Gretchen Whitmer

Gretchen Whitmer
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is creating a state council of educators to advise her and make recommendations related to Michigan's public education system.

Gretchen Whitmer
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed a bill to define who is allowed to serve eviction orders in the state.

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Michigan's mandatory fee to cover unlimited medical benefits for catastrophically injured drivers is rising to a record $220 per vehicle, which is more than double what it was a decade ago.

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Authorities say a Lansing man has been charged in the theft of property from a vehicle parked at the official residence of Michigan's governor.

Gretchen Whitmer
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An arrest has been made after property was stolen from two vehicles parked at the official residence of Michigan’s governor.

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is scheduled to deliver the spring commencement address for the University of Michigan.

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's Cabinet is now officially in place after Michigan lawmakers let her appointees stand confirmed.

Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposal to significantly increase fuel taxes to fix the roads is paired with another politically difficult plan — overhauling how Michigan divvies up what would be $2.1 billion in net new revenue.

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The Speaker of the House says a part of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s budget is dead on arrival.

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s proposal to boost K-12 education spending by more than $500 million is getting a mixed reception in Michigan.  Educators welcome the idea of extra funding, but GOP lawmakers are wary of approving a big tax hike to pay for the increase. 

 

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A top Republican lawmaker on Wednesday strongly criticized Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposal to raise taxes on some businesses to help ease the burden on retirees, calling it "stupid."

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Democratic  Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called Tuesday for nearly tripling Michigan’s per-gallon gas tax — and making the state home to the country’s highest fuel taxes — in order to improve aging roads that she warned would only get worse without a major influx of new spending.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will propose a 45-cent increase in Michigan's gasoline and diesel taxes to fix the roads, phased in later this year and in 2020.

Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to spend billions more to fix the roads and boost a lagging education system.

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Friday abolishing the state’s Bureau of Marijuana Regulation and Medical Marihuana Licensing Board.


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