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.
Whitmer Sues To Secure Abortion Rights, Vacate BanGov. Gretchen Whitmer sued Thursday to protect abortion rights, asking a Michigan court to recognize a right to abortion under the state constitution and to overturn a 176-year-old ban in the state that may take effect if the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling is vacated.
Whitmer Announces $26M In Funding For New State Park In FlintGov. Gretchen Whitmer and other local officials were in Flint today to celebrate the Building Michigan Together Plan being signed into law, which will provide funding for a state park in the city.
Defense Rests In Trial Of 4 Men In Gov. Whitmer Kidnap PlotDefense attorneys quickly rested their case Thursday after one of four men charged with plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer repeatedly said “absolutely not” when asked if he agreed to abduct her before the 2020 election.
Undercover Agent Next In Whitmer Kidnap Plot TrialFederal prosecutors plan to finish presenting evidence this week in the trial of four men charged with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Michigan Legislature Votes To Speed Health Care ApprovalsMichigan insurers that require health providers to get pre-approval to cover treatment would have to promptly respond to doctors' requests or those requests would be automatically granted under a bill headed to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for her expected signature.
Man In Whitmer Kidnap Plot: I Wanted Cops To Kill MeA man who pleaded guilty in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer testified Thursday that he joined the conspiracy hoping he would be killed in a shootout with police.
Witness: Whitmer Kidnap Plot Aimed At Stopping Biden WinA man who pleaded guilty to planning a kidnapping of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told jurors Wednesday that he and his allies wanted to attack before the 2020 election to prevent Joe Biden from winning the presidency.
Text: When's 'Lynching?' Whitmer Kidnap Plot Leader SaidA man described as the leader of a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer asked “when's the lynching?” after the state Supreme Court in 2020 struck down a law that she repeatedly used to impose restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to evidence introduced Monday.
Michigan Legislature Votes To Halt Gas Tax; Gov. Whitmer OpposedMichigan lawmakers voted Tuesday to suspend the state's 27.2-cents-a-gallon gasoline and diesel taxes for six month, finalizing a bill that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signaled she will veto.
Gov. Whitmer Signals Veto Of Bill To Freeze Michigan's Gasoline TaxGov. Gretchen Whitmer signaled Friday she will veto Republican-sponsored legislation that would freeze Michigan's 27-cents-per-gallon gasoline and diesel taxes for six months amid high prices at the pump.