Whitmer Signs Bill To Help High School Dropouts Continue Their EducationThe bill which encourages school districts to identify students who have dropped out of school and enroll them in a specialized program to help finish their high school degree.
Whitmer Appoints Ethics Expert To MSU Board During Nassar FalloutWhitmer on Wednesday named an ethics expert to Michigan State University's governing board, filling a vacancy left by a trustee who resigned over the board's decision to drop a promised independent review of Larry Nassar's sexual assaults.
Whitmer Orders Closer Ties With Michigan Native TribesWhitmer is ordering Michigan agencies to step up collaboration with Native American tribes in the state.
Michigan Inches Up In Reading On Nation's Report CardMichigan students rank roughly middle of the pack in reading on the nation's report card, inching up slightly in the latest two-year testing cycle.
Whitmer Signs Executive Order To Encourage Accurate Census CountGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order aimed at encouraging an accurate census in Michigan next year.
Whitmer Seeks Federal Aid After Wayne County FloodingThe Federal Emergency Management Agency is reviewing a request made by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer asking President Donald Trump to declare a major disaster for the state.
Extra Sessions Scheduled For Michigan Lawmakers Amid Insurance TalksMichigan lawmakers will gather for an additional day of session before the Memorial Day weekend to talk insurance premiums.
Michigan Governor Asks Why Credit Score and Education Factors in Auto InsuranceGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday ordered a review of how Michigan's auto insurers use non-driving factors such as education and credit scores to set premiums that rank among the nation's highest.
Michigan Is The New Hot Spot for The 2020 Presidential ElectionMichigan is shaping up as the newest hot spot and swing state that matters most to Democratic presidential candidates and President Donald J. Trump.
Whitmer Looks To Cap Chemical Pollutants in Drinking WaterGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday directed Michigan's environmental agency to develop drinking water standards for certain toxic
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Whitmer’s Administration Halts New Psychiatric Hospital in Thumb AreaGov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration on Wednesday delayed construction of a new $115 million state psychiatric hospital in Michigan's Thumb region, citing staffing shortages and other concerns months after the groundbreaking.
Gov. Whitmer Proposes New Way To Divvy Up Money For RoadworkGov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposal to significantly increase fuel taxes to fix the roads is paired with another politically difficult plan — overhauling how Michigan divvies up what would be $2.1 billion in net new revenue.
Whitmer to propose $507M Increase In K-12 SpendingGov. Gretchen Whitmer will propose a $507 million increase in state K-12 classroom spending in her first budget, including a $180 boost to the minimum per-student grant and substantial funding hikes to teach Michigan's low-income.
Governor Whitmer Supports Efforts To Prevent Carp InvasionMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is offering qualified support of a federal plan to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.