Gretchen Whitmer


Michigan governor 'glad' Big 10 football has been cancelled

People are asking why the Big Ten can't have some sort of a season, considering that not only the NFL but also the SEC, Big 12 and ACC will be going forward in some way in the fall.

James Anthony

Governors are preoccupied with 'resisting' Trump as senior citizens suffer and die in their long-term care homes

A young man who beat up his elderly roommate in a Detroit nursing home was there due to Whitmer's executive order forcing facilities to accept coronavirus patients.

Libby Emmons

Cuomo and other governors blame Trump for their own deadly nursing home failures

Governors that have engaged in lockdowns and enforced quarantines and business closures for all of their residents have sorely neglected their nursing home populations.

Libby Emmons

Trump encourages states to reopen despite pushback from Democratic governors

Trump is very interested in the rapid reopening of the US economy after months of shutdown. Democratic governors have been pushing back against these efforts.

Collin Jones

Protestors take to Michigan Capitol to fight Whitmer's lockdown orders

Whitmer shot back against protesters, saying, "I do think that the fact of the matter is these protests, in a perverse way, make it likelier that we're going to have to stay in a stay-at-home posture."

Collin Jones

Family charged in murder of store security guard who tried to enforce face mask rules

Three people have been charged after a fatal shooting took place at a Family Dollar in Michigan. A man and wife as well as their adult son have all been charged.

Quinn Patrick

Anti-lockdown protestors occupy Michigan statehouse

Anti-lockdown protestors in Michigan flooded into the Capitol building, and demanded access to the House floor Thursday afternoon.

Collin Jones

Michigan governor: 'I'm not going to sign any bill that takes authority away from me'

In facing backlash from Michiganders who want to get back to life as usual, Whitmer made it clear that she will not sign any bill that threatens the authority of her office.

Collin Jones

Michigan cracks down on seed purchases and tiny gatherings

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued an order prohibiting anyone from being able to purchase seeds or plants, or traveling between residences.

Collin Jones