Group includes former Snyder, Engler, Milliken cabinet officials, co-author of Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act LANSING – Today a group of Republican and Independent leaders from across the state announced the formation of a new coalition to help elect former Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer as the next Governor of Michigan. ‘Republicans and Independents for Whitmer’ […]
LANSING — Gretchen Whitmer and Bill Schuette will appear in two gubernatorial debates in October, representatives for the campaigns announced today. Schuette and Whitmer’s campaigns officially completed negotiations today after several weeks of productive talks. The debates are as follows: Debate 1 October 12 Grand Rapids WOOD studios Moderator: Rick Albin 7:00 PM – 8:00 […]
Democratic candidate for governor Gretchen Whitmer has earned the endorsement of the Michigan Fraternal Order of Police (MIFOP) for the November election. “Although both candidates are well versed on law enforcement issues and would lead our state well, our committee ultimately decided to support Whitmer,” explains Mike Sauger, MFOP president. “It was a difficult decision […]
Gretchen Whitmer announced Garlin Gilchrist II as her running mate in the 2018 election. Gilchrist represents next generation of rising Democratic Party leaders.
Gretchen Whitmer’s campaign for governor issued the following statement on debate negotiations with Attorney General Bill Schuette’s campaign.
The policy agenda is the result of a seven-city urban listening tour Whitmer participated in with Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans and community leaders in Detroit, Pontiac, Flint, Saginaw, Muskegon, Grand Rapids, and Benton Harbor.
With the fate of Roe vs. Wade hanging in the balance with Donald Trump’s Supreme Court appointment, Whitmer’s plan will repeal the 1931 law that criminalizes abortion and reinstate funding for family planning.
As a mom, I want my daughters to grow up in a state where women can make their own choices about their bodies.
Michigan is home to more than 21 percent of the world’s fresh water, but right now dozens of sites across the state have been identified as being contaminated with PFAS.