Whitmer To Partner With Google To Offer Free Job Training For Michigan ResidentsGov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a new partnership with Google that will help connect people in Michigan searching for jobs with free training to help them land jobs in growing fields.
Tudor Dixon Wins Michigan GOP Governor Primary, Will Face Gretchen WhitmerBusinesswoman and conservative commentator Tudor Dixon won the Republican primary for Michigan governor on Tuesday, setting up a tough race against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as anger and division within the state GOP threaten the party’s efforts in the battleground state this fall.
The Influence Former President Trump Has On Michigan GOP Race For GovernorAs we await the official results from Tuesday’s primary, we spoke to political experts about the influence former President Donald Trump has on the race.
Whitmer Toured Mound Road In Sterling Heights After Providing Project With $32M In FundingGov. Gretchen Whitmer toured the repair work being done on Mound Road in Sterling Heights this week.
Whitmer Signs $76B Michigan Budget, Rejects Anti-Abortion ItemsGov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the final piece of a $76 billion state budget into law Wednesday, largely backing the plan legislators approved but vetoing money that Republicans funneled toward anti-abortion causes including groups that run “pregnancy resource centers” focused on persuading pregnant women to give birth.
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.