From battling with the legislature to her road funding tax proposal, Gov. Whitmer says she has no regrets during her first year in office.
Michigan's sports betting and internet gaming bills are making their way through the legilsatur and are expected to be signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer soon.
After three months of a budget stalemate, the governor is working with state lawmakers to restore over 550 million dollars in cuts to state services, including money for programs supporting children in need and sheriff patrols around the state.
The Michigan legislature and Governor Gretchen Whitmer could be just days away from legalizing sports betting and internet gambling in Michigan.
After a vacancy of more than a month, Gov. Whitmer has appointed a law and ethics professor to be the newest member of the Michigan State Board of Trustees. Renee Knack is an MSU graduate and professor of law at the University of Houston has a background in ethics.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered a message to survivors of sexual assault Tuesday.
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.
Licensed professional counselors will continue to be able to diagnose and treat patients after Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation updating their scope of practice.
Gov. Whitmer filed an application Friday to take her overturned ban on flavored vaping products to the Michigan Supreme Court.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved Thursday to make more Michigan workers eligible for overtime pay, saying her administration would write new labor rules to benefit up to 200,000 people.
In a statewide poll, only 26 percent of voters approved of Gov. Whitmer's job performance in the state. That's 13 points less than President Trump, who voters gave a 39 percent approval rating of.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer calls the decision wrong after a judge temporarily blocked her flavored vape ban on Tuesday.
A Michigan judge has just blocked the state's flavored e-cigarette ban. The injunction was issued by a Michigan Court of Claims judge following a lawsuit filed by a business owner who sells vape products.
The GOP's budget differences with the governor were laid bare Wednesday following Whitmer's veto of 147 items from the legislature's proposed budget. After cutting more than a billion dollars from the proposal, there's chatter in Lansing that that money could be sent back to taxpayers.
"I do not relish using these powers. But they were absolutely necessary because the budgets they sent were fatally flawed," Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said after using a state board to transfer funds between individual agencies.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan Gov.
Michigan's ban the sale of flavored vaping products could harm more people than help. That's the sentiment that some public health officials feel about a blanket ban of a product that is less harmful to its users than those who smoke tobacco. However, Michigan's state health department feels because of a spike in vaping use among youth, it's a necessary order to carry out. Several health organizations agree with the state.
Give a one-word reaction to the statement: "Gretchen Whitmer for vice president." Ever since her appearance at the Detroit Democratic presidential debate in July, Whitmer's name has managed to float onto the rumor mill of potential nominees for vice president.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer joins us live after winning the August primary.