As Roe v. Wade Hangs In The Balance, Democratic Candidates Prioritize Abortion Rights In 2022States across the country are rolling back access to abortion, and the fate of Roe v. Wade is up in the air -- two factors that Democrats believe could elevate the issue of abortion rights this midterm cycle to a level not reached in recent memory.
State Police Capt. Mike Brown Is 3rd Republican Governor Candidate To File PetitionsState Police Capt. Mike Brown on Tuesday submitted nominating petitions to run for governor, saying he brings “trusted leadership” to what is expected to be a large Republican primary field vying to challenge Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
EXPLAINER: 2 Men Whitmer Plot Could Be Tried AgainA jury's inability to reach a unanimous verdict for two men charged in a conspiracy to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer means the federal government can take them to trial again.
Jury Gets Case Of 4 Men Charged In Gov. Whitmer Kidnap PlotA prosecutor urged jurors Friday to convict four men in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, saying they were anti-government extremists “filled with rage” and intent on touching off a civil war in the final weeks of the polarizing 2020 general election.
Michigan Lawmakers, Whitmer Announce Deal To Spend $4.8BMichigan lawmakers late Wednesday unveiled and began passing a massive $4.8 billion mid-year spending plan, one that will upgrade long-neglected infrastructure including water pipes, dams, roads, and parks.
Whitmer Kidnap Plot Trial Delayed Due To COVID-19The trial for four men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that was scheduled to resume Monday has been postponed at least until Thursday because an essential participant tested positive for COVID-19.
Michigan Stops Urging Masks In K-12 Schools, Other Public PlacesGov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration on Wednesday stopped recommending that masks be worn inside schools and other public places to curb COVID-19 in Michigan, pointing to a drop in cases and hospitalizations.
Whitmer To Propose $1 Billion Boost To Michigan's Transportation BudgetGov. Gretchen Whitmer will propose a $1 billion, or nearly 20%, boost to Michigan's transportation budget to repair roads and increase spending on transit and other programs.
Michigan Plans To Build 1st US Electric Vehicle Charging Road By 2023Electric vehicles driving in Detroit could increase their charge by using an in-road charging system by 2023, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's office announced Tuesday.
Gov. Whitmer To Propose Tripling Michigan's Tax Credit For Low-Wage WorkersGov. Gretchen Whitmer will ask lawmakers to triple Michigan's tax credit for low- and moderate-income workers, putting on average an extra $350 a year into their pockets.
Whitmer Urges Michigan Residents To Claim Free COVID-19 Tests From Federal GovernmentBeginning on Tuesday, Jan. 18, Americans are able to start ordering at-home COVID-19 tests from the federal government.
Michigan Revenues Are $5.8B Higher Than Previously ForecastMichigan's two main funds will take in billions more than previously forecast, economists said Friday, again delivering good news to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and lawmakers before a budget cycle.
Judge Dismisses GOP Lawsuit Over Exception For Recall DonationsA federal judge dismissed Republicans' lawsuit challenging the ability of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's reelection campaign to collect excess donations under an exception for recall attempts, saying they lack the standing to sue.
Whitmer Tests Negative For COVID-19 After Husband Tests Positive, Will Continue To Work RemotelyGov. Gretchen Whitmer tested negative for COVID-19 again after her husband contracted the virus, but she will follow a remote work schedule.
Michigan Gov. Whitmer Vetoes Scholarship Plan Critics Liken To VouchersGov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed Republican-backed bills that would have created scholarship accounts for K-12 students to pay for educational expenses.