Stories tagged: "Gretchen Whitmer"

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a rally at the State Capitol building. (Courtesy/Gov. Gretchen Whitmer)
Misinformation Spreads Amid Legal Battle for Abortion Rights

Citing “confusion” over the legality abortions in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has asked the state Supreme Court to weigh in—and quickly.

An abortion rights rally at Michigan Capitol in Lansing, 2019. (Rachel Goodhew/ Shutterstock)
Abortions Are Still Legal in Michigan—At Least for Now 

Seven things to know about abortion access in Michigan after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
‘Lone Wolf’ Wisconsin Murder Suspect Had Eyes on Whitmer

Governor ‘will not be bullied or intimidated’ following ‘targeted attack’ in Wisconsin Need to Know Authorities suspect Douglas Uhde killed retired Wisconsin judge John Roemer in a “targeted attack” that may have also included other targets in both state and federal government. A “hit list” found with Uhde reportedly included Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s name. In...

Ralph Rebandt (Image via screenshot)
GOP Candidate for Michigan Governor Wants to ‘Dismantle’ Public Schools

During a recent forum, Ralph Rebandt said he also wants to eliminate sex education from schools, even though Michigan does not require it.

Protestors gather in front of the Joe Louis "Fist" statue in Detroit. Louis famously took down Max Schmeling, striking a blow to the idea of Aryan supremacy.
‘We’re Not Going to Lose The Ukrainian People’: Michiganders Stand Up Against New War 

Many Michigan neighbors woke up to war waged on their family. Now, they’re fighting back from afar.

Two MDOT employees survey the damage on one of two North M-30 bridges on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 in Edenville Township north of Midland. After two days of heavy rain, the Edenville Dam failed and flood waters rushed south, ravaging the landscapre in its path. (Jake May/The Flint Journal, via AP)
7 Projects to Get Excited About in Gov. Whitmer’s Proposed Budget for Michigan

The budget proposal comes on the wings of a large surplus. With that money, bold new programs could bring teachers to Michigan and prevent floods.

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Charging on the Go: Michigan Building Innovative Electrified Road to Power Electric Vehicles While Driving

Michigan's new electrified road is the first of its kind in the US. Best of all, the state’s not footing the whole bill.