Governor Gretchen Whitmer is a tough and tested leader who works tirelessly to put Michigan first. Inspired by her family, she’s devoted her life to public service, governed through unprecedented, colliding crises, and remains focused on working with anyone to get things done that will make a difference in people’s lives.
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GOVERNOR WHITMER ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Governor Whitmer is willing to sit down with anyone to get things done. She has brought Republicans and Democrats together and has signed over 900 bipartisan bills.
She made the largest investment in K-12 education in our state’s history without raising taxes, turned a projected $3 billion deficit into a $7 billion surplus, cut taxes for small business owners, and provided over $400 million to local businesses to support and retain jobs.
Whitmer is reversing decades of disinvestment from our infrastructure and moving dirt to fix the damn roads. She has already repaired over 13,000 lane miles and more than 900 bridges, while supporting over 80,000 good paying jobs.
Governor Whitmer has secured 25,000 new auto jobs. Thanks to her leadership, the future of auto manufacturing will be made in Michigan, by Michigan workers.
Whitmer helped enroll 35,000 four-year-olds in high-quality pre-K and brought affordable child care to 150,000 more children.
The Governor has put 170,000 Michiganders and counting on a path to good-paying jobs with tuition-free skills training and higher education programs.
And she is putting more money back in the pockets of Michiganders with $400 refund checks for every driver in the state.
Governor Whitmer is delivering on the fundamentals, creating opportunity, and improving people’s lives.