Whitmer Orders Urgent Response To Lead CrisisGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Oct. 14, ordered a “whole-of-government” response to elevated levels of lead in Benton Harbor's water and vowed to accelerate the replacement of the southwestern Michigan' community's lead pipes.
Whitmer Proclaims Oct. 11 Indigenous Peoples' DayGov. Whitmer proclaims Oct. 11 as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the state of Michigan.
Whitmer Proposes $6.3M To Reduce Backlog Of Felony CasesGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Oct. 7 proposed spending $6.3 million in federal rescue funding to reduce a backlog of felony cases in Michigan courts that was caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Whitmer Proposes Spending $200M To Replace Lead Water PipesGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday proposed spending $200 million in federal pandemic relief funding to replace lead water pipes across Michigan, where aging underground infrastructure was exposed by Flint's disaster.
Whitmer Declares State Of Emergency For 3 South Michigan Counties After Severe Storm DamageGov. Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency for Branch, Hillsdale, and St. Joseph counties due to the impact of the severe thunderstorms and winds that occurred on Aug. 11 and 12.
Whitmer Offers To Help Refugees From AfghanistanGov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a statement as the United States prepares for refugees to arrive.
Whitmer Proposes Spending $1B To Boost Business ClimateGov. Gretchen Whitmer, on Aug. 23, proposed spending about $1 billion in federal pandemic rescue funding to help boost the business climate, redevelop polluted sites, and take steps such as accelerating the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
Clarkston Man Charged With Threatening WhitmerAttorney General Dana Nessel announced that a Clarkston man has been charged for sending threatening messages directed at Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
US Seeks 9-Year Prison Term For Gov. Whitmer Kidnap PlotterFederal prosecutors recommended a nine-year prison sentence Wednesday for a man who said he worked on a wild plan to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Whitmer To OK Letting Drunken Drivers Try To Clear RecordMichigan legislators voted Aug. 17 to let an estimated 200,000 one-time drunken drivers seek to set aside their conviction, finalizing expungement bills that will be signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Whitmer: Spend $75M Of Pandemic Rescue Funds To Reduce CrimeGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday proposed spending $75 million in federal pandemic rescue funding to reduce violent crime, calling it a critical issue that must be addressed amid double-digit percentage increases in several Michigan cities.
Whitmer Surveyed Damage From Severe Storms, Commits To Building Resilient InfrastructureGov. Whitmer surveyed the damage from the severe storms in Michigan and commits to building resilient infrastructure and fighting climate change.
Midland Gets $5.5 Million For Recovery From 2020 Floods That Devastated Homes, CommunityIt's been over one year since Midland became the sight of massive and devastating floods, and on Aug. 10, 2021, Whitmer announced $5.5 million in new federal disaster relief to help the city recover.
Large Fire Prompts Whitmer To Declare State Of Emergency For Menominee CountyGov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency in a western Upper Peninsula county where crews were battling a large fire at a cedar mill.
Whitmer Declares State Of Emergency For White Lake, Armada Townships, The Village Of ArmadaGov. Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency for White Lake, Armada Townships, and the Village of Armada due to damage caused by severe thunderstorms.