Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Fri. Jun. 12, 8:30pm on WKAR TV and streaming | The guest is Governor Gretchen Whitmer, in a special one-on-one interview with Tim Skubick.

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Lansing Mayor Andy Schor has released a statement about how the city will respond to protests like this week’s “Operation Gridlock” if they reoccur.


WATCH NOW An in-depth look at the challenges Michigan K-12 schools face with at-home instruction because of COVID-19. State Superintendent Michael F. Rice, PhD and other experts  join host Shawn Turner to address how students, teachers, and parents will be academically and emotionally impacted by Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s order to close schools through the end of the academic year.

By Friday afternoon the state’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 exceeded 12,000—with more than 88 percent of cases falling in and around metro Detroit. The state of Michigan now has more cases of COVID-19 than the nation of South Korea.
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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer began the week, mourning the passing of more than 100 Michiganders, including Democratic state Representative Isaac Robinson who died at age 44 from suspected complications with COVID-19; Whitmer ended the week fresh off the cancellation of school—desperate for more equipment, health workers, and considering an extension of the stay at home order that has shuttered life as we know it across the state.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivers her response to President Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday.
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is backing Joe Biden for president days before the state’s Democratic primary, giving the former vice president another boost after his success on Super Tuesday.

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday that Michigan will have a mobility officer to coordinate all initiatives related to self-driving and connected cars, an effort she said will ensure the state is the go-to place for testing and producing vehicles of the future.

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday proposed a $61.9 billion state budget, including what she said would be the biggest increase for Michigan classroom operations in 20 years.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivers her response to President Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday.
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer gave the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. Her response centered on Democrat’s actions on health care, infrastructure, and education—notably departing from commenting on the content of the President’s remarks.

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivers the official Democratic Party response to the State of the Union address.
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered the official Democratic Party response to the State of the Union address.

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