Whitmer: Use $1.4B To Expand Health Access, Build FacilitiesGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Sept. 14 proposed spending $1.4 billion in federal pandemic funding to expand health care and infrastructure, including to bolster access to mental health services, replace state psychiatric hospitals and build a new public health lab.
Whitmer To OK Letting Drunken Drivers Try To Clear RecordMichigan legislators voted Aug. 17 to let an estimated 200,000 one-time drunken drivers seek to set aside their conviction, finalizing expungement bills that will be signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Whitmer: Spend $75M Of Pandemic Rescue Funds To Reduce CrimeGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday proposed spending $75 million in federal pandemic rescue funding to reduce violent crime, calling it a critical issue that must be addressed amid double-digit percentage increases in several Michigan cities.
Whitmer: Use $100M In Rescue Funds For Affordable HousingGov. Gretchen Whitmer, on Tuesday, July 27, proposed spending $100 million in federal COVID-19 rescue funds to expand access to affordable housing.
Governor Whitmer Resumes Wearing Mask At Indoor EventsGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday, July 27, resumed wearing a mask at indoor events, citing revised guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Whitmer's Veto Of Reading Scholarships Sparks Voucher DebateGov. Gretchen Whitmer's veto of $155 million in proposed spending on reading scholarships for students has sparked fresh criticism from opponents who say it would have addressed pandemic-related learning loss and approval from those who liken the grants to vouchers.
Twin Brothers Accused In Plot To Kidnap Gov. Whitmer Released From House Arrest By JudgeTwin brothers accused in the plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer have been released from house arrest.
Michigan Supreme Court Confirms Whitmer's Orders Are OutThe Michigan Supreme Court decided Monday its rulings striking down the 1945 Emergency Powers of the Governor are immediate.
Governor Whitmer Files Petition To Delay Michigan Supreme Court Ruling - Questions Remain On RulingLegal questions remain in the wake of Michigan's Supreme Court Ruling Against Gov. Whitemer's EO's.
Michigan Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Constitutionality of Gov. Whitmer's Emergency PowersThe Michigan Supreme Court heard oral arguments today to determine if Governor Whitmer has the authority to continue the state of emergency without the approval of the Legislature.
Michigan Senate Majority Leader Leads Charge To Limit Governor's Emergency PowersSenate Majority Leader Mike Shirky (R-Clarkdale) is supporting the idea of a petition to limit Governor Whitmer's emergency powers.
No More Traveling To Different Residences Starting TomorrowExecutive Order 2020-42 limits gatherings and travel, and requires all workers who are not necessary to sustain or protect life to stay home.
Here Are The Recent Bills Gov. Whitmer Signed Into LawGovernor Whitmer signed House Bills 4102, 4103, 4104, 4105, 4106, and 4107, as well as Senate Bills 228 and 348 into law on Friday.
Whitmer Appoints Shirley R. Stancato To Wayne State University’s Board Of GovernorsGovernor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Shirley R. Stancato to the Wayne State University Board of Governors following the resignation of Kim Trent on Thursday. Trent is leaving the Board to join the Labor Economic Opportunity leadership team starting in January.
Whitmer Announces Transportation Economic Development Grant Supporting Ford Research And Engineering Center Transformation In Wayne CountyThe Michigan Department of Transportation is awarding a state transportation economic development grant that will support more than 11,000 existing jobs in Wayne County.