Gretchen Whitmer

Gretchen Whitmer, MSU
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There are a lot of green graduation cap and gowns on the Michigan State University campus this weekend. 


Gretchen Whitmer
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Michigan will delay a key change in its evaluation system for teachers and schools administrators under measures signed Tuesday by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who expressed concern with giving test data greater weight in year-end performance reviews.

Attorney General Dana Nessel
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Michigan's attorney general pledged Monday to move to shut down an oil pipeline in the Great Lakes if the governor doesn't find a "swift and straightforward" resolution to the contentious issue.

Michigan State Capitol Rotunda
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Action on the state’s budget is expected to pick up this week.


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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is netting key support from the business community and some Republican lawmakers for her large-scale plans to provide debt-free tuition to high school graduates and older adults who want to learn new job skills.

Tahquamenon Falls State Park
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There is a new state department in charge of environmental protection in Michigan starting today. That’s under an executive order from Governor Gretchen Whitmer to create the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy.  


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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is ordering a comprehensive review of Michigan's jail and pretrial incarceration system, saying the status quo "isn't working."

Gov. Whitmer Open To Allowing Great Lakes Oil Tunnel

Apr 17, 2019
Mackinac Bridge
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Governor Gretchen Whitmer is reportedly considering a tunnel for an oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac.


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.

Cars on freeway
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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.

Gretchen Whitmer
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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.

University of Michigan
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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.

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