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Governor Highlights Michigan Reconnect Program

Apr 01, 2022

Due to the Michigan Reconnect Program, enrollment is growing at community colleges throughout the state. The program provides free community college tuition for those 25-years and older, within certain guidelines. Since the program’s launch in February 2021, nearly 93,000 residents have been accepted into the program. Governor Gretchen Whitmer has been highlighting the success of […]

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Executive Office Staff Changes Announced

Feb 11, 2022

Governor Gretchen Whitmer made a number of announcements regarding her team in the executive office. First, Shaquila Myers was appointed senior advisor to the governor. Prior to that, she served as chief of staff to Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist, a role she’s held since his election. Before joining the executive team, Ms. Myers was the […]

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Governor Delivers Annual State of the State Address

Jan 26, 2022

Tonight, Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered her fourth State of the State address. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the address was given virtually from Detroit. She opened the address paying homage to the over 30,000 Michiganders who have died from COVID-19, as well as the first responders and healthcare workers who are continuing to work throughout […]

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Governor Highlighting 2021 Accomplishments

Dec 23, 2021

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is using the last ten days of 2021 to highlight the accomplishments of her administration. Each day the administration will focus on a key area: Day 1:Roads & Bridges Day 2: Education & Skills Day 3:Public Safety & Criminal Justice Day 4: Delivering for Older Michiganders Day 5:Water, Environment, Climate Day 6:Supporting Small […]

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Senate Adopts Resolutions Aimed at Governor

May 01, 2020

On Tuesday, the Senate voted to approve two resolutions encouraging Governor Gretchen Whitmer to take certain actions related to COVID-19. The first encourages the governor to utilize the most recent updated federal guidelines on who qualifies as an essential worker. The second resolution would allow hospitals and health care facilities to resume elective procedures.

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Divided We Stand

Apr 10, 2019

After the November election, many pundits wrote story after story about the downfalls of divided government.  Currently, our national politics is the posterchild of how divided government can go wrong and that gave us little hope here in Michigan about what to expect heading into a divided state government.  With the Democratic governor looking to […]

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Well, Isn’t that Special?

Mar 13, 2019

Now that Michigan’s government is divided again, questions are starting to be asked about what tools the governor may have to get the Legislature to work on issues that are important to her.  For instance, can she prevent the Legislature from going on a spring or summer break, so they stay in Lansing and work?  […]

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Governor Designates Emergency Interim Successors

Feb 01, 2019

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the individuals that would succeed her in the event of a disaster under the Emergency Interim Succession Act. Under the Michigan constitution, the line of succession is as follows: lieutenant governor, the elected secretary of state, the elected attorney general, the president pro tempore of the Senate, and the speaker of […]

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