After Gretchen Whitmer became Michigan’s governor, the state returned to a divided government. Whitmer is a Democrat, while Republicans continue to control the legislature.
PPA Board Chair Jeff Padden, along with Richard Cole and Doug Ross, wrote in the Detroit News that Michigan’s future will be much brighter if leaders of the two parties set up a partisan “demilitarized zone” on the key issues of physical and talent infrastructure. In a column that looks backward from the vantage point of 2027, these three public policy veterans show how this might be accomplished.
You can read the column here.