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Gretchen Whitmer

Gretchen Whitmer

Gretchen Whitmer is the 49th governor of Michigan, elected in 2018. A lifelong Michigander, she is a lawyer, an educator and a former Ingham County prosecutor. Whitmer was elected to the House of Representatives in 2000 and elected to the Michigan State Senate in 2006 where she served as the Senate Democratic Leader.

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: On the National Day of Service, let’s come together in the face of adversity

By: - January 18, 2021

Once in a generation, we’re called to act in historic ways for the greater good. For Michiganders, 2020 was filled with glimpses of heroism amid unparalleled challenges that tested the fabric of our communities.  The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t just taken over 13,600 lives across our state, it’s devastated businesses, livelihoods and left too many families […]