Whitmer appointees are confirmed after 60-day window passes

March 11, 2019

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.

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