Stories tagged: "whitmer"


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Guaranteed College Admission and a Warmer Winter: Michigan’s Weekly News Quiz

We asked Detroit entrepreneur Leslie Williams to test her knowledge this week and —of course—she got #10 right.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has appointed more than a dozen Black leaders from across the state to the newly formed Black Leadership Advisory Council.
Here Are the Appointees to Michigan’s New Black Leadership Advisory Council

The diverse group of established leaders prove that Black Michiganders are not monolithic—and they’re ready to disrupt the status quo.

Michigan's 2021 budget offers more consideration for healthier moms and babies.
How Moms and Babies Are Front and Center in Michigan’s 2021 Budget

Maternal and infant mortality rates are high in the state. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is allocating millions to understand the causes—and address them.

In a photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich., Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. The governor said she sent a letter to Republican lawmakers this week asking them to pass a bill to require residents wear masks in indoor places and crowded outdoor areas. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP)
Gov. Whitmer Asks Michigan Legislature for Statewide Mask Law

Without additional measures from the Legislature and altered behaviors from Michiganders, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun warns that up to 100 people could lose their battle with the virus each day by the end of December.

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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.