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Zack Pohl, Author at Gretchen Whitmer for Governor100%Skip 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 9&10 News: AG Nessel, Gov. Whitmer Sue Betsy DeVos Over Education Funding The state of Michigan is leading a coalition of states in a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and, specifically, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. The state says DeVos is intentionally misreading the CARES Act and falsely directing relief money to rich private schools. The CARES Act says how the money should be allocated between […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl NY Times: A Governor on Her Own, With Everything at Stake From her living room, Gretchen Whitmer has led Michigan through a pandemic, an economic meltdown and even a dam collapse — all at a time when government itself seems broken.   Read the full article here. READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Detroit Free Press: Group with GOP ties launching petition to repeal Whitmer’s emergency powers LANSING — A group with ties to the Michigan Republican Party is launching a petition drive to repeal the emergency powers Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is using to address the coronavirus pandemic. Unlock Michigan has submitted petition language for consideration by the Board of State Canvassers. The move comes as Michigan has seen a significant drop in COVID-19 […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl NY Times: Gretchen Whitmer: The Coronavirus Is a Civil Rights Battle, Too George Floyd’s death and the pandemic both reveal American infections. Why is the federal government undermining my fight against them?   Read the full article here. READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Mlive: ‘Things feel so dark,’ Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says on riots, coronavirus and Midland flooding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer provided blunt statements on how Michigan in 2020 has faced crisis after crisis, saying it is “hard to believe on a beautiful [DATE REMOVED] that things feel so dark.” She traded statements with Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist in a social media post about how the state has dealt with the COVID-19 outbreak, the Midland dam […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl The Guardian: ‘Big Gretch’: how the pandemic pushed Michigan’s governor into the spotlight [DATE REMOVED], Detroit local media reported on assassination threats made by members of rightwing Facebook groups against Michigan’s governor, Gretchen Whitmer. That [DATE REMOVED], Whitmer addressed the tense situation by taking aim at largely silent Republicans in the legislature. “This could be avoided if Republican leadership in the legislature would step up and denounce that kind of […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Wall Street Journal: Coronavirus Helps Turn Michigan Into 2020 Election’s Ground Zero The country has 50 states, obviously, but only about a dozen are really competitive when it comes to a presidential election. An even smaller subset, perhaps just half a dozen, will form the true electoral battleground for 2020. And in recent days, one state out of that select group has seemed to emerge as ground […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl NBC News: Michigan Gov. Whitmer wants to ban guns from Capitol after armed anti-lockdown protests Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to bar weapons from being taken into the state Capitol after anti-lockdown protesters showed up with firearms, she told NBC News in a wide-ranging interview. Whitmer’s comments came after gun-toting militia protesters joined a larger group demanding that she reopen parts of the state’s economy in a demonstration [DATE REMOVED]. The […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Detroit Free Press: Gov. Whitmer sends Bell’s beer care package to ‘SNL’ star Cecily Strong Well, one thing’s for certain: Cecily Strong won’t hold the wrong beer ever again when portraying Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. You may recall [DATE REMOVED] Strong played the role of the Michigan governor during a “[DATE REMOVED] Live” sketch that didn’t make the live airing but was posted online after. The State of Michigan took notice — and so did […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email Posted on [DATE REMOVED] by Zack Pohl Washington Post: After [DATE REMOVED] of armed protesters and a GOP lawsuit threat, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extends state of emergency Confronted with armed protesters at the state capitol and a lawsuit threat from GOP lawmakers over her executive orders, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) was unmoved, deciding to extend Michigan’s state-of-emergency declaration against the legislature’s wishes and without its approval. Whitmer’s executive actions [DATE REMOVED] which extend various business closures and the emergency declaration to [DATE REMOVED], […] READ MORE Share Tweet Email 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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Detroit Free Press: Gov. Whitmer sends Bell's beer care package to 'SNL' star Cecily Strong - 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 MAY 3, 2020 BY ZACK POHL Detroit Free Press: Gov. Whitmer sends Bell’s beer care package to ‘SNL’ star Cecily Strong Well, one thing’s for certain: Cecily Strong won’t hold the wrong beer ever again when portraying Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. You may recall [DATE REMOVED] Strong played the role of the Michigan governor during a “[DATE REMOVED] Live” sketch that didn’t make the live airing but was posted online after. The State of Michigan took notice — and so did Whitmer, who told Fox 2 that she found it funny, but took issue with Strong holding a Labatt Blue rather than a Michigan-made beer.   Read the full article here. Share this post: Share Tweet Email Post navigation  Previous Post Washington Post: After [DATE REMOVED] of armed protesters and a GOP lawsuit threat, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extends state of emergency Next Post   NBC News: Michigan Gov. Whitmer wants to ban guns from Capitol after armed anti-lockdown protests 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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Whitmer Releases Plan to Protect Roe v. Wade in Michigan - 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 JULY 24, 2018 BY ADAM FOX-LONG Whitmer Releases Plan to Protect Roe v. Wade in Michigan DETROIT — Today former Senate Democratic Leader and Ingham County Prosecutor Gretchen Whitmer released her plan to protect and expand women’s reproductive rights by enshrining Roe v. Wade protections in state law. With the fate of Roe vs. Wade hanging in the balance with Donald Trump’s Supreme Court appointment, Whitmer’s plan will repeal the 1931 law that criminalizes abortion and reinstate funding for family planning. Read the plan here. “The stakes in this election couldn’t be higher for Michigan women and families,” said Whitmer. “As Governor, I will work fiercely to defend the rights of every Michigan woman, including women’s access to all forms of reproductive care and contraception. I am going to fight like hell to pass state laws that will protect women’s legal right to control their bodies and make their own decisions about whether and when to become a parent. The fate of Roe v. Wade and our constitutional rights are on the line in this election, and there is simply too much at stake for Michigan women to let Bill Schuette anywhere near the governor’s office.” “We can’t change the minds of people like Bill Schuette about whether women should have safe and legal access to all forms of reproductive care, but we sure can change where they sit,” said Lori Carpentier, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan. “Michigan women need a governor who will stand up and protect our rights. Gretchen Whitmer has a real plan to protect Roe v. Wade in state law, and she’s the only candidate in this race who actually knows how to get it done.” Whitmer’s plan includes: Repealing PA 328 of 1938, which criminalizes abortion and labels family planning medical professionals as felons. Restore family planning funding for low-income Michiganders that was cut by Governor Snyder and Lansing Republicans. Repealing Michigan’s “rape insurance” law. Requiring insurance companies to cover 365-day supplies of covered prescription contraceptives. Removing the 24-hour waiting period for an abortion. Ensuring health facilities cannot refuse to provide reproductive health services if withholding them would result in health risks. Fixing our burdensome and ineffective sexual education laws. Whitmer has also released plans to clean up Michigan’s drinking water, improve education and skills training, create more good-paying jobs, fix Michigan’s infrastructure and make state government more open, transparent and accountable. ### Share this post: Share Tweet Email Post navigation  Previous Post Whitmer Blasts Schuette Plan to Ban Abortion in Michigan Next Post   Whitmer Releases Plan to Fight Urban Poverty 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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