Gretchen Whitmer

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Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Michigan Department ) : “Ensuring access to appropriate testing and medical treatment without financial concern is an important part of fighting this virus,” “We’re continuing to work around the clock to slow the spread of this virus and keep people healthy, and I am thankful that Michigan’s health insurers have continued to step up to do their part” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it’s unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

nbcnews Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it’s unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it's unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

wcfcourier Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it's unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it’s unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

tribtown Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “It’s not my decision to make,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I think every one of us is interested in football,” “Every one of us is tired in COVID-19. I am, too” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I support the decision that they’ve made,” “It’s not my decision to make. It is theirs and they will move forward. In my conversation with my fellow governors last night, we were talking a little bit about spectators and the prospect of that in various types of arenas, and we’re all trying to do what we can to engage in some normalcy and keep people safe” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We continue to determine if there are additional things that we can do safely, but if we want to preserve that as an option, we’ve got to be serious about masking up,” “We’ve got to be serious about this reengagement of our economy in the safest way, and that’s everyone doing their part” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Given the state of this virus, there’s not a one-size-fits-all solution,” “These are really decisions that (need to be made) at the local level that we are supporting, that we are helping to inform” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it’s unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

woodtv Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Michiganders should start taking action now. Today is the day to have a plan for voting,” External link

woodtv Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “While some of the actions we must take are personally uncomfortable and inconvenient, there is broad consensus that they will contain COVID-19 cases to levels that will enable us to safely reopen our economy, our schools and other institutions – and keep them open,” External link

mlive Monday, September 14, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Over the past six months Michiganders across the state have put their lives on the line every single day to protect others from this deadly virus,” External link

ibtimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Michigan Department ) : “This initiative is Michigan’s way of expressing gratitude to essential workers for protecting public health and keeping our state running,” External link

newschannel5 Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Michigan Department ) : “This initiative is Michigan’s way of expressing gratitude to essential workers for protecting public health and keeping our state running,” External link

usaToday Friday, September 11, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Michigan Department ) : “This initiative is Michigan’s way of expressing gratitude to essential workers for protecting public health and keeping our state running,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "It's just devastating to hear that when we've been working so hard to save lives," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Making this a political question really undermines the seriousness of this issue, and how critical it is that we follow science and do what we need to do to protect people,” External link

mlive Friday, September 11, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "It's just devastating to hear that when we've been working so hard to save lives," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "It's just devastating to hear that when we've been working so hard to save lives," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The president’s blatantly partisan cuts to funding for National Guard units in all but five states is dangerous and could cost American lives,” “Our Guard members have been vital to our COVID-19 response by testing thousands of people in communities across the state during the height of the pandemic, and will be crucial to our recovery efforts moving forward. It’s irresponsible and irrational to fully fund National Guard activities in some states but not others” External link

mlive Friday, September 11, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Historically, when Americans put their lives on the line for our country, the betterment of our country, to defend us from a common enemy, a grateful nation has afforded them educational opportunities to show our gratitude,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, September 11, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “It’s important that we can engage in some of these things that make life feel a little more normal, but we still have to be very smart about it for our student-athletes, for their families and for our educators,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, September 11, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "It's just devastating to hear that when we've been working so hard to save lives," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “These men and women have emerged as the real heroes in the midst of this pandemic. And yet we know it’s a lot more important to act and treat them like heroes they are — not just call them heroes,” “We got to work around the clock to ensure that long after this crisis is over that our front-line workers have the support they need to get ahead” External link

woodtv Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “These men and women have emerged as the real heroes in the midst of this pandemic. And yet we know it’s a lot more important to act and treat them like heroes they are — not just call them heroes,” “We got to work around the clock to ensure that long after this crisis is over that our frontline workers have the support they need to get ahead” External link

woodtv Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “My heart goes out to his family and the entire law enforcement community as they deal with this tragic loss,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We know that there are woman who are in labor for 20 hours wearing a mask, and that is some of the hardest work you can do -- I know,” “The fact of the matter is, I don’t want to make light of the necessity of mask wearing” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Bob Woodward ) : “We learned from some revelations from Bob Woodward that the president admitted in a tape this past February that he knew that COVID-19 passes through the air,” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I think the biggest enemy of the state right now is the misinformation that’s coming out of the head of state,” “The biggest threat to the American people is the American president, right now. It’s devastating, and I do not relish saying that” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I know that it’s important that we can engage in some of these things that make life feel a little more normal, but we still have to be very smart about it for our student-athletes, for their families, for our educators,” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “But it’s a whole other thing to be reckless or ignorant and to be deceptive and to have American lives lost because of it,” External link

woodtv Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “These men and women have emerged as real heroes in the midst of this pandemic,” “And yet we know it’s a lot more important that we actually treat them as the heroes they are, not just call them heroes” External link

mlive Thursday, September 10, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’ve pushed our curve down, we’ve saved thousands of lives, we’ve gotten people back to work,” “And events like this threaten all that sacrifice that we’ve made. I would love to see the leader of our country embrace masks and encourage people to do the right thing” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “These men and women have emerged as the real heroes in the midst of this pandemic. And yet we know it’s a lot more important to act and treat them like heroes they are — not just call them heroes,” “We got to work around the clock to ensure that long after this crisis is over that our frontline workers have the support they need to get ahead” External link

woodtv Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The COVID-19 virus is easily spread through airborne particles and can affect everyone differently,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’ve pushed our curve down, we’ve saved thousands of lives, we’ve gotten people back to work,” “And events like this threaten all that sacrifice that we’ve made. I would love to see the leader of our country embrace masks and encourage people to do the right thing” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The COVID-19 virus is easily spread through airborne particles and can affect everyone differently. By wearing a face covering when proper distancing is not possible, athletes will be better protected from contracting the virus and spreading it to family members, frontline workers, and vulnerable populations,” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’ve pushed our curve down, we’ve saved thousands of lives, we’ve gotten people back to work,” “And events like this threaten all that sacrifice that we’ve made. I would love to see the leader of our country embrace masks and encourage people to do the right thing” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The COVID-19 virus is easily spread through airborne particles and can affect everyone differently,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told : “We are in a stronger position than most other states in the nation because we got aggressive and took actions that were permitted under these 1945 powers,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “There is no question we have fought hard in the last six months. The sacrifices that we have made are paying off,” “Until then, we’re going to have to continue to follow the science” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “No one wants to reengage every sector of the economy more than me. Businesses have made incredible sacrifices,” “I lose sleep over that because I know these are good, hard-working people who built something over the course of their lifetime” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “When you follow the science and work with businesses you build consumer confidence,” “We’re in a much stronger position than other states” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Historically, when people put their lives on the line to protect the rest of us from an enemy we have shown our gratitude by providing them with educational opportunities to improve their lives,” “The frontline workers in Michigan have put their lives on the line to fight a new enemy, COVID-19” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This disease has held up a mirror to the United States and reminds us of the very real health disparities that Black Americans face every day,” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told : “We are in a stronger position than most other states in the nation because we got aggressive and took actions that were permitted under these 1945 powers,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “These regions were established to limit interaction between higher and lower-risk regions,” “While no lines are perfect, given this important goal, we are not considering requests to alter regions at this time” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told ( about Joseph Biden ) : “I do know that Joe Biden’s strategy around containing COVID and re-engaging our economy, improving America’s leadership in the world and insuring that we are competitive and have good jobs is really critical in the midst of everything we’re coping with,” External link

woodtv Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told : “We are in a stronger position than most other states in the nation because we got aggressive and took actions that were permitted under these 1945 powers,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told ( about Joseph Biden ) : “I do know that Joe Biden’s strategy around containing COVID and re-engaging our economy, improving America’s leadership in the world and insuring that we are competitive and have good jobs is really critical in the midst of everything we’re coping with,” External link

woodtv Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "We anticipate that he will be descending on this state and perhaps encouraging people to come maskless,” she said. But she expressed less worry about Biden’s Wednesday event in Michigan, saying the former vice president's campaign is “following the science”. “I know that they are scrupulously following the science," “They want to keep their supporters and the general public safe” External link

thehill Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “If the Trump administration had a national strategy and taken this seriously, we might be able to safely play football right now,” “But that’s not the case and why we’ve got to be smart right now with the circumstances that we’re dealing with” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told : “The fact of the matter is the Big Ten made a decision based on the best epidemiology,” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Making this a political question really undermines the seriousness of this issue, and how critical it is that we follow science and do what we need to do to protect people,” “We can play football again, there’s no question about that, but we’ve got to be safe right here and right now. We’re still in the midst of a pandemic” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We expect him to come down from the state and probably encourage people to not wear masks,” “This is very painful. I want to see the leaders of our country accept the mask and encourage people to do the right thing” External link

haveeru Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We anticipate that he will be descending on this state and perhaps encouraging people to come maskless,” “This is very distressing. I would love to see the leader of our country embrace masks and encourage people to do the right thing” External link

foxnews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I know that they are scrupulously following the science,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This is good news for the thousands of Michiganders who are still without work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s still a short-term band-aid that falls short of what’s needed,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We need the president, Mitch McConnell, and Congress to put partisanship aside and pass a bipartisan recovery package that will help us save lives and get people back on their feet. Michigan families, frontline workers, and small business owners are counting on the federal government to do the right thing and work together on their behalf” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told ( about Big Ten Conference ) : “I was glad that the Big Ten took the leadership role that they did,” External link

mlive Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "Literally the easiest thing I will do today," External link

foxcarolina Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “COVID-19 is still a very real threat to our state, and we need full federal funding for the Michigan National Guard in order to continue protecting our families and frontline heroes,” External link

mlive Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Eastern Michigan University ) : “Michigan has worked hard to fight COVID-19, but the fight is not over yet,” “We can’t let our guard down and must continue to step up to do our part to slow the spread of the virus and save lives. Frontline workers in our hospitals, grocery stores, nursing homes, and more have put their own lives on the line to protect our families. By extending these orders, we can protect our frontline heroes and most vulnerable populations from this virus and ensure they are able to work and live in a safe environment” External link

mlive Sunday, September 6, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Michigan has worked hard to fight COVID-19, but the fight is not over yet. We can’t let our guard down and must continue to step up to do our part to slow the spread of the virus and save lives. Frontline workers in our hospitals, grocery stores, nursing homes, and more have put their own lives on the line to protect our families,” “By extending these orders, we can protect our frontline heroes and most vulnerable populations from this virus and ensure they are able to work and live in a safe environment” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Betsy DeVos ) : “This virus has had an unprecedented impact on our kids and forcing them to take these assessments during a time when families everywhere are working around the clock to stay safe is cruel,” “Betsy DeVos should do the right thing and waive these requirements for our kids” External link

mlive Friday, September 4, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This virus has had an unprecedented impact on our kids, and forcing them to take these assessments during a time when families everywhere are working around the clock to stay safe is cruel,” External link

nypost Friday, September 4, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed," External link

timescolonist Friday, September 4, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “By extending the state of emergency, we can continue the crucial work needed to save lives,” External link

mlive Friday, September 4, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "Throughout this pandemic, we have followed the best science and data available to make decisions that will keep Michiganders safe, and our hard work is paying off," External link

patch Friday, September 4, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "COVID is still a very real threat all across our state," "I will continue to treat it like that. I will have more to say on this topic very soon, so stay tuned" External link

patch Friday, September 4, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "As we begin to start organized sports back up again, I urge school districts and athletic associations to do everything in their power to protect players, coaches, and staff," External link

patch Friday, September 4, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Last week, Michigan surpassed 100,000 cases and families continue to lose loved ones to COVID-19. With over 6,500 deaths, the virus continues to threaten the lives of Michiganders every day. COVID-19 is a novel virus with many unknowns, but we do know that it is widespread, it is easily transmitted, and its effects can be fatal. We must continue to take this seriously and do everything we can to protect ourselves and all Michiganders from COVID-19,” “By extending the state of emergency, we can continue the crucial work needed to save lives. Since March, I have been committed to using every tool at my disposal to protect families, frontline workers, and our economy from the threat of COVID-19. I urge Michiganders to do their part by wearing a mask, practicing physical distancing and staying safe and smart” External link

clickondetroit Friday, September 4, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 4, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

missoulian Friday, September 4, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

wacotrib Friday, September 4, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

680news Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Throughout this pandemic, we have followed the best science and data available to make decisions that will keep Michiganders safe, and our hard work is paying off. Today we are announcing the reopening of gyms and pools with strict safety measures in place to protect patrons and their families,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

muscatinejournal Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Throughout this pandemic, we have followed the best science and data available to make decisions that will keep Michiganders safe, and our hard work is paying off,” “Today, we are announcing the reopening of gyms and pools with strict safety measures in place to protect patrons and their families. I urge everyone who plans to hit the gym after these orders go into effect to take these precautions seriously and do everything in their power to protect themselves and their families. Be smart, and stay safe” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “As we begin to start organized sports back up again, I urge school districts and athletic associations to do everything in their power to protect players, coaches, and staff. That means carefully following the guidelines released today by DHHS,” “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed. For the health and safety of our families and frontline workers, it is crucial that we proceed thoughtfully and incrementally so we can measure the effects of today’s actions before we take additional steps towards re-engagement” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "dreams and plans and a story," External link

CBC Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace," External link

CBC Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Expanding access to testing will help us protect ourselves, our families, and the brave men and women on the front lines of this crisis. That’s why we are working to remove as many barriers as possible to ensure COVID-19 testing is accessible for all Michiganders,” “After looking closely at the data and working with community partners, we believe these sites will provide the greatest access to testing for Michiganders across the state. We appreciate the willingness of these community partners to open their doors for this very important effort” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “A lot of people are feeling anxious -- our students and parents and coaches and small business owners,” “I also know Michiganders, me included, love sports. We love to compete. It is in our DNA and it’s a part of what makes this state so special” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Huntington Bank ) : “This is great news for Michigan’s small-business owners who have faced unprecedented challenges as we have navigated the COVID-19 pandemic over the past six months,” “These are Michiganders who have spent their lives building their businesses and who need our help now more than ever. I am proud to work with Huntington Bank as they continue to provide support to our small-business owners and build strong communities in our state, and I’m committed to continue working on behalf of small-business owners as we fight back against COVID-19” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “A lot of people are feeling anxious -- our students and parents and coaches and small business owners,” “I also know Michiganders, me included, love sports. We love to compete. It is in our DNA and it’s a part of what makes this state so special” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

wacotrib Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

lacrossetribune Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

missoulian Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Michigan Department ) : “I want to thank the members of the task force for their collaboration and support for the state’s ongoing focus on protecting Michigan’s most vulnerable populations,” External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We will be making some determinations in the very near future,” “There will be more to come in short order on this front” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Unfortunately, I think in these other spaces there’s been ample pieces of evidence that, if not done appropriate, these can be spreaders,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right. We take this very seriously and the decisions that I will make in the coming days and announce are made in a way that will be protecting athletes and families and coaches and parents and patrons; our small-business owners as well,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I think that there are leaders in various roles that are struggling to figure out what the right thing to do is,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Deborah Birx ) : “I reiterated the need for enhanced federal leadership and clear, consistent communication across the Administration during my meeting with Dr. Birx,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

missoulian Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I would just acknowledge that the reason that we are in a stronger position is because we’ve been following the science,” “We’ve been very smart about promulgating protocols. We’ve been working with leaders in these various parts of our economy to ensure that when they are engaged, they can do so safely” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The thing that is so important is that people continue to do what it takes to be safe,” “That means mask wearing. No one wants to engage additional things in our economy more than I. This has been a tough time for every single one of us, and the more normalcy we can have, the better for all of us. But it’s absolutely hand-in-hand with the number of COVID-19 cases across the state and whether or not we all mask up” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer asked : “If the casinos can be open at 15% capacity, why can’t all these other facilities, especially when 15% at the casinos -- because they have such a huge capacity -- is such a big number?” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Unfortunately, I think in these other spaces, there have been ample pieces of evidence that if not done appropriately, these can be spreaders, and that’s why we wanted to make sure that we get the protocols correct,” “I think that we’ve got an idea of what that looks like, and as I’ve said, in the very near future, there’ll be more to be said on that front” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Until there’s a vaccine, it’s going to be absolutely essential that we all continue to mask up. It is singularly the best tool we have to fight COVID-19,” External link

woodtv Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “A lot of people are feeling anxious -- our students and parents and coaches and small business owners,” “I also know Michiganders, me included, love sports. We love to compete. It is in our DNA and it’s a part of what makes this state so special” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “When it comes to battling COVID-19, we all have to be on the same team, and I want people to understand that we are working around the clock, and have been throughout the duration, to ensure that every determination is made with the best expertise, best protocols and following the best science,” “That’s what we’ve continued to do and that’s how we will continue to operate” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” “We take this very seriously, and the decisions that I will make in the coming days and announce are made in a way that will be protecting athletes and families and coaches and parents and patrons, or small business owners, as well. People’s lives are at stake. COVID-19 is still a very real threat all across our state. I will continue to treat it like that” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I think that’s simply a phrase that I’ve had to use a number of times throughout COVID-19,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The phrase that I used was simply meant to communicate that I’m not going to be pushed or encouraged or tweeted at to make a decision that isn’t supported by the best science, that doesn’t have the appropriate protocols,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We will be making some determinations in the very near future,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I know that there are legitimate anxieties that are out there,” “Much sacrifice has been made, and I respect the business owners who are worried about how and when they can safely reengage, and that’s something that I think is really important to reiterate: This has been a hard time for everyone” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I think we’ve made a lot of progress in our state with confronting COVID-19,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” “We take this very seriously, and the decisions that I will make in the coming days and announce are made in a way that will be protecting athletes and families and coaches and parents and patrons, or small business owners, as well. People’s lives are at stake. COVID-19 is still a very real threat all across our state. I will continue to treat it like that” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Expanding access to testing will help us protect ourselves, our families, and the brave men and women on the front lines of this crisis. That’s why we are working to remove as many barriers as possible to ensure COVID-19 testing is accessible for all Michiganders,” “After looking closely at the data and working with community partners, we believe these sites will provide the greatest access to testing for Michiganders across the state. We appreciate the willingness of these community partners to open their doors for this very important effort” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’re going to continue to make decisions based on facts and data and recommendations from health experts like Dr. Khaldun and the University of Michigan Public Health,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Those are good pieces of information, positive pieces of information,” “It’s a testament to the work that we’ve done. It’s a testament to following the science, and it’s a testament to the people of Michigan taking this seriously and doing the right thing” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We are assessing if there are sufficient protocols around businesses that have not yet been engaged to see if we can start to reengage at some level on those fronts,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “It’s a huge financial bump,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” “I’m going to follow the science. I’m going to work with Dr. (Joneigh) Khaldun , but we are looking very closely at those businesses that have been closed for the duration to determine if those protocols are there and if the seven-day averages and the number of positive cases per million per day would support doing a little more on those fronts” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I will carefully review these recommendations and continue to work closely with the task force and our partners to strengthen policies to protect nursing home residents, staff, and their families,” External link

woodtv Tuesday, September 1, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I want to thank the members of the task force for their collaboration and support for the state’s ongoing focus on protecting Michigan’s most vulnerable populations,” “I will carefully review these recommendations and continue to work closely with the task force and our partners to strengthen policies to protect nursing home residents, staff, and their families” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” External link

wyff4 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

wyff4 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” External link

wmur Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

wmur Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This is great news for our students, educators and support staff who need access to face masks to protect themselves and their families. Until there is a vaccine, it’s crucial that all Michiganders continue to mask up, and we are working around the clock to ensure everyone has access to a mask,” “I am grateful for GM’s partnership and dedication to protecting our students and educators during this time, and I look forward to working with everyone who wants to help us provide masks to our most vulnerable populations” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

wishtv Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’re going to continue to make decisions based on facts and data and recommendations from health experts like Dr. Khaldun and the University of Michigan Public Health,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Those are good pieces of information, positive pieces of information,” “It’s a testament to the work that we’ve done. It’s a testament to following the science, and it’s a testament to the people of Michigan taking this seriously and doing the right thing” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We are assessing if there are sufficient protocols around businesses that have not yet been engaged to see if we can start to reengage at some level on those fronts,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

nbcnews Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This city was hit harder than most. We took it seriously together, as partners,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, September 1, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “One of the youngest, the youngest in Michigan, Skyler Herbert , had a lifetime ahead of her. And two parents who were dedicated public servants,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’re going to continue to make decisions based on facts and data and recommendations from health experts like Dr. Khaldun and the University of Michigan Public Health,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Those are good pieces of information, positive pieces of information,” “It’s a testament to the work that we’ve done. It’s a testament to following the science, and it’s a testament to the people of Michigan taking this seriously and doing the right thing” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We are assessing if there are sufficient protocols around businesses that have not yet been engaged to see if we can start to reengage at some level on those fronts,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of colour in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

krqe Monday, August 31, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

newsday-USA Monday, August 31, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

clickondetroit Monday, August 31, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

gazette Monday, August 31, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

eagletribune Monday, August 31, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

news-yahoo Monday, August 31, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

wkbn Monday, August 31, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace," "These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest" External link

startribune Monday, August 31, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

ABCnews Monday, August 31, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of colour in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

TorontoStar Monday, August 31, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Our state mourns the loss of Captain Joe Liedel, who dedicated his life to the type of service and duty that we look for in great public servants,” External link

mlive Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We know this virus is a killer that preys on our most vulnerable citizens,” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer added ( about Michigan Department ) : “Federal leadership on this issue has been absent, which is why I created a nursing home task force to ensure Michigan has coordinated and steady leadership on this critical issue. I look forward to hearing their recommendations and working closely with them to ensure the continued protection of nursing home residents and staff,” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “But our work is far from over,” External link

mlive Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision, I’m going to follow the science,” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, August 29, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

fox5atlanta Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Donald Trump ) : “We know that the way out of this crisis is to get the virus under control, to give relief to small businesses and working families, produce PPE and testing supplies right here in the US and encourage mask-wearing and social distancing,” “Donald Trump has failed to put together a national strategy to help us reach those goals. We are six months in and there is still is no national strategy” External link

mlive Saturday, August 29, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Many Michiganders have done their part in the fight against COVID-19 by wearing a mask and practicing physical distancing. But COVID-19 is still a very real threat to our families, our frontline workers, and our economy,” “This executive order will protect more people during this ongoing public health crisis by reducing unnecessary interactions while providing a pathway for people to conduct business as usual” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "I am confident that our Guardsmen and women will work hard to keep our neighbors in Wisconsin safe while working to protect their First Amendment rights to peaceful assembly," External link

usaToday Friday, August 28, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” “I’m going to follow the science. I’m going to work with Dr. (Joneigh) Khaldun , but we are looking very closely at those businesses that have been closed for the duration to determine if those protocols are there and if the seven-day averages and the number of positive cases per million per day would support doing a little more on those fronts” External link

clickondetroit Friday, August 28, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 28, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

click2houston Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:00:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Every hardworking Michigander should feel empowered to make the responsible choice and stay home if they or someone they have been in contact with is sick,” External link

mlive Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19," External link

erietvnews Thursday, August 27, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This is nothing more than a transparent politicization of the Department of Justice in the middle of the Republican National Convention. It’s no coincidence the moment the Trump administration is caught weakening the CDC’s COVID-19 testing guidelines to artificially lower the number of positive cases, they launched this nakedly partisan deflection” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” “I’m going to follow the science. I’m going to work with Dr. (Joneigh) Khaldun , but we are looking very closely at those businesses that have been closed for the duration to determine if those protocols are there and if the seven-day averages and the number of positive cases per million per day would support doing a little more on those fronts” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “When we all get our flu vaccine, we can help keep thousands of patients out of the hospital and prevent overcrowding,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

nbcnewyork Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

nbcnewyork Thursday, August 27, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

gazette Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer déclaré : "Ce qui est arrivé à Flint n'aurait jamais dû se produire" External link

tv5 Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer déclaré : "Ce qui est arrivé à Flint n'aurait jamais dû se produire" External link

afp-fr Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer estimé : «Il n’y a aucune raison pour que le président envoie des troupes fédérales dans une ville où les gens demandent des réformes pacifiquement et respectueusement» External link

tdg Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer disse : “Se você não mora nessas regiões… Por favor, pense muito antes de fazer uma viagem para lá” External link

istoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer disse : "Se você não mora nessas regiões... Por favor, pense muito antes de fazer uma viagem para lá" External link

em Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer declaró : "Es difícil de creer que estamos en medio de una crisis que llega cada 100 años, una pandemia mundial, y que debemos enfrentar también lo que parece es la peor inundación en 500 años" External link

teletica Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:04:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer disse : "Os moradores da área foram instruídos a evacuar imediatamente" External link

uol Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT



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candidate10.42%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
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prosecutor8.33%EN10/11/201611/10/2016
prosecuting attorney2.08%EN09/16/201616/09/2016
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Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Michigan Department ) : “Ensuring access to appropriate testing and medical treatment without financial concern is an important part of fighting this virus,” “We’re continuing to work around the clock to slow the spread of this virus and keep people healthy, and I am thankful that Michigan’s health insurers have continued to step up to do their part” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it’s unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

nbcnews Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it’s unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it's unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

wcfcourier Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it's unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it’s unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

tribtown Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “It’s not my decision to make,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I think every one of us is interested in football,” “Every one of us is tired in COVID-19. I am, too” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I support the decision that they’ve made,” “It’s not my decision to make. It is theirs and they will move forward. In my conversation with my fellow governors last night, we were talking a little bit about spectators and the prospect of that in various types of arenas, and we’re all trying to do what we can to engage in some normalcy and keep people safe” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We continue to determine if there are additional things that we can do safely, but if we want to preserve that as an option, we’ve got to be serious about masking up,” “We’ve got to be serious about this reengagement of our economy in the safest way, and that’s everyone doing their part” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Given the state of this virus, there’s not a one-size-fits-all solution,” “These are really decisions that (need to be made) at the local level that we are supporting, that we are helping to inform” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The federal guidelines will tell you it’s unsafe to pack people into a venue, without masks where people are projecting their voices,” External link

woodtv Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Michiganders should start taking action now. Today is the day to have a plan for voting,” External link

woodtv Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “While some of the actions we must take are personally uncomfortable and inconvenient, there is broad consensus that they will contain COVID-19 cases to levels that will enable us to safely reopen our economy, our schools and other institutions – and keep them open,” External link

mlive Monday, September 14, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Over the past six months Michiganders across the state have put their lives on the line every single day to protect others from this deadly virus,” External link

ibtimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Michigan Department ) : “This initiative is Michigan’s way of expressing gratitude to essential workers for protecting public health and keeping our state running,” External link

newschannel5 Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Michigan Department ) : “This initiative is Michigan’s way of expressing gratitude to essential workers for protecting public health and keeping our state running,” External link

usaToday Friday, September 11, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Michigan Department ) : “This initiative is Michigan’s way of expressing gratitude to essential workers for protecting public health and keeping our state running,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "It's just devastating to hear that when we've been working so hard to save lives," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Making this a political question really undermines the seriousness of this issue, and how critical it is that we follow science and do what we need to do to protect people,” External link

mlive Friday, September 11, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "It's just devastating to hear that when we've been working so hard to save lives," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "It's just devastating to hear that when we've been working so hard to save lives," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The president’s blatantly partisan cuts to funding for National Guard units in all but five states is dangerous and could cost American lives,” “Our Guard members have been vital to our COVID-19 response by testing thousands of people in communities across the state during the height of the pandemic, and will be crucial to our recovery efforts moving forward. It’s irresponsible and irrational to fully fund National Guard activities in some states but not others” External link

mlive Friday, September 11, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Historically, when Americans put their lives on the line for our country, the betterment of our country, to defend us from a common enemy, a grateful nation has afforded them educational opportunities to show our gratitude,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, September 11, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “It’s important that we can engage in some of these things that make life feel a little more normal, but we still have to be very smart about it for our student-athletes, for their families and for our educators,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, September 11, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "It's just devastating to hear that when we've been working so hard to save lives," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 11, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “These men and women have emerged as the real heroes in the midst of this pandemic. And yet we know it’s a lot more important to act and treat them like heroes they are — not just call them heroes,” “We got to work around the clock to ensure that long after this crisis is over that our front-line workers have the support they need to get ahead” External link

woodtv Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “These men and women have emerged as the real heroes in the midst of this pandemic. And yet we know it’s a lot more important to act and treat them like heroes they are — not just call them heroes,” “We got to work around the clock to ensure that long after this crisis is over that our frontline workers have the support they need to get ahead” External link

woodtv Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “My heart goes out to his family and the entire law enforcement community as they deal with this tragic loss,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We know that there are woman who are in labor for 20 hours wearing a mask, and that is some of the hardest work you can do -- I know,” “The fact of the matter is, I don’t want to make light of the necessity of mask wearing” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Bob Woodward ) : “We learned from some revelations from Bob Woodward that the president admitted in a tape this past February that he knew that COVID-19 passes through the air,” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I think the biggest enemy of the state right now is the misinformation that’s coming out of the head of state,” “The biggest threat to the American people is the American president, right now. It’s devastating, and I do not relish saying that” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I know that it’s important that we can engage in some of these things that make life feel a little more normal, but we still have to be very smart about it for our student-athletes, for their families, for our educators,” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “But it’s a whole other thing to be reckless or ignorant and to be deceptive and to have American lives lost because of it,” External link

woodtv Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “These men and women have emerged as real heroes in the midst of this pandemic,” “And yet we know it’s a lot more important that we actually treat them as the heroes they are, not just call them heroes” External link

mlive Thursday, September 10, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’ve pushed our curve down, we’ve saved thousands of lives, we’ve gotten people back to work,” “And events like this threaten all that sacrifice that we’ve made. I would love to see the leader of our country embrace masks and encourage people to do the right thing” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “These men and women have emerged as the real heroes in the midst of this pandemic. And yet we know it’s a lot more important to act and treat them like heroes they are — not just call them heroes,” “We got to work around the clock to ensure that long after this crisis is over that our frontline workers have the support they need to get ahead” External link

woodtv Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The COVID-19 virus is easily spread through airborne particles and can affect everyone differently,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’ve pushed our curve down, we’ve saved thousands of lives, we’ve gotten people back to work,” “And events like this threaten all that sacrifice that we’ve made. I would love to see the leader of our country embrace masks and encourage people to do the right thing” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The COVID-19 virus is easily spread through airborne particles and can affect everyone differently. By wearing a face covering when proper distancing is not possible, athletes will be better protected from contracting the virus and spreading it to family members, frontline workers, and vulnerable populations,” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’ve pushed our curve down, we’ve saved thousands of lives, we’ve gotten people back to work,” “And events like this threaten all that sacrifice that we’ve made. I would love to see the leader of our country embrace masks and encourage people to do the right thing” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The COVID-19 virus is easily spread through airborne particles and can affect everyone differently,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told : “We are in a stronger position than most other states in the nation because we got aggressive and took actions that were permitted under these 1945 powers,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “There is no question we have fought hard in the last six months. The sacrifices that we have made are paying off,” “Until then, we’re going to have to continue to follow the science” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “No one wants to reengage every sector of the economy more than me. Businesses have made incredible sacrifices,” “I lose sleep over that because I know these are good, hard-working people who built something over the course of their lifetime” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “When you follow the science and work with businesses you build consumer confidence,” “We’re in a much stronger position than other states” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Historically, when people put their lives on the line to protect the rest of us from an enemy we have shown our gratitude by providing them with educational opportunities to improve their lives,” “The frontline workers in Michigan have put their lives on the line to fight a new enemy, COVID-19” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This disease has held up a mirror to the United States and reminds us of the very real health disparities that Black Americans face every day,” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told : “We are in a stronger position than most other states in the nation because we got aggressive and took actions that were permitted under these 1945 powers,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “These regions were established to limit interaction between higher and lower-risk regions,” “While no lines are perfect, given this important goal, we are not considering requests to alter regions at this time” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told ( about Joseph Biden ) : “I do know that Joe Biden’s strategy around containing COVID and re-engaging our economy, improving America’s leadership in the world and insuring that we are competitive and have good jobs is really critical in the midst of everything we’re coping with,” External link

woodtv Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told : “We are in a stronger position than most other states in the nation because we got aggressive and took actions that were permitted under these 1945 powers,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told ( about Joseph Biden ) : “I do know that Joe Biden’s strategy around containing COVID and re-engaging our economy, improving America’s leadership in the world and insuring that we are competitive and have good jobs is really critical in the midst of everything we’re coping with,” External link

woodtv Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "We anticipate that he will be descending on this state and perhaps encouraging people to come maskless,” she said. But she expressed less worry about Biden’s Wednesday event in Michigan, saying the former vice president's campaign is “following the science”. “I know that they are scrupulously following the science," “They want to keep their supporters and the general public safe” External link

thehill Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “If the Trump administration had a national strategy and taken this seriously, we might be able to safely play football right now,” “But that’s not the case and why we’ve got to be smart right now with the circumstances that we’re dealing with” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told : “The fact of the matter is the Big Ten made a decision based on the best epidemiology,” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Making this a political question really undermines the seriousness of this issue, and how critical it is that we follow science and do what we need to do to protect people,” “We can play football again, there’s no question about that, but we’ve got to be safe right here and right now. We’re still in the midst of a pandemic” External link

mlive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We expect him to come down from the state and probably encourage people to not wear masks,” “This is very painful. I want to see the leaders of our country accept the mask and encourage people to do the right thing” External link

haveeru Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We anticipate that he will be descending on this state and perhaps encouraging people to come maskless,” “This is very distressing. I would love to see the leader of our country embrace masks and encourage people to do the right thing” External link

foxnews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I know that they are scrupulously following the science,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This is good news for the thousands of Michiganders who are still without work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s still a short-term band-aid that falls short of what’s needed,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We need the president, Mitch McConnell, and Congress to put partisanship aside and pass a bipartisan recovery package that will help us save lives and get people back on their feet. Michigan families, frontline workers, and small business owners are counting on the federal government to do the right thing and work together on their behalf” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer told ( about Big Ten Conference ) : “I was glad that the Big Ten took the leadership role that they did,” External link

mlive Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "Literally the easiest thing I will do today," External link

foxcarolina Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “COVID-19 is still a very real threat to our state, and we need full federal funding for the Michigan National Guard in order to continue protecting our families and frontline heroes,” External link

mlive Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Eastern Michigan University ) : “Michigan has worked hard to fight COVID-19, but the fight is not over yet,” “We can’t let our guard down and must continue to step up to do our part to slow the spread of the virus and save lives. Frontline workers in our hospitals, grocery stores, nursing homes, and more have put their own lives on the line to protect our families. By extending these orders, we can protect our frontline heroes and most vulnerable populations from this virus and ensure they are able to work and live in a safe environment” External link

mlive Sunday, September 6, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Michigan has worked hard to fight COVID-19, but the fight is not over yet. We can’t let our guard down and must continue to step up to do our part to slow the spread of the virus and save lives. Frontline workers in our hospitals, grocery stores, nursing homes, and more have put their own lives on the line to protect our families,” “By extending these orders, we can protect our frontline heroes and most vulnerable populations from this virus and ensure they are able to work and live in a safe environment” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Betsy DeVos ) : “This virus has had an unprecedented impact on our kids and forcing them to take these assessments during a time when families everywhere are working around the clock to stay safe is cruel,” “Betsy DeVos should do the right thing and waive these requirements for our kids” External link

mlive Friday, September 4, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This virus has had an unprecedented impact on our kids, and forcing them to take these assessments during a time when families everywhere are working around the clock to stay safe is cruel,” External link

nypost Friday, September 4, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed," External link

timescolonist Friday, September 4, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “By extending the state of emergency, we can continue the crucial work needed to save lives,” External link

mlive Friday, September 4, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "Throughout this pandemic, we have followed the best science and data available to make decisions that will keep Michiganders safe, and our hard work is paying off," External link

patch Friday, September 4, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "COVID is still a very real threat all across our state," "I will continue to treat it like that. I will have more to say on this topic very soon, so stay tuned" External link

patch Friday, September 4, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "As we begin to start organized sports back up again, I urge school districts and athletic associations to do everything in their power to protect players, coaches, and staff," External link

patch Friday, September 4, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Last week, Michigan surpassed 100,000 cases and families continue to lose loved ones to COVID-19. With over 6,500 deaths, the virus continues to threaten the lives of Michiganders every day. COVID-19 is a novel virus with many unknowns, but we do know that it is widespread, it is easily transmitted, and its effects can be fatal. We must continue to take this seriously and do everything we can to protect ourselves and all Michiganders from COVID-19,” “By extending the state of emergency, we can continue the crucial work needed to save lives. Since March, I have been committed to using every tool at my disposal to protect families, frontline workers, and our economy from the threat of COVID-19. I urge Michiganders to do their part by wearing a mask, practicing physical distancing and staying safe and smart” External link

clickondetroit Friday, September 4, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 4, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

missoulian Friday, September 4, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

wacotrib Friday, September 4, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

680news Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Throughout this pandemic, we have followed the best science and data available to make decisions that will keep Michiganders safe, and our hard work is paying off. Today we are announcing the reopening of gyms and pools with strict safety measures in place to protect patrons and their families,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

muscatinejournal Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Throughout this pandemic, we have followed the best science and data available to make decisions that will keep Michiganders safe, and our hard work is paying off,” “Today, we are announcing the reopening of gyms and pools with strict safety measures in place to protect patrons and their families. I urge everyone who plans to hit the gym after these orders go into effect to take these precautions seriously and do everything in their power to protect themselves and their families. Be smart, and stay safe” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “As we begin to start organized sports back up again, I urge school districts and athletic associations to do everything in their power to protect players, coaches, and staff. That means carefully following the guidelines released today by DHHS,” “Going forward, we will continue to work with health experts to assess the risk associated with business sectors that remain closed. For the health and safety of our families and frontline workers, it is crucial that we proceed thoughtfully and incrementally so we can measure the effects of today’s actions before we take additional steps towards re-engagement” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "dreams and plans and a story," External link

CBC Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace," External link

CBC Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

barrie Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Expanding access to testing will help us protect ourselves, our families, and the brave men and women on the front lines of this crisis. That’s why we are working to remove as many barriers as possible to ensure COVID-19 testing is accessible for all Michiganders,” “After looking closely at the data and working with community partners, we believe these sites will provide the greatest access to testing for Michiganders across the state. We appreciate the willingness of these community partners to open their doors for this very important effort” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “A lot of people are feeling anxious -- our students and parents and coaches and small business owners,” “I also know Michiganders, me included, love sports. We love to compete. It is in our DNA and it’s a part of what makes this state so special” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Huntington Bank ) : “This is great news for Michigan’s small-business owners who have faced unprecedented challenges as we have navigated the COVID-19 pandemic over the past six months,” “These are Michiganders who have spent their lives building their businesses and who need our help now more than ever. I am proud to work with Huntington Bank as they continue to provide support to our small-business owners and build strong communities in our state, and I’m committed to continue working on behalf of small-business owners as we fight back against COVID-19” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “A lot of people are feeling anxious -- our students and parents and coaches and small business owners,” “I also know Michiganders, me included, love sports. We love to compete. It is in our DNA and it’s a part of what makes this state so special” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

wacotrib Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

lacrossetribune Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

missoulian Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Michigan Department ) : “I want to thank the members of the task force for their collaboration and support for the state’s ongoing focus on protecting Michigan’s most vulnerable populations,” External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We will be making some determinations in the very near future,” “There will be more to come in short order on this front” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Unfortunately, I think in these other spaces there’s been ample pieces of evidence that, if not done appropriate, these can be spreaders,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right. We take this very seriously and the decisions that I will make in the coming days and announce are made in a way that will be protecting athletes and families and coaches and parents and patrons; our small-business owners as well,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I think that there are leaders in various roles that are struggling to figure out what the right thing to do is,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Deborah Birx ) : “I reiterated the need for enhanced federal leadership and clear, consistent communication across the Administration during my meeting with Dr. Birx,” External link

mlive Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” External link

missoulian Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I would just acknowledge that the reason that we are in a stronger position is because we’ve been following the science,” “We’ve been very smart about promulgating protocols. We’ve been working with leaders in these various parts of our economy to ensure that when they are engaged, they can do so safely” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The thing that is so important is that people continue to do what it takes to be safe,” “That means mask wearing. No one wants to engage additional things in our economy more than I. This has been a tough time for every single one of us, and the more normalcy we can have, the better for all of us. But it’s absolutely hand-in-hand with the number of COVID-19 cases across the state and whether or not we all mask up” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer asked : “If the casinos can be open at 15% capacity, why can’t all these other facilities, especially when 15% at the casinos -- because they have such a huge capacity -- is such a big number?” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Unfortunately, I think in these other spaces, there have been ample pieces of evidence that if not done appropriately, these can be spreaders, and that’s why we wanted to make sure that we get the protocols correct,” “I think that we’ve got an idea of what that looks like, and as I’ve said, in the very near future, there’ll be more to be said on that front” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Until there’s a vaccine, it’s going to be absolutely essential that we all continue to mask up. It is singularly the best tool we have to fight COVID-19,” External link

woodtv Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “A lot of people are feeling anxious -- our students and parents and coaches and small business owners,” “I also know Michiganders, me included, love sports. We love to compete. It is in our DNA and it’s a part of what makes this state so special” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “When it comes to battling COVID-19, we all have to be on the same team, and I want people to understand that we are working around the clock, and have been throughout the duration, to ensure that every determination is made with the best expertise, best protocols and following the best science,” “That’s what we’ve continued to do and that’s how we will continue to operate” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” “We take this very seriously, and the decisions that I will make in the coming days and announce are made in a way that will be protecting athletes and families and coaches and parents and patrons, or small business owners, as well. People’s lives are at stake. COVID-19 is still a very real threat all across our state. I will continue to treat it like that” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I think that’s simply a phrase that I’ve had to use a number of times throughout COVID-19,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The phrase that I used was simply meant to communicate that I’m not going to be pushed or encouraged or tweeted at to make a decision that isn’t supported by the best science, that doesn’t have the appropriate protocols,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We will be making some determinations in the very near future,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I know that there are legitimate anxieties that are out there,” “Much sacrifice has been made, and I respect the business owners who are worried about how and when they can safely reengage, and that’s something that I think is really important to reiterate: This has been a hard time for everyone” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I think we’ve made a lot of progress in our state with confronting COVID-19,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We have to get this right,” “We take this very seriously, and the decisions that I will make in the coming days and announce are made in a way that will be protecting athletes and families and coaches and parents and patrons, or small business owners, as well. People’s lives are at stake. COVID-19 is still a very real threat all across our state. I will continue to treat it like that” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Expanding access to testing will help us protect ourselves, our families, and the brave men and women on the front lines of this crisis. That’s why we are working to remove as many barriers as possible to ensure COVID-19 testing is accessible for all Michiganders,” “After looking closely at the data and working with community partners, we believe these sites will provide the greatest access to testing for Michiganders across the state. We appreciate the willingness of these community partners to open their doors for this very important effort” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’re going to continue to make decisions based on facts and data and recommendations from health experts like Dr. Khaldun and the University of Michigan Public Health,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Those are good pieces of information, positive pieces of information,” “It’s a testament to the work that we’ve done. It’s a testament to following the science, and it’s a testament to the people of Michigan taking this seriously and doing the right thing” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We are assessing if there are sufficient protocols around businesses that have not yet been engaged to see if we can start to reengage at some level on those fronts,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “It’s a huge financial bump,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” “I’m going to follow the science. I’m going to work with Dr. (Joneigh) Khaldun , but we are looking very closely at those businesses that have been closed for the duration to determine if those protocols are there and if the seven-day averages and the number of positive cases per million per day would support doing a little more on those fronts” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I will carefully review these recommendations and continue to work closely with the task force and our partners to strengthen policies to protect nursing home residents, staff, and their families,” External link

woodtv Tuesday, September 1, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I want to thank the members of the task force for their collaboration and support for the state’s ongoing focus on protecting Michigan’s most vulnerable populations,” “I will carefully review these recommendations and continue to work closely with the task force and our partners to strengthen policies to protect nursing home residents, staff, and their families” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” External link

wyff4 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

wyff4 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” External link

wmur Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

wmur Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This is great news for our students, educators and support staff who need access to face masks to protect themselves and their families. Until there is a vaccine, it’s crucial that all Michiganders continue to mask up, and we are working around the clock to ensure everyone has access to a mask,” “I am grateful for GM’s partnership and dedication to protecting our students and educators during this time, and I look forward to working with everyone who wants to help us provide masks to our most vulnerable populations” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

wishtv Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’re going to continue to make decisions based on facts and data and recommendations from health experts like Dr. Khaldun and the University of Michigan Public Health,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Those are good pieces of information, positive pieces of information,” “It’s a testament to the work that we’ve done. It’s a testament to following the science, and it’s a testament to the people of Michigan taking this seriously and doing the right thing” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We are assessing if there are sufficient protocols around businesses that have not yet been engaged to see if we can start to reengage at some level on those fronts,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

nbcnews Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This city was hit harder than most. We took it seriously together, as partners,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, September 1, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “One of the youngest, the youngest in Michigan, Skyler Herbert , had a lifetime ahead of her. And two parents who were dedicated public servants,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We’re going to continue to make decisions based on facts and data and recommendations from health experts like Dr. Khaldun and the University of Michigan Public Health,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Those are good pieces of information, positive pieces of information,” “It’s a testament to the work that we’ve done. It’s a testament to following the science, and it’s a testament to the people of Michigan taking this seriously and doing the right thing” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We are assessing if there are sufficient protocols around businesses that have not yet been engaged to see if we can start to reengage at some level on those fronts,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of colour in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

krqe Monday, August 31, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

newsday-USA Monday, August 31, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

clickondetroit Monday, August 31, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

gazette Monday, August 31, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

eagletribune Monday, August 31, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

news-yahoo Monday, August 31, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

wkbn Monday, August 31, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace," "These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest" External link

startribune Monday, August 31, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of color in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

ABCnews Monday, August 31, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “The virus exposed deep inequities, from basic lack of access to health care or transportation or protections in the workplace,” “These inequities hit people of colour in vulnerable communities the hardest” External link

TorontoStar Monday, August 31, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Our state mourns the loss of Captain Joe Liedel, who dedicated his life to the type of service and duty that we look for in great public servants,” External link

mlive Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “We know this virus is a killer that preys on our most vulnerable citizens,” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer added ( about Michigan Department ) : “Federal leadership on this issue has been absent, which is why I created a nursing home task force to ensure Michigan has coordinated and steady leadership on this critical issue. I look forward to hearing their recommendations and working closely with them to ensure the continued protection of nursing home residents and staff,” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “But our work is far from over,” External link

mlive Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision, I’m going to follow the science,” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, August 29, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

fox5atlanta Saturday, August 29, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said ( about Donald Trump ) : “We know that the way out of this crisis is to get the virus under control, to give relief to small businesses and working families, produce PPE and testing supplies right here in the US and encourage mask-wearing and social distancing,” “Donald Trump has failed to put together a national strategy to help us reach those goals. We are six months in and there is still is no national strategy” External link

mlive Saturday, August 29, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Many Michiganders have done their part in the fight against COVID-19 by wearing a mask and practicing physical distancing. But COVID-19 is still a very real threat to our families, our frontline workers, and our economy,” “This executive order will protect more people during this ongoing public health crisis by reducing unnecessary interactions while providing a pathway for people to conduct business as usual” External link

clickondetroit Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "I am confident that our Guardsmen and women will work hard to keep our neighbors in Wisconsin safe while working to protect their First Amendment rights to peaceful assembly," External link

usaToday Friday, August 28, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” “I’m going to follow the science. I’m going to work with Dr. (Joneigh) Khaldun , but we are looking very closely at those businesses that have been closed for the duration to determine if those protocols are there and if the seven-day averages and the number of positive cases per million per day would support doing a little more on those fronts” External link

clickondetroit Friday, August 28, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 28, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

click2houston Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:00:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Every hardworking Michigander should feel empowered to make the responsible choice and stay home if they or someone they have been in contact with is sick,” External link

mlive Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : "Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19," External link

erietvnews Thursday, August 27, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “This is nothing more than a transparent politicization of the Department of Justice in the middle of the Republican National Convention. It’s no coincidence the moment the Trump administration is caught weakening the CDC’s COVID-19 testing guidelines to artificially lower the number of positive cases, they launched this nakedly partisan deflection” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “I’m not going to be bullied into making that decision,” “I’m going to follow the science. I’m going to work with Dr. (Joneigh) Khaldun , but we are looking very closely at those businesses that have been closed for the duration to determine if those protocols are there and if the seven-day averages and the number of positive cases per million per day would support doing a little more on those fronts” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “When we all get our flu vaccine, we can help keep thousands of patients out of the hospital and prevent overcrowding,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

nbcnewyork Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

nbcnewyork Thursday, August 27, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer said : “Americans would all be better served if the Trump administration stopped the partisan games and focused on delivering a real plan to defeat COVID-19,” External link

gazette Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer déclaré : "Ce qui est arrivé à Flint n'aurait jamais dû se produire" External link

tv5 Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer déclaré : "Ce qui est arrivé à Flint n'aurait jamais dû se produire" External link

afp-fr Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer estimé : «Il n’y a aucune raison pour que le président envoie des troupes fédérales dans une ville où les gens demandent des réformes pacifiquement et respectueusement» External link

tdg Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer disse : “Se você não mora nessas regiões… Por favor, pense muito antes de fazer uma viagem para lá” External link

istoe Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer disse : "Se você não mora nessas regiões... Por favor, pense muito antes de fazer uma viagem para lá" External link

em Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer declaró : "Es difícil de creer que estamos en medio de una crisis que llega cada 100 años, una pandemia mundial, y que debemos enfrentar también lo que parece es la peor inundación en 500 años" External link

teletica Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:04:00 AM EAT

Gretchen Whitmer disse : "Os moradores da área foram instruídos a evacuar imediatamente" External link

uol Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader62.50%EN10/30/201730/10/2017
candidate10.42%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
democrat4.17%EN01/04/201704/01/2017
prosecutor8.33%EN10/11/201611/10/2016
prosecuting attorney2.08%EN09/16/201616/09/2016
attorney2.08%EN09/16/201616/09/2016
senator10.42%EN12/13/201313/12/2013
Names Lang Count
Gretchen WhitmerEN98.08%
Gretchen WhitmerFR1.92%


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