LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Wealthy with the state’s surplus revenue, Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday called for a series of targeted tax cuts while outlining her legislative agenda and touting bipartisan achievements ahead of her re-election.
Giving her second consecutive State of the State address virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she called for the tax exemption of retirement income – allowing 500,000 households to save an average of $500 a year. year – and the full restoration of credit for 730,000 low- and middle-wage earners. families who would receive an average of $350 more per year.