Whitmer Calls On Insurance Companies To Ensure Michigan Women Have Reproductive Health CoverageOn Wednesday, June 29, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sent letters to every major health insurance company in the state of Michigan, urging them to take action in ensuring Michigan women have reproductive health care coverage, according to the Executive Office of the Governor.
Michiganders To Receive Additional Assistance In June To Lower Cost Of GroceriesAll families who are eligible for food assistance benefits will continue to receive at least an additional $95 monthly payment in the month of June to help lower the cost of groceries, Whitmer announced Tuesday.
Whitmer: Major Road Projects in Benzie, Cheboygan, Emmet & Wayne Counties To Start Next WeekGov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday that major road projects are scheduled to begin in Benzie, Cheboygan, Emmet, and Wayne Counties next week.
Whitmer Announces $120M Expansion At Pfizer Facility In KalamazooMichigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined representatives from Pfizer, in Kalamazoo County on Monday, June 6, for a tour of the facility.
Michigan Expands State's Victims Fund, Increases PayoutsGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday signed expansions to Michigan's crime victim compensation fund, which ranks worst in the nation for application rates, according to the Alliance for Safety and Justice.
Whitmer Answers Questions About Lawsuit Filed To Protect Abortion Rights In MichiganWhitmer joined leadership at Wacker for a ribbon cutting and tour of their new North American Headquarters and state-of-the-art R&D lab in Ann Arbor. At the event, Gov. Whitmer answered questions about a lawsuit she filed with the Michigan Supreme Court on the topic of abortion.
Feds Seek Delay In Sentencing Man In Whitmer Kidnap PlotProsecutors asked a judge Monday to postpone the June 8 sentencing of a man who pleaded guilty to conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
New Michigan Law Expands Access To Child Abuse RegistryGov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed into law a measure expanding access to a Michigan child abuse registry, after seven years of pushing by the mother of a victim of abuse at the hands of a caregiver with previous convictions.
Michigan Senate Passes 5% Base Funding Increase For SchoolsThe Republican-led Michigan Senate on Wednesday approved a 5% increase in base funding for K-12 schools but pared back Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposals to recruit and retain teachers and did not include her proposed $1 billion fund for school infrastructure projects.
Michigan Senate OKs New Scholarships, Boosts College FundingThe Michigan Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a spending bill that would fund new college scholarship program for high school graduates and increase operations funding for state universities by 11% overall.
Draft Opinion Jolts Michigan, Where Abortion Ban Is On BooksA draft opinion that suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision reverberated in political battleground Michigan, where a near-total abortion ban may take effect again after nearly 40 years and is unlikely to be changed by the Republican-led Legislature.
Whitmer Vetoes Bill To Add Warning Against Voting TwiceGov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed legislation that would have required voter registration applications to include a statement that the applicant understands it is a felony to try to vote more than once in the same election.
Whitmer Visits I-275 Road Repair Project In CantonMichigan’s roads are getting a makeover, thanks to Gov. Whitmer's "Building Michigan Together Plan."
Whitmer Wants Federal Aid To Keep Palisades Power Plant OpenMichigan's Democratic governor wants a nuclear power plant on Lake Michigan to stay open and she's asking the federal government to pay for it.
10 Republican Candidates To Run For Michigan GovernorTen Republicans filed petitions to run for Michigan governor by Tuesday's deadline, a record number in recent history, creating a huge field for a primary electorate that will decide who challenges Democrat Gretchen Whitmer.