1/25/24 - Governor Whitmer Delivers 6th State-Of-The-State Address

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Delivers State-of-the-State

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.  

 

 Watch the full 2024 State of the State address

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

 

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