Poor in Michigan with no ID. “I am somebody. I just can’t prove it.”

Poor in Michigan with no ID. “I am somebody. I just can’t prove it.”

September 26, 2017 | Joel Kurth, Ted Roelofs

Laws passed to prevent terrorism and identity theft have made it harder to get the state-issued ID needed to escape poverty. A peek inside the poverty trap.  

How much money Michigan would lose under Graham-Cassidy

September 26, 2017 | Ron French

Estimates range up to $8 billion-plus as Republicans prepare for one final shot at repealing Obamacare before a coming deadline.

Tracking dark money in Michigan politics just got harder

September 26, 2017 | Craig Mauger

A new law signed by Gov. Snyder makes it easier to get around how much can be spent on candidates’ campaigns in Michigan, and harder to determine who is behind the money.

Michigan’s plan for the robot invasion

September 26, 2017 | Phil Power

Job automation is remorseless and unstoppable. Those running for office in Michigan next year need to steer the agenda for our economy and education system to meet this critical challenge.

I-75 will be state's largest public-private transportation project

September 25, 2017 | Lindsay VanHulle

A plan to have the private sector pay for construction and maintenance of part of the busy I-75 corridor in Oakland County will be the largest public-private transportation project in state history.

The Michigan News Quiz. Because we love you.

September 22, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Answer a few questions. See how you compare with others who took the test. Post results to Facebook and Twitter. What could possibly be better?

A community ArtPrize project aims to make kindness more common

September 22, 2017 | Lori Tubbergen Clark, Azlan Ibrahim

If the aim of art is to change the beholder, even a little, this one has its heart in the right place.