Whitmer: January 2020 To Be Radon Action MonthYou cannot see, smell or taste radon, and there are no short-term side effects. However, long-term exposure to radon increases the risk of developing lung cancer.
Gov. Whitmer Orders Review Of Inspections After “Green Ooze” DiscoveryWhitmer called the ooze — groundwater contaminated by industrial waste from Electro-Plating Services in Madison Heights — “very concerning.”
Whitmer Vetoes Bill That Would Have Ended Deer Baiting BanAs promised, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed legislation Thursday that would have ended Michigan's ban on using bait to hunt deer or elk, saying the restriction is needed to curb the spread of animal diseases such as chronic wasting disease.
Whitmer Says She’s Working On Alternative Plan For Michigan RoadsIn a year-end roundtable with reporters, Whitmer also said there won't be much money left to spend after she signs a supplemental bill Friday to restore $574 million of the $947 million she vetoed from the budget. The deal to resolve the impasse included reversing some fund shifts she made via a state board.
Ford To Add 3,000 Jobs, Invest $1.45B At Two Detroit-Area PlantsGov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday a decision by Ford Motor Company to expand at two if its key facilities and establish a new vehicle modification center in southeast Michigan, creating more than 3,000 well-paying and skilled trades jobs for Michigan workers.
Here Are The Recent Bills Governor Whitmer Signed Into LawGovernor Whitmer signed five House Bills into law on Thursday. Here's a look at the House Bills.
Governor Whitmer Urges Senate To Move Distracted Driving Bill After It Passes HouseGovernor Gretchen Whitmer applauded the Michigan House of Representatives Wednesday for passing House Bill 4181, sponsored by state Rep. Mari Manoogian (D-Birmingham), with strong bipartisan support.
Michigan Matters: Going One-On-One With Gov. WhitmerGov. Gretchen Whitmer stopped by CBS 62 to appear on Michigan Matters to talk about her first year in office and the opportunities and challenges ahead for her and the state she leads.
Here Are The Bills Governor Whitmer Signed Into Law TodayGovernor Whitmer signed House Bills 5084, 4710 and 4451 into law Wednesday.
Legislature Sends Whitmer Bill To Lift Ban On Deer BaitingMichigan’s Republican-led Legislature has given final approval to a bill that would lift a state ban on using bait to hunt deer, but it faces a veto from Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Whitmer: Delaying Medicaid Work Rules Avoids Wasting MoneyGov. Gretchen Whitmer says delaying implementation of work requirements for enrollees in Michigan’s Medicaid expansion program would prevent the state from potentially wasting at least $1 million.
Gov. Whitmer Announces Statewide FAFSA ChallengeMichigan College Access Network’s annual College Cash Campaign received a major boost with the announcement of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s statewide “Governor’s FAFSA Challenge.”
Here's A Closer Look At Bills Governor Whitmer Signed Into Law TodayGovernor Whitmer signed House Bills 4731, 4485, and 4412, as well as Senate Bills 255 and 530 in to law on Thursday. Here's a closer look at the bills and who they're sponsored by.
Governor Whitmer Takes Vaping Case to the Supreme CourtIn response to last week’s Court of Claims order blocking the Department of Health and Human Services’ emergency rules banning flavored nicotine vaping products, Governor Gretchen Whitmer today filed an application for emergency leave with the Michigan Court of Appeals and asked the Michigan Supreme Court to take the case directly.
MDHHS, Gov. Whitmer Work To Educate Residents About The Effects Of Domestic Violence During October Awareness MonthThe state of Michigan is joining national efforts during October to educate communities about the devastating and lasting trauma domestic violence has on countless individuals and families.