Gov. Whitmer addressed state lawmakers to look back and lay out priorities for the next year.
(LANSING) - Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered her sixth State of the State address last night at the Capitol.
She took a look at her wins from last year and then laid out a vision for the future and challenged lawmakers to further expand in areas that impact economic development, housing and education.
Some of the highlights from last night's address, included:
-Increased investments in education through initiatives such as free community college for high school graduates and free preschool for 4-year-olds
-A tax credit of up to $5,000 for caregiving expenses including counseling, transportation, and nursing or respite services
-Implementation of a research and development tax credit and an innovation fund to invest in high-growth startups
-Pushing for "My Vehicle Rebate" offered at the point of sale
-A tax credit to incentivize research and development in manufacturing