Here's A List Of Bills Gov. Whitmer Signed Into Law Thursday"All the bills I signed today make a difference in the lives of Michiganders,” said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Whitmer Signs $2.2B COVID-19 Bill That Releases Federal AidGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed a $2.2 billion spending bill that allocates federal COVID-19 aid for a continued boost in food assistance benefits and rental relief along with new grants to municipalities.
Whitmer Announces Plan To Expand Tuition-Free College To 22,000 Additional MichigandersThe tuition-free scholarships would now include frontline workers who served between November 1, 2020 and January 31, 2021.
Former Gov. Rick Snyder Trial Begins For Alleged Involvement In Flint Water CrisisSnyder is charged with two counts of willful neglect of duty by a public officer – regarding his involvement in the Flint water crisis.
Gov. Whitmer Seeks $250M For Parks; Senate Has $1.5B Bridge PlanGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday called for spending a “historic” $250 million in federal coronavirus relief aid to upgrade state parks and trails.
Michigan Task Force To Look At Juvenile Criminal JusticeA task force will examine Michigan's treatment of juveniles in the state's criminal justice system as well as factors that lead to youth getting caught up in that system, according to an executive order signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Gov. Whitmer Vetoes Bill To Exempt Graduations From Crowd LimitsGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday vetoed Republican-sponsored legislation that would have exempted high school graduation ceremonies from COVID-19 restrictions on Michigan crowd sizes, calling it “half-baked and punchless.”
Gov. Whitmer, Lt. Gov. Gilchrist Join State’s First Expungement Event Since Clean Slate Bills Were Signed Into LawGovernor Gretchen Whitmer and Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist visited Flint on Wednesday for the state’s first expungement event since the governor signed the Clean Slate bills into law.
Gov. Whitmer Signs Executive Directive To Expand High-Speed Internet Access For MichigandersGov. Whitmer's administration says the creation of the Michigan High-Speed Internet Office will bring high-speed internet access to more residents, homes, and small businesses across the state.
Michigan Finalizes Bias Training Rule For All Health WorkersMichigan finalized a requirement that all 440,000 licensed or registered health workers in the state undergo annual hidden bias training to help address disparities in how patients are treated.
Gov. Whitmer's Re-Election Campaign Will Pay Full Price of Her Controversial Flight To FloridaGovernor Gretchen Whitmer's re-election campaign will now pay the full price of her controversial flight to Florida.
Whitmer Proposes Eliminating Longtime School Funding GapGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday proposed using a budget surplus to finally eliminate a funding gap among K-12 districts, 27 years after Michigan overhauled the financing of public education.
Governor Whitmer Visits I-75/M-46 Construction Project In SaginawGovernor Gretchen Whitmer visited the I-75/M-46 construction project in Saginaw on Thursday to discuss her Rebuilding Michigan plan to rebuild state highways and bridges that are critical to the state's economy and carry the most traffic.
MDHHS Order Eliminates Restaurant Restrictions Starting June 1A new state health department order eliminates several COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants.
Governor Whitmer Signs Mixed Spirits Package Bill Into Law MondayGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed a package bill into law on Monday making it easier for distillers and retailers to distribute and sell mixed spirit drinks.