LANSING — Tonight, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered her first State of the State address, outlining her vision for the state and calling for bipartisan collaboration to address the issues facing Michigan’s working families. In response, state Rep. Wendell Byrd (D-Detroit) issued the following statement:

“Tonight Gov. Whitmer shared with us a hopeful and practical plan for Michigan’s future. It is gratifying to hear the issues we have been fighting to see addressed will now get the attention and resources they deserve.”