Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist Lieutenant Gov. Gilchrist signs first bill as acting governor in Michigan By Cheyna Roth • Nov 22, 2019 Cheyna Roth / MPRN Lieutenant Gov. Garlin Gilchrist became the first African American Lieutenant Governor to sign a bill into law Thursday. Michigan starts its first cybercrime hotline in Grand Rapids By Cheyna Roth • Jul 24, 2019 Michigan now has a cybercrime support and recovery hotline. Kent County residents can dial 2-1-1 if they are the victim of cybercrime and be connected to resources to help them figure out the next steps.