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Allen fouls congressional opponent about car fees

July 26, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Congressional candidate Jason Allen zings primary foe Tom Casperson on his less-than-conservative record. But goes afoul over car fees and anti-veteran charge

Bridge database: How your school district gains (or doesn't) under funding proposal

July 12, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Some school districts would receive tens of millions in additional funding, while many others are already overfunded

10 counties with lowest jobless rate

June 23, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Slideshow photo gallery of the 10 Michigan counties with the lowest jobless rate as of April 201

10 counties with biggest increase in jobs

June 23, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Slideshow photo gallery of the 10 Michigan counties with the biggest increase in jobs from 2012-201

10 counties with greatest growth in average weekly wages

June 23, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Slideshow photo gallery of the 10 Michigan counties with the greatest growth in average weekly wages from 2011-2015

10 counties with highest weekly wages

June 23, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Slideshow gallery of the 10 Michigan Counties with highest weekly wages in 201

PHOTO GALLERY: A U.P. town like no other

June 21, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Sawyer is a community carved from a ghost town. More than 20 years after the U.S. Air Force left its base behind, it is an isolated Upper Peninsula outpost in need of jobs, transportation, a grocery store, laundromat, more activities for youth, as well as additional drug treatment for adults

Database: How many cops has your town lost?

May 12, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Plenty of Michigan towns and cities lost 30, 40 or even 50 percent of its police force in the past decade

Bridge wins awards for college drinking series, other efforts

April 14, 2016 | Bridge Staff

Competing against the metro area’s largest newspapers, the magazine’s “Game Day” project on the perils of college drinking took top honors in its category

Breaking: Report finds ‘environmental injustice’ in Flint water crisis; poor, majority-black population given inferior protection

March 23, 2016 | Bridge Staff

The task force, appointed by Gov. Snyder, finds state agencies, including Snyder’s office, were "indifferent" to residents’ concerns. The report is also scathing on impact of emergency management law. Read the full report here.

Businesses seek talent, and talent seeks places, so help Michigan cities

March 18, 2016 | Bridge Staff

The governor’s proposed state budget does nothing to correct the state’s dismal performance in funding its communities

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