Gretchen Whitmer

Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer (D-East Lansing). (Credit/Whitmer)

Whitmer: Delay In Medicaid Expansion Costly For State Of Michigan

Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer says for some, expanding Medicaid is a matter of life and death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

Dems Join Snyder In Push For Vote On Medicaid

State Democrats are putting pressure on Republicans to cut short their summer vacations and come back to work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

Gretchen Whitmer

Democrat Whitmer Won’t Challenge Snyder In 2014

Michigan Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer says she is not running for governor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2013

Rep. Lisa Brown (D-West Bloomfield)

Brown’s Ban From Speaking In The House Leads To Performance Of “The Vagina Monologues”

Whitmer says she’s outraged that the house speaker took away Brown’s freedom of speech because he didn’t like the words being used.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2012


New State Budget Get Mixed Reviews Along Party Lines

There will be no shutdown of state government this year as state lawmakers have put the finishing touches on this year’s budget, about three months ahead of the deadline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

Free College Tuition Plan Presented In Lansing

It’s called “Michigan 20-20” and supporters say the plan would ensure that every high schooler in the state has access to free college tuition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

Free College For All? State Democrats To Unveil Plan

Democratic state lawmakers are are ready to move forward with a proposal to provide free college tuition to anyone in Michigan who needs it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012

Governor Rick Snyder. (File Photo)

Snyder Defends Education Spending Amid Criticism From Democrats

Gov. Snyder contends that he is increasing state support for education but the Senate Democratic leader strongly disagrees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2012

Easing Education Cuts: Deal Or No Deal?

Now that Michigan has a nearly half-billion-dollar budget surplus, the Senate Democratic leader says she expects Republican’s to keep their promise, and put up to $150 million of that money back into education funding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2011

State Senator Hopes To Block School Aid Cuts

A Democratic state Senator says she is pursuing a constitutional amendment to keep Gov. Snyder from dipping into the state’s School Aid Fund to help pay for his proposed business tax credit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2011