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Signature Accomplishments

Photo of Governor Whitmer at the 2022 State of the State.
Office of the Governor

Signature Accomplishments

Gov. Whitmer is focused on growing Michigan's economy, creating good-paying jobs, and lowering costs for families by delivering on the kitchen-table issues.
Michigan had the best 2021 Q2 GDP growth in the Midwest
Michigan turned a projected $3 billion deficit into a $3.5 billion surplus
70%+ of Michiganders 16 and up have gotten their safe, effective COVID vaccine 
Closed the funding gap between schools in Michigan 
Put 170,000 Michiganders and counting on a tuition-free path to higher education or skills training through Reconnect and Futures for Frontliners
In three years, Michigan has invested nearly $4.75 billion to repair, replace, or rehabilitate 13,198 lane miles  
Repaired, replaced, or rehabilitated 903 bridges since taking office 
Expanded low or no-cost childcare to 105,000 more kids 
Put $500 million, the most ever, into Michigan's rainy day fund 
Michigan will give every driver $400 per vehicle by Q2 of 2022 
In three years, Michigan has created over 16,000 auto jobs and counting 
Michigan's economy added 145,000 jobs this year, including 67,000 in the last three months