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Zack Pohl, Author at Gretchen Whitmer for Governor - Page 2 of 4Skip to content Stand with Michigan against hate. CONTRIBUTE TODAY! X Gretchen Whitmer for Governor About Issues News Media Store DONATE Author: Zack Pohl Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Newsweek: After Michigan’s Legislature Refuses to Extend State of Emergency, Governor Whitmer Issues New Orders to ‘Save Lives’ Although Republicans in Michigan’s House of Representatives refused to allow an extension of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home orders [DATE REMOVED] Whitmer signed three new executive orders that effectively extended the state of emergency in Michigan until [DATE REMOVED], according to information from Whitmer’s office. “Today I signed new emergency and disaster declarations using independent sources […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl NY Times: Gretchen Whitmer Isn’t Backing Down Right-wing protesters, Republican lawmakers and President Trump are attacking the Michigan governor, a possible vice-presidential pick. “I’m not thinking about politics,” she says.   Read the full article here. READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Newsweek: Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Strict New Social Distancing Rules May Save Lives But At a High Political Price For a solid month, the rapturous reviews for Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s leadership during the coronavirus outbreak made her ascent to a plum role on the national political stage look like a very sure bet in an otherwise uncertain world. There was escalating buzz about her prospects of becoming Joe Biden’s running mate. Admiring testimonials […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl NPR: Michigan Gov. Whitmer: States Won’t Open ‘Via Twitter’ ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: President Trump says he has total authority to decide when the country should reopen. That’s false, as a constitutional scholar explains in another part of the program. The president softened his message today, saying he would work with governors to find the right time to dial back stay-at-home orders. Gretchen Whitmer is […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl NBC News: ‘That woman from Michigan’: Gov. Whitmer stands out in the pandemic. Just ask Trump. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel caught wind of a surprising development. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office had about 75 new executive orders the state’s top law enforcement official would soon need to review. “Do you mean seven? Do you mean five? Is that an accident?” Nessel said she responded.   Read the full article here. READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Vogue: Why ‘That Woman From Michigan’ Should Be on Joe Biden’s Short List for V.P. “We’ve had a big problem with the young, a woman governor,” President Donald Trump told his favorite television pundit, Sean Hannity, [DATE REMOVED]. The president continued musing, “You know who I’m talking about, from Michigan,” and later added, “All she does is sit there and blame the federal government. She doesn’t get it done.” Then, […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl USA Today: For governors, the coronavirus is a test, from its deadly toll to dealing with Trump For governors, too, the coronavirus has been a test. They find themselves rallying an anxious public, bidding against one another for scarce ventilators on the open market and sometimes scrapping with the president over what the federal government should and has delivered. More than any other elected official, governors have been making the on-the-ground decisions that will […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl USA Today: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wears ‘That Woman from Michigan’ T-shirt on ‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’ DETROIT – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been a frequent guest on cable news networks during the coronavirus crisis and [DATE REMOVED] she landed on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.” But it wasn’t a comedy routine. She used the time on the television show to plead the state’s case for needing more […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl WXYZ: Whitmer formally declares a state of disaster in Michigan during COVID-19 outbreak LANSING, Mich. (WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has formally declared a state of disaster in Michigan. She signed an executive order [DATE REMOVED] which expanded the scope of economic, educational, and civic dislocation caused by the COVID-19, and equips the administration to address fully the devastation caused by virus that also made the formal declaration. “Since […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl CNN: ‘That governor is me’: Gretchen Whitmer takes on Trump as coronavirus cases rise in Michigan (CNN) President Donald Trump has lashed out at several Democratic governors who are responding to the coronavirus crisis, but his harshest words have been reserved for Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer. Trump said [DATE REMOVED] he had a “big problem” with the “young, a woman governor” in Michigan, complaining that “all she does is sit there and blame the federal government.” [DATE REMOVED] he said […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email « PREVIOUS 1 2 3 4 NEXT » Meet Gretchen Meet Garlin Issues News Volunteer Events Media Store Donate JOIN GRETCHEN Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Medium P.O. Box 15282, Lansing MI 48901 PAID FOR BY GRETCHEN WHITMER FOR GOVERNOR, PO BOX 15282, LANSING, MI 48901
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Black Economic Alliance endorses Gretchen Whitmer for Governor - Gretchen Whitmer for GovernorSkip to content Stand with Michigan against hate. CONTRIBUTE TODAY! X Gretchen Whitmer for Governor About Issues News Media Store DONATE POSTED ON OCTOBER 12, 2018 BY ADAM FOX-LONG Black Economic Alliance endorses Gretchen Whitmer for Governor Group led by top Black business executives lauds Whitmer’s commitment to expanding opportunity for Black Michiganders DETROIT — Today the Black Economic Alliance, a national political group led by top  Black business leaders and advocates focused on electing candidates who support economic policies that will improve outcomes for Black Americans, announced its’ support for Gretchen Whitmer for Governor. “The Black Economic Alliance is a fantastic example of Americans trying to lift each other up, knowing that what’s best for working people is also good for our economy,” said Whitmer. “I’m deeply honored by this endorsement and looking forward to working with the Alliance to create opportunities for Michiganders to learn high-wage skills, support small business development, and ensure everyone can participate in the new economy.” Whitmer has laid out an ambitious plan to promote economic stability and growth for all Michigan families with three pillar strategies to reboot the economy: High-wage skills training, including creating paths to high wage skills for every Michigander, debt-free [DATE REMOVED] college to make college more affordable for families, and expanding job opportunities for veterans across the state of Michigan. Closing the economic inequality gap by raising the minimum wage, providing important benefits like Paid Family Leave, and repealing Michigan’s Right to Work law. Making Michigan a place where people want to stay in and businesses want to move to by fixing the roads, reusing abandoned land, and promoting placemaking to create more vibrant communities that can attract the kind of talented workforce our businesses need to grow and create jobs. “Former Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer has long been an advocate for the working families of Michigan — we know as Governor she will make it a priority to expand economic opportunity for the state’s Black community,” said Akunna Cook, Executive Director of the Black Economic Alliance.  “We look forward to working with Gretchen on policies that support minority-owned small businesses, help address educational disparities in Michigan, and create a better future for Black families across the state.” The Black Economic Alliance is working primarily on highly competitive races in states and districts with a significant Black population where turnout among Black voters could be decisive. ### Share this post: Share Tweet Email Post navigation  Previous Post Sen. Bernie Sanders Endorses Whitmer for Governor Next Post   Whitmer Crushes Bill Schuette in First Gubernatorial Debate Meet Gretchen Meet Garlin Issues News Volunteer Events Media Store Donate JOIN GRETCHEN Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Medium P.O. Box 15282, Lansing MI 48901 PAID FOR BY GRETCHEN WHITMER FOR GOVERNOR, PO BOX 15282, LANSING, MI 48901
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Zack Pohl, Author at Gretchen Whitmer for Governor - Page 3 of 4Skip to content Stand with Michigan against hate. CONTRIBUTE TODAY! X Gretchen Whitmer for Governor About Issues News Media Store DONATE Author: Zack Pohl Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl USA Today: President Trump slams Gov. Whitmer as he weighs disaster request for Michigan President Donald Trump attacked Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on the Sean Hannity Show on Fox News [DATE REMOVED] saying he is weighing a disaster declaration for Michigan, but “it’s not been pleasant” dealing with Whitmer. “We’ve had a big problem with the young, a woman governor from — you know who I’m talking about — from Michigan,” Trump told […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl C-SPAN: Democratic Response to State of the Union Address Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) delivered the Democratic response to President Trump’s State of the Union address. She talked about needed updates to infrastructure, health care policy, and wages. Governor Whitmer also criticized President Trump’s tweets and touched on the Senate impeachment trial of the president.   Read the full article here. READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Lansing State Journal: Whitmer: MSU dean to lead statewide effort to improve health care for people of color LANSING — The dean of Michigan State University’s College of Nursing will lead a statewide effort to improve health care for people of color, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced [DATE REMOVED] at her State of the State address. Dr. Randolph Rasch, who teaches as well as leads the College of Nursing, was the first African American man to get […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Detroit Free Press: Whitmer announces $3.5-billion road bonding plan in State of the State LANSING – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, whose plan for a large gas tax increase was rejected [DATE REMOVED] by the Republican-controlled Legislature, announced a $3.5-billion borrowing plan to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads in her second State of the State address [DATE REMOVED]. She said her plan, which does not require legislative approval, will either add or expand […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl WXYZ: Here’s a list of the executive directives signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer so far LANSING, Mich. (WXYZ) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer continues to sign executive directives during her first year in office. Take a look at the directives below and what each of them means. Executive Directive [DATE REMOVED] The first directive she signed directs state of Michigan employees to report health issues, specifically, any imminent threat to public […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Bridge MI: Michigan Gov. Whitmer on tough first year: ‘I did what I said I was going to’ LANSING –  She’s the popular “fix the damn roads” candidate whose roads plan crashed and burned at the Capitol. A former legislator who clashed with lawmakers. A rising star in national Democratic politics bogged down by political infighting in her own state. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s first year in office was, in many ways, defined by another […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Detroit Free Press: Whitmer tells Trump Michigan will keep welcoming refugees LANSING — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said [DATE REMOVED] that she wrote a letter informing the federal government that communities in the state will continue welcoming refugees after the Trump administration began requiring written consent. “Michigan has a rich history of welcoming refugees and other immigrants to our state,” the Democrat said in a statement announcing […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Detroit News: Whitmer signs ‘historic reform’ to treat 17-year-old offenders as juveniles Lansing — Bills that would treat 17-year-olds in Michigan’s criminal justice system as juveniles instead of adults were signed into law [DATE REMOVED] by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in what supporters called a “historic reform.” Michigan joins 46 other states who already treat 17-year-olds as juveniles or are preparing to do so. During a bill signing ceremony at the […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Bridge MI: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer eases access to welfare in Michigan LANSING — Low-income Michigan residents can have more money in the bank without losing access to public assistance under new policies announced [DATE REMOVED] by Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Beginning [DATE REMOVED], Michigan will allow residents with up to $15,000 in personal assets to remain eligible for cash, food and emergency relief assistance programs, including funding […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Detroit Free Press: Gretchen Whitmer officially sworn in as Michigan’s 49th governor LANSING – Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took the oath of office as Michigan’s 49th governor [DATE REMOVED] challenging Michiganders to overcome their partisan differences to build a better state, as she said the state’s residents have done previously. More than 2,000 people braved freezing temperatures on a gray and damp day. Rain that drenched and muddied the Capitol grounds overnight […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email « PREVIOUS 1 2 3 4 NEXT » Meet Gretchen Meet Garlin Issues News Volunteer Events Media Store Donate JOIN GRETCHEN Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Medium P.O. Box 15282, Lansing MI 48901 PAID FOR BY GRETCHEN WHITMER FOR GOVERNOR, PO BOX 15282, LANSING, MI 48901
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