April 10, 2019

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed two laws, issued 21 executive orders or directives, closed state government three days due to inclement winter weather and proposed a controversial 45-cent gas tax increase.

Whitmer said on the trail “she would use every power available to her as governor to move her agenda forward,” and that’s what she’s doing, said Jen Eyer, a partn...

April 4, 2019

The governor campaigned on a pledge to "fix the damn roads" and is wise to "lay down the gauntlet on this issue," said Jen Eyer, a Democratic strategist and vice president at Vanguard Public Affairs in Lansing. 

The gas tax proposal is "not a popular thing, but it actually raises the amount of revenue to fix the problem, and I think she's really boxed (lawmakers) into a c...

March 28, 2019

President Donald Trump faces political headwinds as he seeks to reclaim Michigan in 2020 but will enter Thursday night's re-election rally in Grand Rapids with at least one major legal threat behind him. 

The first-term Republican has appeared reinvigorated in recent days after confirmation that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not establish collusion be...

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