Statewide Trades Union Endorses Whitmer In Governor's RaceThe union credits her for leading Capitol protests when Republicans enacted right-to-work laws.
Democrat Gretchen Whitmer Files Paperwork To Explore Run For GovernorFormer Senate Democratic leader Gretchen Whitmer has filed paperwork Tuesday to create a committee to look at a run for governor in 2018.
Ex-Lawmaker Whitmer Named Interim Ingham County ProsecutorThe 44-year-old lawyer has been mentioned as a potential future gubernatorial or attorney general candidate.
Whitmer: Delay In Medicaid Expansion Costly For State Of MichiganSenate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer says for some, expanding Medicaid is a matter of life and death.
Dems Join Snyder In Push For Vote On MedicaidState Democrats are putting pressure on Republicans to cut short their summer vacations and come back to work.
Democrat Whitmer Won't Challenge Snyder In 2014Michigan Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer says she is not running for governor.
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.
New State Budget Get Mixed Reviews Along Party LinesThere 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.
Free College Tuition Plan Presented In LansingIt'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.
Free College For All? State Democrats To Unveil PlanDemocratic state lawmakers are are ready to move forward with a proposal to provide free college tuition to anyone in Michigan who needs it.
Snyder Defends Education Spending Amid Criticism From DemocratsGov. Snyder contends that he is increasing state support for education but the Senate Democratic leader strongly disagrees.
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.