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New Great Lakes governors: Fast starts, slow transitions and early divisive politics - Great Lakes Now

February 12, 2019 - 13:50
New Great Lakes governors: Fast starts, slow transitions and early divisive politics  Great Lakes Now

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer articulated a big water agenda in her election campaign and wasted no time acting on it when she assumed office.

New Great Lakes governors: Fast starts, slow transitions and early divisive politics - WVIK

February 12, 2019 - 11:00
New Great Lakes governors: Fast starts, slow transitions and early divisive politics  WVIK

Text BlockMichigan's Whitmer hit the ground running; Illinois and Ohio governors cautious on big Great Lakes issues Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

State of the State: Whitmer warns of infrastructure 'catastrophe' - Crain's Detroit Business

February 12, 2019 - 03:00
State of the State: Whitmer warns of infrastructure 'catastrophe'  Crain's Detroit Business

Chad Livengood · Tweet · Share · Share · Email; More. Print. Whitmer will detail her road funding plan on March 5 in her first budget address to Legislature ...

Michigan Chamber Announces Job Providers Agenda To Keep Michigan Moving Forward - PRNewswire

February 11, 2019 - 11:33
Michigan Chamber Announces Job Providers Agenda To Keep Michigan Moving Forward  PRNewswire

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the best ways to keep Michigan moving forward is for state lawmakers to focus on policy initiatives that ...

Watch: Michigan State of the State 2019 - Detroit PBS - One Detroit

February 11, 2019 - 03:00
Watch: Michigan State of the State 2019  Detroit PBS - One Detroit

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer lays out her new legislative year agenda Tuesday, February 12 from 7-8:30pm ET. Senior Capitol Correspondent Tim ...

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Commends Attorney General For Inviting Comments On Law Allowing Replacement Of Line 5 With An Underground Tunnel - PRNewswire

February 8, 2019 - 10:19
Michigan Chamber of Commerce Commends Attorney General For Inviting Comments On Law Allowing Replacement Of Line 5 With An Underground Tunnel  PRNewswire

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In a document submitted to the Michigan Attorney General, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce outlined support ...

Whitmer measures launch partisan battle over so-called "polluter panels" - Petoskey News-Review

February 8, 2019 - 07:00
Whitmer measures launch partisan battle over so-called "polluter panels"  Petoskey News-Review

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's actions earlier this week, in which she overhauled a number of existing Michigan environmental oversight agencies, set ...

GOP Senate still undecided on scrapping gov. environmental order - Michigan Advance

February 8, 2019 - 03:00
GOP Senate still undecided on scrapping gov. environmental order  Michigan Advance

Republicans remain displeased over a new environmental order from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, but it's unclear if the GOP-led Legislature will ultimately throttle the ...

Former state environmental director surprises with support for Whitmer in DEQ fight - Crain's Detroit Business

February 7, 2019 - 19:33
Former state environmental director surprises with support for Whitmer in DEQ fight  Crain's Detroit Business

Former Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Director C. Heidi Grether certainly surprised many environmental and natural resources advocates this ...

Redistricting guru: Michigan's maps are legal, even if process was political - Bridge Michigan

February 7, 2019 - 16:37
Redistricting guru: Michigan's maps are legal, even if process was political  Bridge Michigan

Michigan's gerrymandering trial wraps up with testimony from the architect of the state's political maps. He says he was besieged with requests but kept the ...

Whitmer measures launch partisan battle over so-called "polluter panels" - Petoskey News-Review

February 7, 2019 - 12:17
Whitmer measures launch partisan battle over so-called "polluter panels"  Petoskey News-Review

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's actions earlier this week, in which she overhauled a number of existing Michigan environmental oversight agencies, set ...

GOP-led Michigan House rejects Whitmer's environmental order - Grand Haven Tribune

February 7, 2019 - 03:00
GOP-led Michigan House rejects Whitmer's environmental order  Grand Haven Tribune

LANSING — The Republican-led Michigan House voted Wednesday to reject Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's environmental order that would reshape the state ...

GOP-led Michigan House rejects Whitmer’s environmental order - Tacoma News Tribune

February 6, 2019 - 20:10
GOP-led Michigan House rejects Whitmer’s environmental order  Tacoma News Tribune

The Republican-led Michigan House has voted to reject Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's environmental order that would reshape the state environmental agency.

Michigan's GOP House moves to void Dem governor's decision on environmental panels | TheHill - The Hill

February 6, 2019 - 19:34
Michigan's GOP House moves to void Dem governor's decision on environmental panels | TheHill  The Hill

The Republican-controlled Michigan state House voted to reject newly-elected Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's sweeping environmental executive action.

GOP-led Michigan House rejects Whitmer’s environmental order - Raleigh News & Observer

February 6, 2019 - 19:23
GOP-led Michigan House rejects Whitmer’s environmental order  Raleigh News & Observer

The Republican-led Michigan House has voted to reject Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's environmental order that would reshape the state environmental agency.

Lawmakers to challenge Whitmer environmental order - The Detroit News

February 6, 2019 - 10:05
Lawmakers to challenge Whitmer environmental order  The Detroit News

Lawmakers will challenge Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's order that abolished environmental review panels the GOP majority passed into law last year.

Michigan Republicans move to block Gov. Whitmer's environmental overhaul - Bridge Michigan

February 6, 2019 - 03:00
Michigan Republicans move to block Gov. Whitmer's environmental overhaul  Bridge Michigan

One month after taking office and pledging to work with Republicans, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's plans to reorganize the state's environment agency face a ...

GOP-Led Michigan House Rejects Whitmer's Environmental Order - U.S. News & World Report

February 6, 2019 - 03:00
GOP-Led Michigan House Rejects Whitmer's Environmental Order  U.S. News & World Report

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's Legislature is considering whether to quickly reject Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's order that abolished three new panels that have ...

GOP-led Michigan House rejects Whitmer's environmental order - Herald-Whig

February 6, 2019 - 03:00
GOP-led Michigan House rejects Whitmer's environmental order  Herald-Whig

The Republican-led Michigan House has voted to reject Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's environmental order that would reshape the state environmental agency.