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Operation Action UP annual meeting Thursday | News, Sports, Jobs - Iron Mountain Daily News

February 13, 2019 - 13:30
Operation Action UP annual meeting Thursday | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

MARQUETTE — Operation Action U.P. will have its annual meeting starting at 8 a.m. Eastern time Thursday in the Don H. Bottum University Center Great Lakes ...

Few love Michigan's DEQ. But are oversight panels worth Whitmer-GOP showdown? - Bridge Michigan

February 13, 2019 - 06:20
Few love Michigan's DEQ. But are oversight panels worth Whitmer-GOP showdown?  Bridge Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is locked in a showdown with Republicans over her plan to kill oversight panels. Both sides agree citizens should have a say in ...

Analysis: Eight ways Gretchen Whitmer vows to improve Michigan - Bridge Michigan

February 12, 2019 - 22:51
Analysis: Eight ways Gretchen Whitmer vows to improve Michigan  Bridge Michigan

LANSING — Failing schools. Crumbling roads. Water unfit to drink. Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer painted a picture of a broken state that must be ...

Gretchen Whitmer: Roads, schools are crises that must be addressed - Detroit Free Press

February 12, 2019 - 19:50
Gretchen Whitmer: Roads, schools are crises that must be addressed  Detroit Free Press

LANSING — Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday called on Michiganders to come together to solve two crises she said threaten the state's future ...

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.