LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 25, 2023) — Sen. Sarah Anthony (D-Lansing) has issued the following statement in response to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s “State of the State” address on Wednesday evening: 

“I am happy to see substantial progress being made on expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which will help Michigan families pay for everyday needs like groceries, childcare, and transportation. In addition, Gov. Whitmer’s plans to continue to invest in programs like Michigan Reconnect demonstrate a commitment to providing Michiganders with opportunities to further their education and find higher-paying jobs.” 

In her speech, Gov. Whitmer laid out her administration’s plans for the coming year. This was the first “State of the State” address delivered in person since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.