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Governor Highlights First 100 Days

Mar 31, 2023

Upon reaching the 100-day benchmark of her second term in office, Governor Gretchen Whitmer is emphasizing several items her administration has completed. Historically, governors will use this benchmark to highlight what they’ve accomplished thus far and speak to what goals they will work towards next. The items the governor chose to highlight include: Rolling back […]

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Governor Makes Judicial Appointment

Aug 12, 2022

Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Amy C. Clapp to serve on the 49th Circuit Court of Mecosta and Osceola Counties. She currently serves as prosecutor for Mecosta County, a role she’s been in since 2021. Prior to that she was the chief assistant prosecutor. Ms. Clapp has also worked as a private practice attorney, in the […]

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Governor to Continue National Leadership Role

Aug 07, 2020

This week, it was announced that Governor Gretchen Whitmer will serve a second term on the National Governors Association’s Executive Committee, a role she has been in since last year. “I’m pleased to continue in the coming year as a member of the Executive Committee for the National Governors Association and appreciate the support of […]

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Republicans to Challenge Governor’s Authority, Don’t Extend Emergency Declaration

May 01, 2020

On Thursday, the House adopted a resolution allowing Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) to take legal action to challenge Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s authority and actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to their resolution, Governor Whitmer’s need to declare the states of emergency and disaster are over as of May 1 because the legislature did […]

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Senate Rejects Gubernatorial Appointment

Feb 14, 2020

For the first time since the Granholm administration, the Senate voted to reject a gubernatorial appointment. On Thursday, the Senate voted 20-16 to oppose the appointment by Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Anna Mitterling to the Natural Resources Commission. The vote was near party lines with all Republicans, minus one, voting to reject the appointment. Ms. […]

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Governor Delivers State of the State Address

Jan 29, 2020

This evening, before a joint convention of the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered the annual State of the State address. She began the address announcing a new visitor’s center on Mackinac Island near Arch Rock, named after former Governor Milliken. She highlighted reforming auto no-fault in Michigan, which was a […]

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Governor Signs Memorandum of Understanding

Nov 22, 2019

During her trade mission to Israel, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a technology-based Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Entered into with Start Up-Nation Central, an Israel-based nonprofit, the MOU is based on collaborating on technology solutions with the hope they will improve opportunities and quality of life for Michigan citizens. Together, the State of Michigan and the […]

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Governor Creates Task Force on Women in Sports

Jun 21, 2019

In the hopes of developing strategies that support and promote opportunities in Michigan for girls and women in sports, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order creating a task force to help accomplish that goal. The Task Force on Women in Sports will be housed within the Department of State and chaired by Secretary of […]

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