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Watch live: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to talk ‘innovative future’

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer standing next to several people
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has used the Mackinac Policy Conference to announce multiple initiatives (Bridge photo by Jonathan Oosting)
  • Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to speak Thursday afternoon at Mackinac Policy Conference
  • Second-term Democrat expected to outline her ‘vision for Michigan’s innovative future’
  • You can stream live video of Whitmer’s speech below

MACKINAC ISLAND — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to outline her “vision for Michigan’s innovative future” Thursday afternoon at the Mackinac Policy Conference. 

The keynote address is expected to begin at 3:10 p.m. You can watch her speech below, along with any other main stage programming at the Grand Hotel.

The Mackinac Policy Conference, hosted by the Detroit Regional Chamber, is an annual gathering that brings together some of the state’s top political and business leaders. 


Whitmer has so far used this year’s conference to tout new housing and home energy rebate initiatives, along with a plan to expand a shared network of 3D Printers for small businesses in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties as part of Automation Alley’s Project DIAMOnD.

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