Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer warned Michigan families Thursday: If you want kids back in school in September, wear face masks today. She also hinted at stronger enforcement actions in the coming days.
Public health experts say they expected coronavirus cases to rise as Michigan's businesses reopened but say they worry about COVID fatigue leading to more cases.
As some service workers and others call for even more restrictions, Whitmer says ‘we need to take aggressive action right now to ensure we don’t wipe out all the progress we have made.’
The Lewis Cass Building in Lansing will now bear the name Elliott-Larsen, in honor of the authors of Michigan’s landmark civil rights act.
A group seeking to end mandatory minimum sentences is facing challenges from Michigan’s progressive governor and attorney general in it tries to get the issue on the November ballot. COVID-19 plays a pivotal role in the legal battle.
Michigan’s Democratic governor wants lawmakers to send her bills to ban chokehold use by officers and to classify "false, racially-motivated 911 calls" as hate crimes, she said Monday as protests over police brutality continued nationwide.
Michigan’s Democratic governor and Republican lawmakers announce budget deal for this fiscal year, but plenty of work could remain on an even bigger budget shortfall that is fast approaching because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Republican activists and organizers attempting to recall Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and limit her emergency powers are rushing to put petitions before voters this summer. But one effort has uncorked a law that lifts the limit for campaign donations.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday that schools will reopen in September. But what those classrooms will look like will vary greatly among school districts.
As coronavirus infections and deaths recede in Michigan, the governor on Friday lifted a ban on children summer camps. That’s a huge relief to some families.
Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula will have even more freedoms beginning June 10, when most entertainment venues and gyms will also be allowed to reopen.
The Michigan Supreme Court, in a close ruling mirroring the bench's split, tells the state Legislature that a lower court must first consider its challenge to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's emergency powers.
The Michigan Court of Appeals to decide whether a law that paved the way for a planned tunnel in the Straits of Mackinac is constitutional, since words in its title didn’t match the text of the law.
The Democratic governor urges police to increase training and implement ‘duty to intervene’ policies, as protests against police brutality and racial injustice continue in communities throughout Michigan and worldwide.
Her agenda waylaid by one emergency after another, Gretchen Whitmer now faces civil unrest in Michigan’s biggest cities. Add in a huge deficit and she could spend her term in reaction mode — provided she doesn’t leave for D.C.
Gretchen Whitmer will allow the rest of the state to follow the lead of northern Michigan next week as she lifts coronavirus restrictions, sources tell Bridge Michigan.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer blasted President Donald Trump after he reportedly lashed out at governors, telling them to “dominate” protesters or “you’re going to look like a bunch of jerks.”
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is utilizing a federal “work share” program to furlough state employees one day per week. Because of federal benefits, many state workers will earn more than they would have working five days per week.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced late Friday that it is backing a lawsuit against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, arguing she “imposed arbitrary and irrational limits” on businesses to fight COVID-19.