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Peters Reintroduces Legislation to Ensure Public Buildings Utilize Energy Efficient Lighting

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 5:00 PM

Bipartisan Bill Will Help Save Taxpayer Dollars

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, reintroduced a bipartisan bill that would help save taxpayer dollars by directing the General Services Administration (GSA) to install the most life-cycle cost effective and energy efficient lighting in public buildings. The bill previously passed through Committee during the 116th Congress.

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Governor Whitmer Issues Statement After the State Administers 2 Millionth Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 4:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. -- Governor Whitmer made the following statement after the state hit another vaccination milestone today by administering over 2 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Statement from Governor Whitmer, MEDC Committee Chair Awenate Cobbina on MEDC CEO Mark Burton

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2021 8:00 AM

LANSING – Thursday Governor Gretchen Whitmer and MEDC Executive Committee Chair Awenate Cobbina released the following statements congratulating MEDC CEO Mark Burton for accepting a new position with Honigman, to be announced shortly. 

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Treasury: Whitmer Administration Announces Launching of Michigan Small Emerging Manager Program

Michigan Business Network
February 25, 2021 6:00 PM

$300 Million Available for Michigan’s
Emerging Small-Market Investment Managers

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks today announced the launching of a new program that provides smaller investment fund managers an opportunity to grow by managing state pension fund dollars.

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PHOTOS: Governor Whitmer Visits Vaccine Site in Garden City Alongside Leaders and Elected Officials

Michigan Business Network
February 25, 2021 4:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer traveled to a vaccination clinic in Garden City to see firsthand the collaboration and work being done to achieve the governor’s goal of vaccinating 70% of Michiganders, who are 16 years and older, as quickly as possible.

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PHOTOS: Governor Whitmer’s Update on COVID-19 Response and In-Person Learning

Michigan Business Network
February 25, 2021 10:00 AM

New report shows that 97% of school districts will be back in-person by March 1.   

LANSING, Mich. -- Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun provided an update regarding COVID-19 and the continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus and ramp up vaccinations efforts.

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Gov. Whitmer Delivers Remarks Before U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 1:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today delivered remarks before a virtual hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works entitled, “Building Back Better: Investing in Transportation while Addressing Climate Change, Improving Equity, and Fostering Economic Growth and Innovation.”

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RELEASE: Whitmer: Magna’s investment in St. Clair creating more than 300 jobs, strengthening Michigan as leader in EV manufacturing

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2021 9:00 AM

    • Magna adding 304 jobs, investing $70.1 million in St. Clair with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund 
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RELEASE : PHOTOS: Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II Toured Vaccination Operation at University of Michigan

Michigan Business Network
February 23, 2021 12:00 PM

Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist returned to his alma mater to see how the vaccination rollout was progressing and thank the hardworking Michiganders distributing the COVID-19 vaccine 

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Today, Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, along with Dr. Mark Schlissel, president of the University of Michigan, toured the University of Michigan vaccination operation, which is being operated out of the ‘Big House,’ University of Michigan’s football stadium.

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Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order to Ensure Adequate Propane Distribution in Michigan

Michigan Business Network
February 22, 2021 12:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – Saturday Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order declaring a state of energy emergency in Michigan to ensure adequate propane distribution over the coming days. 

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