Whitmer appointees are confirmed after 60-day window passes
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Cabinet is now officially in place after Michigan lawmakers let her appointees stand confirmed.
The Senate had a 60-day window in which to reject the Democrat’s choices to lead various state departments and offices. The deadline passed Sunday for 11 appointees. The window for another appointee expires Monday.
A Republican-led Senate committee held advice-and-consent hearings on Whitmer’s picks.