Governor Whitmer, Texas Congresswoman To Give Democrats' State Of The Union ResponseWhitmer will give the response in English and Escobar will deliver it in Spanish.
Governor Whitmer Sends Letter To Trump Administration Welcoming Refugee ResettlementGov. Gretchen Whitmer has informed the U.S. Department of State that local communities and jurisdictions in Michigan will continue to support the resettlement and welcoming of refugees after the Trump Administration began requiring written consent from states.
Michigan Closing In To Legalize Sports, Online GamblingThe Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are closing in on an agreement to legalize sports betting and internet gambling in Michigan, with final votes possible this week.
Whitmer, On 1st Trade Trip, Signs Startup Memo In IsraelGov. Gretchen Whitmer, who is in Israel for her first international trade trip, has signed a memorandum of understanding to identify Israeli-based companies that could expand their operations into Michigan.
Whitmer OKs Bill To Bar Sale Of Cough Suppressant To MinorsMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to prohibit the sale of an over-the-counter cough suppressant to minors unless they have a prescription.
Governor Whitmer, Michigan Opioids Task Force Announce Efforts To Combat Opioid Epidemic, Cut Opioid Deaths In HalfGov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and other members of the Michigan Opioids Task Force announced Thursday a slate of steps the state is taking to combat the opioid epidemic.
Governor Whitmer Appoints Alyia Marie Hakim To The 39th District CourtGovernor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Alyia Marie Hakim to the 39th District Court of the Cities of Roseville and Fraser on Thursday.
GOP Leaders, Whitmer Eye Potential End To Budget Impasse
Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Directive To Strengthen Tribal-State RelationsDuring a summit of Michigan’s tribal leaders Thursday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Directive 2019-17.
Whitmer Signs Bills To Treat 17-Year-Olds As JuvenilesGov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to raise the age of which offenders are treated as adults in the criminal justice system, from 17 to 18 years old.
Governor Whitmer Signs Bipartisan Bill To Protect Michigan Counselors, Access To Mental Health CareGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bill 4325 Tuesday to update the scope of practice for counselors in the Public Health Code. The bill will ensure that Licensed Professional Counselors can still diagnose and treat patients.
Gov. Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking Bullying Prevention MonthGovernor Gretchen Whitmer has issued a proclamation declaring October Bullying Prevention Month.
Whitmer Convenes Board To Make Budget Moves After Her VetoesA state board controlled by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is poised to meet to make budget moves after she vetoed nearly $1 billion in spending proposed by the Republican-led Legislature.
Governor Whitmer Won't Accept 'Status Quo' In Road, Budget TalksGov. Gretchen Whitmer says she won't sign a "status-quo" budget, stepping up her criticism of Republican legislative leaders for "not offering a viable alternative to her proposed 45-cents-a-gallon fuel tax hike to fix the roads.
A Michigan Matters Exclusive: Governor Whitmer, "Fixing the Damn Roads" Will Take TimeIn her first forum before an audience since taking office, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took to the stage of the Detroit Free Press Breakfast Club and talked about her campaign pledge to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads.