Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund again targeted by legislature

Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund again targeted by legislature

April 28, 2017 | Chris Bunch

Why are lawmakers fiddling with a part of state government that is well-run, backed by voters and doing good work in preserving and protecting Michigan’s natural assets?

Traverse City has pledged to fight climate change through renewable energy; can your city?

April 28, 2017 | Kate Madigan

Waiting around for Washington to do something about a warming planet is a fool’s errand, so start locally. 

Keeping crime victims from becoming repeat customers

April 27, 2017 | Bill Kubota

A promising Detroit hospital program is steering ER patients ‒ including those engaged in crime themselves ‒ on a safer path. With video.

Eight ways Detroit’s new schools chief can succeed

April 27, 2017 | Erin Einhorn

Nikolai Vitti, the incoming superintendent from Florida, faces some age-old Detroit problems: overcrowded classrooms, historically low student achievement, and the burden of replacing a popular predecessor. Here’s what insiders suggest he should tackle first.   

As deadline nears: How to choose the college that’s right for you

April 25, 2017 | Ron French

May 1 is the traditional deadline for saying yes or no to college admission offers. Don’t flip a coin. Read these tips.

Bridge wins 19 awards from Society of Professional Journalists

April 25, 2017 | Chastity Pratt Dawsey

Bridge staff sweeps online news, investigative prizes for coverage of Flint, misuse of welfare money and more

Time for a fresh look at how we fund our public schools

April 21, 2017 | Rob Fowler

The leader of a small-business group says we need to re-figure the money problem in Michigan.

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