Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]
Openly gay Barbara Lenk’s appointment to Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court was confirmed May 4 in a 5-3 vote of the Governor’s Council.
In a statement citing Lenk’s “sharp intellect, vast experience and deep sense of humanity,” Gov. Deval Patrick said she will be an “outstanding” justice.
Lenk is married to Debra Krup. Massachusetts was the first state to legalize same-sex marriage, in 2004.