(CBS Detroit) Michigan’s health director Elizabeth Hertel testified before a state senate committee on Thursday about her predecessor’s departure, former director Robert Gordon.

Hertel said she didn’t have any involvement with a termination or separation agreement with a director. She also said the governor and the director might have had a difference of opinion on reopening the economy.

Hertel also says she notified former deputy director Sarah Esty that her position would also be eliminated.

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