Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday outlined her policy priorities for the rest of the year, highlighting public health, clean energy, economic health and democracy in her “What’s Next” address prior to the Legislature returning from summer break.
Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Sault Ste. Marie on Monday to congratulate them on receiving additional funding for a new Soo Lock.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with the Latvian president and other Ukrainian allies this week during her visit to Russian neighbor Latvia, her office announced Friday.
After the U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed legislation tackling the semiconductor chips shortage, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer shared her support and called the bipartisan decision “a win for Michigan’s workers, manufacturers, and consumers.”
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, among others, was named on the hit list of prominent government figures written by a suspect charged with the murder of retired Wisconsin judge John Roehmer, 68.
In an effort to offset rising inflation, Gov. Whitmer proposed earlier this month that the state use its surplus tax revenues to send working families $500 rebate checks.
Gov. Whitmer announced earlier this month that Medicaid coverage for mothers in postpartum is now expanding to a 12-month period.
During 2021, Michigan’s economy recovered faster than the national average, at least by one measure.
The governor’s fiscal year 2023 School Aid Fund budget recommendation would invest $361 million for school-based mental health services.