Whitmer Signs Bill To Send $4.4B In Rescue Funds To SchoolsGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed a supplemental spending bill that releases $4.4 billion in federal coronavirus rescue funding designated for K-12 schools.
Whitmer: Allot $150M In Federal Rescue Funds For Local ParksGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday called for allotting $150 million in federal coronavirus rescue funds for Michigan's local parks and trails, the second time she has proposed major recreation spending in less than a month.
Michigan Legislature Approves Major Boost In K-12 FundingMichigan lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $17.1 billion K-12 budget, one that will eliminate a longstanding base per-student funding gap among districts and boost overall funding by a substantial 10%.
Whitmer Addresses Growing Concerns Surrounding COVID-19's Delta VariantThere are growing concerns that the pandemic isn't nearing its end, as the Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads throughout the country.
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. 
State Board Ordered To OK Bill To End Emergency Powers LawOn Friday, June 11, the Michigan Supreme Court unanimously ordered the state elections board to certify a veto-proof initiative that would let Republican legislators wipe from the books a law Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used to issue sweeping pandemic orders.
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.
Whitmer: Expand Preschool To 22,000 4-Year-Olds In MichiganGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday proposed expanding government-funded preschool to 22,000 eligible but unenrolled 4-year-olds in Michigan, saying too many cannot access an “incredible opportunity” because of inadequate funding.
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.