Stories tagged: "whitmer"


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Pumpkin Picking, Pandemic Protections, and Economic Know-How: Michigan’s Weekly News Quiz

‘Gander reader Pastor Chris pulled off an 8/10. Can you beat his score?

Gov. Whitmer delivered powerful remarks with grace and humor at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Michigan’s Mark on the DNC Will Be Remembered Forever With This Merchandise

From tee shirts to candles, Michiganders are memorializing Gov. Whitmer’s DNC appearance.

Michigan leaders are hosting watch parties and speaking at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Michigan Is Front and Center at the DNC. Here’s When to Watch

Here’s your ultimate list of local watch parties, livestreams, and speaker lineup for this week’s big election event.

Whitmer to join the candidates and others at the 2020 Democratic National Convention
How to Watch Gov. Whitmer Speak at the DNC

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden and the DNC have big plans to bring the conference straight to you this year.

FILE - In a June 17, 2020, file photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan's Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer has extended Michigan's coronavirus emergency through Sept. 4, enabling her to keep in place restrictions designed to curb COVID-19. The Democratic governor on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, pointed to an uptick in cases. Since nearly two months ago, the seven-day statewide average is up six-fold, to about 700. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, File)
Gov. Whitmer Vetoes Bill Expanding Healthcare Providers’ Immunity During Pandemic

Legal loopholes are the source of a back-and-forth between Michigan's governor and the State Legislature.

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
Could Whitmer Be Biden’s VP? Secret Meeting Raises Eyebrows.

It looks like Michigan’s governor is being considered for a major promotion.

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Follow the Lead of #MaskUpMichigan — Not Trump’s Coronavirus Disinfo Twitter Campaign

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer nominated President Trump to tweet a pic of himself in a mask. Instead, he retweeted a dangerous video touting false coronavirus claims.