LANSING, Mich., Jan. 26, 2023 — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered the State of the State address last night before a joint session of the Legislature at the Capitol in Lansing. In the speech, the governor discussed her legislative agenda for the new term, which includes bolstering the economy, increasing public safety, lowering costs for families, protecting fundamental rights, supporting Michigan workers, investing in early childhood education and attracting talent to Michigan. State Rep. Erin Byrnes (D-Dearborn) issued the following statement on Whitmer’s address:

“I am proud to fight for the people of Michigan. I look forward to working with the governor to uplift Michigan’s working families and deliver critical economic resources. With the governor’s support, we can address key issues in House District 15, such as resources for infrastructure, funding to empower our students and teachers, and job creation for our hardworking community members. . I will advocate for the governor’s bold agenda and work to bring every available resource home.”