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In Case You Were Wondering: New Executive Order Modifies Color Of Youth Work Permits

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On July 27, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two new executive orders, pushing the total for the year to 158.

Among other things, Executive Order No. 157 suspended the use of certain types of colored paper that are required when issuing work permits for youth. The suspended mandate applies to the color of work permits required for minors 16 and under.

The 158 executive orders issued by Gov. Whitmer are far more than have been issued by the two states hit the hardest by COVID-19.

As of July 26, California and New York had the most COVID-19 cases in the country.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has issued 46 executive orders in 2020. It has had 459,195 coronavirus cases.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued 58 executive orders in 2020. It has had 439,885 COVID-19 cases.

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