LANSING, Mich., Jan. 25, 2023 — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered the State of the State address tonight 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. Jennifer Conlin (D-Ann Arbor Charter Township) issued the following statement on Whitmer’s address: 

“I’m proud to support the governor. She articulated the key priorities that Michiganders share, from safeguarding reproductive rights to promoting gun safety to supporting enhanced educational opportunities for our children and codifying climate protections that will help preserve our treasured natural resources for future generations. I’m excited to get to work, and I can’t wait to see what we can accomplish.”