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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.

Collaborated with Republican and Democratic partners in the legislature on hundreds of bipartisan bills.

Worked across the aisle to sign four fiscally responsible state budgets that did not raise taxes by a dime.
Invested over $4 billion to upgrade drinking water, stormwater, and wastewater facilities, replace lead service lines, and build up dams, supporting 57,000 jobs.
Ford expanded its footprint in Michigan thanks to economic development legislation.
Reduced Michigan’s debt by nearly $14 billion.
First new assembly plant in Detroit in nearly 30 years.
Michigan turned a projected $3 billion deficit into a $7 billion surplus
Signed the Building Michigan Together Plan to make the single largest investment in state and local parks 
Closed the funding gap between schools in Michigan without raising taxes.
Put 186,000 Michiganders and counting on a tuition-free path to higher education or skills training through Reconnect and Futures for Frontliners

Landed GM's largest investment ever because of bipartisan economic development legislation

Since Governor Whitmer took office through the end of 2022, Michigan will fix more than 16,000 lane miles of road and 1,200 bridges, supporting more than 89,000 jobs
Expanded low or no-cost childcare to 150,000 more kids 
Brought Michigan's rainy day fund to an all-time high
Delivered $400 refund checks per vehicle to drivers because of bipartisan auto insurance reform
Since Governor Whitmer took office, Michigan has announced over 32,550 auto jobs

Did not raise taxes on working families by a cent