FOX 2 sits for one-on-one with Gov. Whitmer, Lt. Gov. Gilchrist

FOX 2 sat down with Gov. Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Gilchrest to discuss several topics of the day, including who they will be voting for president, their thoughts on the country's response to coronavirus and how they feel about State Sen. Lucido's reprimand.

Michigan lawmakers ramp up preparations for coronavirus

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is staying proactive on the coronavirus threat as she opened the state emergency center last week and appointed four new task forces this week to address the economic, educational and health implications of this disease if it hits here.

Gov. Whitmer vetoes bill that would overturn ban on baiting deer

Gov. Whitmer has voted legislation that would have overturned Michigan's ban on bating deer or elk. While the restriction is used to reduce the spread of animal diseases, the bill's sponsor said the regulation pushed hunters away from the sport.

Michigan's newest proposed road solution would give cities, counties control, and it has bipartisan support

A new package of bills introduced at the legislature is taking a different avenue to fixing Michigan’s deteriorating roads - and it has nothing to do with raising the state’s taxes. Instead, more than a dozen proposals and bills introduced by the members of the state’s transportation committee would free up Michigan’s local governments to collect their own gas and registration taxes that would go directly to roads managed by those bodies.

Want to redraw Michigan district boundaries? Here's how to apply

Last November, voters overwhelmingly voted in favor of proposition 2, Voters Not Politicians. The ballot initiative was directed at curbing partisan gerrymandering, the process of lawmakers redrawing district lines that benefits a certain political party. Lawmakers redraw district lines after every census, which takes place every 10 years. However, Michigan's doing it a little bit differently this time. Instead, 13 randomly-selected residents from Michigan will be responsible for drawing those boundary lines.