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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

Get your FREE Academic State Champs bumper sticker

February 14, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Get your free Academic State Champs bumper sticker to celebrate your school.

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.

Bridge unveils new website design

January 25, 2017 | Bridge Staff

We're excited to unveil our new website design, making it easier for readers to explore the site on mobile devices and discover new content.

About the project “Michigan Divided”

January 24, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Bridge is following 11 Michigan people and families throughout 2017 to try to pierce the bubbles in which they, and the rest of us, live. 

How Cabela’s captured its Michigan fantasy photos

November 22, 2016 | Bridge Staff

The cult-like hunting and outdoors retailer chose idyllic settings across wintry Michigan for this year’s Christmas catalog. Here’s the story behind each one.

DJC Housing maps

November 21, 2016 | Bridge Staff

The best, worst and funniest U.S. political ads of this campaign season

November 1, 2016 | Bridge Staff

From a weary wife to a peeing baby, 10 political ads that are worth watching more than once. Yes, even this year.

Miller gets flagrant foul for linking opponent to homicide

October 20, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Candice Miller’s campaign has accomplished the seemingly impossible: Making a man accused of patronage and sexual harassment look like victim.

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