Here's A Closer Look At Bills Gov. Whitmer Signed Into LawOn Thursday, Governor Whitmer signed Senate Bill 268 and House Bills 5576 & 5580, which together establish the governor’s Michigan Reconnect Grant Program and move Michigan closer to reaching the governor’s goal of attaining 60 percent postsecondary educational attainment by 2030.
Whitmer: No New State Hires; Money Must Go To Fight CoronavirusGov. Gretchen Whitmer said she suspended state hiring and promotions Monday and vetoed $80 million in new spending in order to steer money to fighting the coronavirus.
Coronavirus In Michigan: State Ranked 5th In Nation With Confirmed CasesGov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday during a press conference Michigan is currently ranked 5th in the nation with confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Michigan: Whitmer Says Beaumont Health Is 'Almost At Capacity'“Let's be very clear: Beaumont Health is almost at capacity right now. We have not seen the worst of it yet," Governor Whitmer said. “The numbers are going to continue to climb.”
Coronavirus In Michigan: Whitmer Issues Stay Home Stay Safe Executive OrderMichigan is currently in the top five states in the nation in number of confirmed COVID-19 cases. The stay home stay safe executive order will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on March 24, for at least the next three weeks.
Here's A Closer Look At The Bills Governor Whitmer Signed Into LawGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bill 5174 and Senate Bills 253 and 762 into law Tuesday. Here's a closer look at them.
Coronavirus In Michigan: Whitmer Expands Unemployment Benefits For Michigan WorkersGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order to temporarily expand eligibility for unemployment benefits.
Whitmer Administration Expands Telemedicine, Urges President Trump To Permit ACA Special Enrollment Period During COVID-19Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday that her administration will expand access to telemedicine for Michiganders by immediately allowing Medicaid beneficiaries to receive services in their home.
Here’s A Closer Look At Bills Gov. Whitmer Signed Into LawGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bills 4266, 5266, 4712, 4713 and 5103 into law Tuesday. Here's a closer look at them.
Whitmer: Michigan Medicaid Program Will Waive Copays, Cost-Sharing For Coronavirus Testing, Health CareA number of insurers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Care Network of Michigan, Priority Health, CVS Health, McLaren, and Meridian also announced they will fully cover the cost of medically-necessary COVID-19 tests for members.
Gov. Whitmer Endorses Biden Days Before Michigan PrimaryMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is backing Joe Biden for president days before the state's Democratic primary, giving the former vice president another boost after his success on Super Tuesday.
Gov. Whitmer Signs ‘Pay As You Stay’ Bill: What To KnowSome Michigan homeowners struggling with property taxes can sign up for affordable payment plans to help them stay in their houses under new legislation.
Gov. Whitmer Declares March 2020 As Women’s History MonthOn Monday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared March 2020 as Women’s History Month to honor trailblazing women who have improved Michigan and the United States throughout history.
Governor Whitmer Creates Office For Mobility InitiativesWhile speaking at the MICHAuto Summit in Detroit, Whitmer signed an executive directive to create the Michigan Office of Future Mobility and Electrification within the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, effectively immediately.
Here's A Closer Look At Bills Whitmer Signed Into LawGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bills 5187 and 5188 and Senate Bill 455 into law Thursday. Here's a closer look at them.