Stories tagged: "Gov. Gretchen Whitmer"


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No Gimmick: The Debt-Free, Job-Guaranteed Pathway Not Enough People Know About

In countries across the Atlantic, apprenticeships are how most young people enter the workforce. Here, many don’t know what they are. Michigan wants to change that.

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Snowy State, Child Care Desert: What’s Being Done About Child Care in Michigan

Many Michigan families had to stay home with their young ones during the pandemic. Now, the state is working to make child care available and accessible.

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Michigan Wants to Use COVID Funds To Get Guns Off the Street

Michigan wants to use COVID relief funds to train police officers as well as to get illegal guns off the street.

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)
Whitmer Goes to Washington to Share Expertise in Crises With White House

From extreme polar weather to a 500 year flood and the pandemic, Michigan’s leader has built a reputation for helping communities through a crisis.