Michigan governor speech today time. Governor whitmer announces mi clean water. Gretchen whitmer will hold a news conference monday afternoon to address the states response to the covid 19 pandemic. In an effort to try and mitigate the risks of a second wave of covid 19 hitting michigan the governor says an extension needs to happen. She announced a program that will give 4 million masks to michigan residents who are the most vulnerable to covid 19.
She is a lawyer an educator former prosecutor state representative and senator. One step at a time. A historic 500 million investment to rebuild michigans water infrastructure oct 01 2020 paid parental leave effective today for state employees. So today we are announcing 79176 cases and 6170 total deaths due to covid 19 in michigan.
Michigan governor not afraid to shut state back down if covid 19 cases continue to rise. Inspired by her family shes devoted her life to building a. Posted at 622 am jul 28 2020 and last updated 2020 07 28 172941 04. We continue as the governor said to see low levels of deaths and hospitalization rates remain steady.
She was the first woman to lead a senate caucus. Read the full transcript of her news briefing speech here. Meeting in lansing today in. Governor gretchen whitmer is calling on congress to provide adequate financial relief for states during the covid 19 pandemic.
The last time michigan reported more than 3000 new cases in a week was may 17 23. Overall for the past two weeks weve seen a plateau in the number of daily new cases. But the most important title she boasts is mom. The seven day rolling average of cases in the detroit region has risen to 22 per million population which.
Governor gretchen whitmer is a lifelong michigander.