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Bridge explains how a Legionnaires’ outbreak led to this week’s stunning manslaughter charges

June 14, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Bridge Magazine reveals how government officials and a major Flint hospital initially failed to alert the public about an outbreak of deadly Legionnaires’, and why the disease’s death count is likely much higher.

A guide to Michigan’s leading business groups (slideshow)

June 1, 2017 | Bridge Staff, Crain's Staff

What does big business want in Michigan? Who are the major players? Here’s a quickie primer on the state’s leading industry groups and their publicly stated wish lists.

How big business spends its money in Lansing

June 1, 2017 | Bridge Staff, Crain's Staff

To measure one way in which the business community can influence lawmakers, we analyzed the campaign contributions of 15 leading business advocacy groups.

The Detroit uprising: 50 years later

May 26, 2017 | Bridge Staff

July 22, 1967 - It's been 50 years since the uprising

Snyder’s former budget chief points to Michigan’s way forward

May 9, 2017 | Bridge Staff

A Q-and-A with John Nixon, Gov. Rick Snyder’s lauded budget guru before he left in 2014.

Take a trip through the Michigan Tax Time Machine (SLIDESHOW)

May 9, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Michigan used to have plenty of jobs, high wages – and high taxes. Not so today. Travel briefly through time to see how what Michigan collects in taxes has shrunk over a generation – and why we now struggle to fund the basics.

How much is Bridge Magazine worth to you? Why we hope you’ll contribute today.

May 1, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Will you join the more than 2,000 readers who now financially support Bridge’s award-winning work?  

'The Intersection': ORDER TODAY

April 19, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Click here to order your copy of our latest, book, "The Intersection." Fifty years after anger and frustration over police-community relations boiled over into a rebellion in Detroit, there are lots of people asking what we’ve learned, how we’ve changed.

News Bubble Swap

April 7, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Would you like to participate in your own news source swap? Bridge Magazine will pair you with a participant with significantly different news sources, and we’ll publish some of the results.

Download a copy of "Fractured Trust: Lost faith in state government and how to restore it"

March 21, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Download a PDF of the final report of The Center for Michigan's 2016 statewide public engagement campaign

Bridge reporting honored twice for Flint water crisis coverage

March 16, 2017 | Bridge Staff

A timeline of the disaster so informative it was used in official investigations, and the exposure of the likely underreporting of deaths caused by Legionnaires’ disease, are lauded by two groups.

2016 Michigan Journalist of the Year joins Bridge

March 9, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Joel Kurth has produced award-winning, game-changing enterprise and investigative reporting at publications across Michigan

Death to government mumbo jumbo

March 2, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Lansing is experimenting with turning jargon-filled public documents into something resembling English.

Bridge staff writer wins WSU Spirit of Diversity award

February 22, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Chastity Pratt Dawsey was honored for reporting on a variety of issues, including Flint and education in Detroit and Michigan.

School details

February 14, 2017 | Bridge Staff

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February 14, 2017 | Bridge Staff

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Back to back: Bridge earns “Newspaper of the Year” honors for 2nd straight year

January 27, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Bridge Magazine earned “Newspaper of the Year” honors for the second straight year and won 19 total awards in the Michigan Press Association’s annual statewide journalism competition.

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