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. Carrie Rheingans (D-Ann Arbor) issued the following statement on Whitmer’s address:

“The governor is making the health and well-being of Michiganders her highest priority. I look forward to working with her to pass common-sense firearm safety reforms to keep our kids safe, tax cuts to help working families put food on the table and voting protections to preserve our democracy. I will do all I can in the Legislature to make this vision for our state a reality.”