Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Governor Whitmer visits UP, announces ski event

Aug 14, 2019

A ski jump in the Upper Peninsula is in line to host an international competition in 2021.

At a press conference at the U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in Marquette today (Wed) Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a 3-million-dollar grant for the Pine Mountain ski jump in Iron Mountain. The facility is one of the largest artificial ski jumps in the world.

Michigan Department of Civil Rights

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has barred embattled Michigan civil rights director Agustin Arbulu from cabinet meetings. Whitmer says it’s time for Arbulu to be fired for “unacceptable conduct.”

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer says she would support a “red flag” law to allow law enforcement to seize firearms from someone who is deemed a risk.

(Photo by Rick Pluta)

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has again called on Republican leaders to reconvene the Legislature to wrap up work on a new state budget and a plan to fix the roads.

       But GOP leaders say there’s no reason yet. 


C & D Amundsen

Enbridge Energy alerted state officials on Wednesday that an 81 foot span of the oil pipeline in the straits of Mackinac is unsupported.