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. Nate Shannon (D-Sterling Heights) issued the following statement on Whitmer’s address: 

“As transportation committee chair, it is important for Michiganders to continue to move throughout our wonderful state with safety and trust in our infrastructure. It is also of the utmost importance that our state prioritizes efficient means of travel. It was made quite clear today — let’s continue to travel down this road toward a more mobile, secure and better Michigan.”