December 2007
Radio Address: Governor Granholm Says 2007 Marked with Progress Despite Challenges

In her weekly radio address, Governor Granholm said that 2007 was a year marked with progress despite the state's economic and budget challenges and pledged to continue investing in people and our quality of life in 2008.

Granholm Signs Bill Protecting Foster Children by Requiring Nationwide Criminal Background ChecksGovernor Jennifer M. Granholm has signed legislation that will further protect children in Michigan beginning January 1 by requiring criminal background checks to be conducted on a national level for all licensees of children's foster care homes.
Granholm Establishes Idlewild Centennial Commission; EO Among Three Promoting Cultural HeritageGovernor Granholm created commissions to coordinate activities commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Idlewild resort community in Lake County, the sesquicentennial of the Civil War and the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

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