Whitmer, Ex-Health Director Robert Gordon Agree To Waive ConfidentialityGov. Gretchen Whitmer's office said Thursday that the state and her former health director Robert Gordon amended his $155,000 severance deal to remove a confidentiality clause that had drawn criticism.
Republicans Consider Whether To Block Whitmer’s Health ChiefElizabeth Hertel took over the Department of Health and Human Services on Jan. 22, the day Robert Gordon abruptly resigned.
State Senate Sets Up Lawsuit Against Gov. Whitmer Over Proposed BillsMichigan's Senate authorized a lawsuit against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over the state's COVID-19 relief funds.
Whitmer Offers Plan To Supply Propane After Pipeline ClosesGov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration released a plan Friday to make sure Michigan will have enough propane if a controversial pipeline is shut down.
Macomb County Prosecutor Peter Lucido To Review Virus Deaths In Nursing HomesMacomb County’s Peter Lucido, a Republican who has criticized Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s nursing home policies in the pandemic, urged families with concerns about a relative’s “transfer, incident or death” to submit a form to local law enforcement.
Whitmer: Please Turn On Lights Wednesday Night To Remember Pandemic VictimsMichiganders are being asked to turn on the lights outside of their homes on Wednesday, March 10, from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., in remembrance of the Michiganders lost to the coronavirus.
Legislature Had Over $600K In Confidential Severance DealsThe Michigan Legislature, where majority Republicans have blasted Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over severance payments to top officials, on Tuesday disclosed nearly $700,000 worth of separation agreements or legal settlements over the past decade.
Whitmer Signs $2.5B In Virus Relief, Vetoes Other AidShe also nixed $405 million in state-funded grants to businesses and a $150 million deposit into the state’s unemployment fund.
Whitmer Visits I-94 Lansing Avenue Bridge In JacksonThe governor was joined by Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies and members of Local 324 Union for Operating Engineers.
Michigan To Begin Vaccinating Homeless People For COVID-19People who are homeless will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in Michigan starting Monday.
Whitmer Visits Vaccine Site In Garden City Alongside Leaders, Elected OfficialsGov. Gretchen Whitmer traveled to a vaccination clinic in Garden City Thursday to see the collaboration and work being done to achieve the governor’s goal of vaccinating 70 percent of Michiganders, who are 16 years and older, as quickly as possible.
Whitmer Discusses Michigan's Small Business Survival Grant ProgramGovernor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference Wednesday afternoon providing updates on the State's response to COVID-19.
Keep Michigan Safe Calls For Halt In Review Of Unlock Michigan SignaturesA group organized with the intention of protecting the executive powers of Michigan's governor during a public emergency has called for a halt in reviewing signatures gathering by a group hoping to take away those powers.
Whitmer: Delayed Aid May Slow Vaccines; Senate Has $2B PlanGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday pressed state lawmakers to allocate billions in federal COVID-19 aid, warning that a delay could slow Michigan’s vaccination rate and efforts to reopen schools and help ailing businesses.
Whitmer: Michigan Has Administered 1,292,572 Vaccines, Moving The State Closer To Its Goal Vaccinating At Least 70% Of MichigandersGovernor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference Tuesday afternoon providing updates on the State's response to COVID-19.