Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

TIM SKUBICK: The invisible partner

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It’s a pretty safe bet that during your mad dash to finish your holiday shopping, had you bumped into the First Gentleman of the State of Michigan, you would not have known him from Adam … or Eve for that matter.

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TIM SKUBICK: From Gov. Who? to possible presidential candidate

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The neat thing about political stories is that when stuff happens you never know if the story will have a long-term impact. The story you are about to read was over two years in the making but nobody knew it at the time.

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TIM SKUBICK: A look at Dixon’s chances against Whitmer

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As soon as they announced that former Gov. John Engler would introduce the GOP’s latest underdog candidate for governor Tudor Dixon, you knew instantly why he was doing the honors — being a former underdog himself.

TIM SKUBICK: From no-name to frontrunner?

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We’re about to discover whether she can go from “Tudor who?” to being the frontrunner in the GOP primary for governor.

Two weeks ago had you asked the same question, it would have been a no-brainer.

Outmans defend GOP-led tax cut proposal, criticize Whitmer’s pledge for a $500 one-time rebate 

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While Michigan’s 2022-2023 budget may still be more than four months away from being approved, proposals from both the Democratic governor’s office and the Republican-controlled Legislature continue to take shape. 

Former MAISD associate superintendent enjoying new role as K-12 adviser to Gov. Whitmer 

After having worked a career that spanned across teaching, working as a principal and concluding as an administrator with the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD), Stephanie O’Dea has taken her talents in education to the office of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. 

In February, the Greenville resident left her position as MAISD associate superintendent for instruction for a position she called a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” — the governor’s new K-12 policy adviser. 

TIM SKUBICK: Being governor low on list of blessings for Whitmer

For everybody out there anxiously awaiting the year in review column, relax. There ain’t going to be one.