Whitmer's Veto Of Reading Scholarships Sparks Voucher DebateGov. Gretchen Whitmer's veto of $155 million in proposed spending on reading scholarships for students has sparked fresh criticism from opponents who say it would have addressed pandemic-related learning loss and approval from those who liken the grants to vouchers.
FBI Agent Involved In Whitmer Probe Accused Of Assaulting WifeAn FBI agent whose affidavit supported the initial charges in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is accused of assaulting his wife after returning home from a party.
Michigan House Kills Law Whitmer Used For Virus RulesRepublican lawmakers on Wednesday killed a law that underpinned coronavirus restrictions issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020, wiping it from the books after Michigan's Supreme Court declared the measure unconstitutional.
Whitmer Vetoes GOP Bill To End Unemployment Benefit EarlyDemocratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday, July 20, vetoed a Republican-sponsored attempt to stop a $300 weekly federal supplement that is being added to unemployed workers’ benefits.
Whitmer Raises $8.5M For Reelection Campaign In 7 MonthsGov. Gretchen Whitmer's reelection campaign said Tuesday that it has raised $8.5 million this year, the most for any gubernatorial candidate in a non-election year in Michigan history.
Biden Approves Whitmer's Request For Disaster Declaration For Wayne, Washtenaw Counties Following Extreme FloodingGov. Whitmer issued the following statement after President Biden issued a disaster declaration allowing individual assistance for Wayne and Washtenaw counties due to the heavy rainfall and flooding that occurred in late June.
The Michigan Senate Moves To Repeal Emergency Powers LawRepublican state senators on Thursday approved the repeal of the Michigan law that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used to order emergency lockdowns at the beginning of the pandemic when Michigan was among the states hardest hit by COVID-19.
Michigan Names 1st Winners Of $50K Vaccination SweepstakesThe first round of winners for Michigan's 'Shot To Win' sweepstakes were announced on Wednesday, July 14.
Whitmer Seeks Federal Disaster For Michigan After FloodingMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday asked the White House issue a disaster declaration to secure federal aid to deal with damage from last month’s flooding in southeast Michigan.
Whitmer Signs K-12 Funding Budget Aimed At Creating EquityGov. Gretchen Whitmer signed off on a $17.1 billion K-12 budget on Tuesday, July 13, in Grand Rapids in an effort to close a decades-long funding gap among school districts in Michigan.
Vice President Kamala Harris Visits Detroit: Speaks About Voting Rights, COVID-19 VaccinesVice President Kamala Harris visited Michigan on July 12 for the first time as vice president, where she held an event discussing voting rights and the COVID-19 vaccine rates in Detroit.