Stories tagged: "Gretchen Whitmer"


The "Field of Flags" is pictured on the National Mall as the US Capitol Building is prepared for the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on January 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. - President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn into office January 20, 2021.
‘History Being Made’: Michigan Reacts to the Biden-Harris Inauguration

A new chapter in American history began Wednesday, Jan. 20, and watching that new beginning brought Michiganders to tears.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is implementing a plan to ensure Michiganders have access to enough vaccine doses.
Gov. Whitmer Wants Michigan to Buy Vaccine From Local Pfizer Plant

Michigan will soon have access to more doses of the vaccine, but not nearly enough to keep up with demand. So Gov. Whitmer has a plan.

Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor.
Michigan’s Survivors of Violence Have New Ways to Keep Their Addresses Confidential

For survivors of abuse, a new law seeks to mitigate the risk that their residential address falls into their abuser's hands.

WATCH: Gmac Cash Talks Putting Michigan’s Governor on the Map

The comedic rapper being the viral hit “Big Gretch” talks 2020, comedy in rap, and new music to come.

Flint residents and supporters wear shirts in 2016 that reads "Flint Lives Matter" as they wait outside the room where Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in Washington to look into the circumstances surrounding high levels of lead found in many residents' tap water in Flint, Michigan. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Flint Settlement Is a Beginning, Not a Resolution, Says Activist Mom

Lashaya Darisaw cautions against thinking the Flint Water Crisis is resolved, and against forgetting the true scale of the disaster.

In this photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich., Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP)
Gov. Whitmer Extends Partial Shutdown for 12 More Days

A lengthened partial shutdown will give health officials time to understand new data coming in about how Thanksgiving travel contributed to the spread of the disease.

Gov. Whitmer delivered powerful remarks with grace and humor at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
President-elect Biden Taps Gov. Whitmer to Help Craft Pandemic-Safe Inauguration

Often hailed for her handling of the pandemic, Gov. Whitmer was named one of the co-chairs of the committee planning a very different inauguration.