Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she’s going to use her first State of the State handle to deal with Michigan’s “fundamentals” — such because the roads, ingesting water and workforce.
The Democrat will converse Tuesday evening throughout a joint session of the Republican-led Legislature.
She plans to focus partially on the magnitude of the issue with deteriorating roads and bridges , asking drivers and companies to offer suggestions on what pothole-ridden infrastructure is costing them. An in depth proposal will seemingly wait till she proposes her funds in March.
One other main matter might be workforce improvement — making certain that corporations can fill their jobs with in-state employees who’ve the right coaching. The problem applies to all employees, she says, no matter whether or not they have four-year faculty levels, commerce certificates or one thing in-between.
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