000 no-bid contract well almost votes to ensue.
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