Gov. Whitmer: student loan relief won’t be taxed

LANSING, Mich. – Wednesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that student loan relief would not be treated as taxable income in Michigan. Approximately 1.4 million Michiganders eligible for relief will not owe any state taxes for receiving benefits of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program or other student loan forgiveness. Today’s announcement builds on Governor Whitmer’s actions to make higher education more affordable for Michiganders in every corner of the state.  […]

Gov. Whitmer signs bills increasing road patrol funding

LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday signed three bipartisan bills increasing funding for the Secondary Road Patrol (SRP) program. These bills will keep drivers safe in their communities by putting more officers on the road, improving recruitment and retention efforts, and bolstering training. The bills build on the MI Safe Communities program the governor launched last summer to invest in local police, get illegal guns off the street, and expand opportunities in jobs, education, and the […]

Governor Whitmer Visits Upper Peninsula to Talk 76-Billion-Dollar Budget

Governor Whitmer was touting her recently signed 76 billion dollar budget while touring the UP last week. The governor made stops in Marquette and at the UP State Fair. She highlighted multiple Upper Peninsula projects that are mentioned in the budget. That includes a new 34 million dollar D-J Jacobetti Home for Veterans and $9,150 […]

Governor Whitmer Announces New DJ Jacobetti Veterans Home

Governor Gretchen Whitmer visited Marquette earlier in the week to announce the upcoming projects surrounding the DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans. The existing home is over 40 years old and in desperate need of an upgrade according to many involved with the project, including 38th District Senator Ed Mcbroom. Whitmer, Alongside veterans and staff of […]

MICHIGAN PRIMARY- 109th District LIVE UPDATES

FINAL UPDATE 100% of Districts Reporting – (Last Update 1:46pm EST 8/3/2022) Governor (D)- Gretchen Whitmer (Winner- Unopposed) GOP PRIMARY 100% Reporting (R)- Tudor Dixon- 435,375 (41%) (WINNER) (R)- Kevin Rinke- 235,573 (22%) (R)- Garrett Soldano- 192,074 (18%) (R)- Ryan Kelley – 165,201 (15%) (R)- Ralph Rebandt – 44,933 (4%) US HOUSE District 1 (D)- […]