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Whitmer, Gretchen (D)

State Senator District 23
Office: S-105 CB
Term: Final
Phone: (517) 373-1734
Email: SenGWhitmer@senate.michigan.gov
Home Address: East Lansing, MI 48823
Website: http://www.senate.mi.gov/whitmer/
Seat Number: 35
Standing Committees: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

CB - Capitol Building,  FB - Farnum Building,  HOB - House Office Building 


POLITICAL CAREER

Sen. Whitmer served one full term as a House Representative and a partial term as she left to take a seat in the Senate vacated by former Senator Virg Bernero. She is currently serving her second full term in the Senate. She has served on the East Lansing Transportation Committee, Ingham County Democratic Party Executive Board, prior to being elected to MI House of Representatives in 2000 and Senate Democratic Leader. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Sen. Whitmer was a practicing Attorney.

EDUCATION

Sen. Whitmer holds a BA from Michigan State University and a JD from MSU Law School. 

PERSONAL

Sen. Whitmer was born on August 23, 1971 and lives with her husband Dr. Marc Mallory and their children.

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Sen. Whitmer participates in the following activities: Legal Aid of Central Michigan, East Lansing Folk Festival, Junior League of Lansing, State Bar of MI, Ingham County Bar Assn.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Nancy Bohnet
nbohnet@senate.michigan.gov

Additional Information


Whitmer Happy With Choice Not To Enter Gubernatorial Race (12-19-2014)

Whitmer: Road Package Was A Punt, Chamber Disappointed (12-19-2014)

Senate Begrudgingly Agrees To Ballot Proposal (12-19-2014)

Ballot Proposal Highlights Road Deal (12-19-2014)

Up-Or-Down Road Funding Ballot Proposal On The Table (12-18-2014)

Snyder Looking For 'Balancing Principles' In Road Talks (12-16-2014)

Transportation Funding Talks Hit A Roadblock (12-15-2014)

Greimel, Singh Decline To Drive Spike Through Sales Tax (12-12-2014)

Bolger: We're A 'Long Way Apart' On Road Funding Solution (12-11-2014)

Road For Transportation Funding Bills Leads Through Conference (12-09-2014)

Hertel Named Caucus Campaign Chair For Senate Dems (12-05-2014)

Snyder: House's Roads Plan Isn't Enough; It's OK To Raise Revenue (12-05-2014)

Farnum Building Ownership Transfer Approved By Senate (12-03-2014)

State Moving Forward With $70M Bond For New Senate Building (11-25-2014)

Lame Duck Watch: 25 Issues To Watch At The End Of The Year (11-18-2014)

For House D's, Other Matters Cloud Road Funding Plan (11-14-2014)

Long-Awaited Transportation Package Squeaks Through Senate (11-13-2014)

Greimel Wants Transportation Funding Bill To Be Last Road (11-12-2014)

In Senate, Both Parties Hopeful For Lame Duck Transportation Solution (11-07-2014)

In Senate, Both Parties Hopeful For Lame Duck Transportation Solution (11-07-2014)

Ananich Named Minority Leader of Smallest Dem Caucus In Decades (11-06-2014)

Peters Levels Land, Will Replace Levin In U.S. Senate (11-04-2014)

Film Incentive Bill Fast Tracked Through Senate (10-22-2014)

Second Clinton In Two Weeks Pushes Dems To Turn Out (10-22-2014)