According to the Detroit Free Press, Governor Gretchen Whitmer's first year in office began with a record cold snap that exposed a weakness in Michigan's energy grid.

It ended raising worries about long standing environmental failures now bubbling to the surface.

When you think about it, there's a lot going on when you take on the position of governor for the state of Michigan. It's not always going to be smooth sailing when it comes to different issues that need to be handled.

In between everything else, Gretchen Whitmer signed into law bills intended to reduce Michigan's highest in the nation auto insurance premiums, legalize internet gambling and sports betting, and reform the criminal justice system by raising from 17 to 18 the age at which accused offenders are routinely treated as adults.

How do you feel about Governor Whitmer's performance in 2019? Some say Whitmer fared better than could be expected in advancing her priorities to the face of GOP opposition. Others may have a different opinion. Please click on the above link for more information.

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