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David Eggert

The Associated Press

Lansing, MI, United States

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Recent articles by David:

Whitmer raises $3.1M for reelection campaign in 3 months

Gov. Whitmer released the numbers Monday, the quarterly deadline for candidates. → Read More

Michigan will not order COVID-19 vaccination rules stricter than the federal standard

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the state's vaccine and testing rules would be as strict as those deployed by the Biden administration, after questions from the business community this week. → Read More

Michigan won't go further than federal vaccine, testing rule

Michigan is among states to operate and enforce workplace safety rules instead of the U.S. government. → Read More

How redistricting could impact West Michigan

After seven weeks of mapping, Michigan's new redistricting commission is starting to vote on much-anticipated draft congressional and legislative plans. → Read More

Michigan business groups urge Biden to reconsider COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Michigan business groups urged President Joe Biden to reconsider a plan to require most workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine or regularly tested for the virus. → Read More

Michigan business groups urge Biden to reconsider mandate

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and six local chambers raised a host of concerns and questions over the pending federal mandate Monday. → Read More

Gov. Whitmer vetoes more election-related bills

It was the second time in two weeks that Gov. Whitmer vetoed election measures. → Read More

Gov. Whitmer orders urgent response to lead crisis

The Democratic governor also committed to replacing all of the city’s lead pipes in 18 months, accelerating what had been a five-year timeline. → Read More

Michigan Republicans OK tougher voting rules; gov to veto

The Republican-led Michigan Legislature has approved tougher voter ID requirements and a ban against mass mailing of unsolicited absentee ballot applications. → Read More

Michigan governor orders urgent response to Benton Harbor lead crisis

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is ordering an urgent government response to Benton Harbor, where there are elevated lead levels in drinking water. → Read More

Michigan governor orders urgent response to lead crisis

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered a “whole-of-government” response to elevated levels of lead in Benton Harbor’s water → Read More

Michigan governor orders urgent response to lead crisis

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday ordered a “whole-of-government” response to elevated levels of lead in tap water in the southw... → Read More

Michigan governor orders urgent response to lead crisis

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday ordered a “whole-of-government” response to elevated levels of lead in tap water in the southwestern Michigan city of... → Read More

Michigan redistricting panel advances maps to hearing stage

They would be fairer to Democrats than gerrymandered lines created by the GOP-controlled Legislature after the 2010 census. → Read More

Michigan redistricting commission to vote on draft maps

Once multiple drafts of congressional and legislative maps are approved in coming days, the public will be able to give feedback at five hearings. → Read More

Michigan redistricting commission to vote on draft maps during redistricting process

Michigan’s new redistricting commission is starting to vote on draft congressional and legislative plans. → Read More

Whitmer proposes $6.3M to address backlog of 6,200 felony cases

The most common cases still awaiting adjudication are gun cases. People with gun charges have waited roughly five months or longer to see their cases resolved. → Read More

Whitmer restores prevailing wages on state construction projects

Republicans criticized the move while nonunion contractors appear likely to sue the provision. → Read More

Whitmer restores prevailing wages on state projects

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says Michigan will pay higher “prevailing” wages on state construction projects, three years after Republican legislators repealed a long-standing law that required better pay. → Read More

Gov. Whitmer restores prevailing wages on state projects

The announcement drew criticism from an association of nonunion contractors that primarily funded a ballot initiative that enabled lawmakers to rescind the law. → Read More