October 29, 2020 | Bridge Staff
This continuously updated post includes details of Michigan's elections, campaigns, politics and voting news.
October 28, 2020 | Bridge Staff
This continuously updated post includes details of Michigan's confirmed COVID-19 cases, maps of locations, state curve data, what the state is doing to contain the spread, and expert suggestions on how you can stay safe.
October 16, 2020 | Bridge Staff
On Oct. 8, the FBI claims that a Michigan militia group tried to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. This continuously updated post includes details of the case, the suspects and what's next.
October 8, 2020 | Bridge Staff
Here is a copy of the federal affidavit accusing six men of conspiracy to kidnap the Michigan governor and put her on trial.
September 30, 2020 | Bridge Staff
Bridge seeks a reporter with a track record of breaking great stories to join our award-winning team.
September 16, 2020 | Bridge Staff
A group of more than 30 news outlets and transparency groups wrote to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday, asking her to require schools to report COVID-19 outbreaks faster. The information comes as cases soar among some colleges and schools.
September 16, 2020 | Bridge Staff
Ron French is one of eight journalists nationally to receive the fellowship at Princeton University. He will continue working at Bridge while participating in the fellowship remotely due to COVID-19.
September 1, 2020 | Bridge Staff
A statewide group of news and government transparency groups is pushing the Whitmer administration to timely name schools and colleges in Michigan with coronavirus outbreaks as families decide whether to send children to classrooms.
A few dozen districts are offering parents a choice between in-person learning and online learning. Many are starting the school year remotely and planning to transition to face-to-face instruction when conditions allow.
August 14, 2020 | Bridge Staff
Bridge is adding a temp team member to provide high-quality, nonpartisan coverage of the Michigan political campaigns.
July 21, 2020 | Bridge Staff
More than 2,500 Michigan classrooms were led by long-term substitutes, rather than trained educators – a 10-fold increase in five years. Bridge’s investigation won top honors from the Education Writers Association.
May 21, 2020 | Bridge Staff
Bridge was honored for 2019 reporting covering health, environment, education and racial justice as well as breaking and investigative news.
May 18, 2020 | Bridge Staff
From expanding our coverage of Native American issues, to data analysis to deepening reporting on the coronavirus pandemic, three young journalists will hone their journalism skills at Bridge this summer.
May 13, 2020 | Bridge Staff
Can my employer force me to come back to work? Will I lose my unemployment benefits? Bridge answers these questions and many more in a feature to address the rapidly evolving health threat.
May 12, 2020 | Bridge Staff
Michigan releases daily reports on case counts from eight regions across the state. There are few cases in northern Michigan and declining ones in Metro Detroit. But the southwest and west parts of Michigan are still seeing elevated case counts.
April 24, 2020 | Bridge Staff
Authentically Detroit is a BridgeDetroit partner podcast that tells the stories of Detroiters’ lives through exposition and interview.
April 7, 2020 | Bridge Staff
Do you need help with food or cash through this coronavirus crisis? Want to know where to go to help? We have a list of Michigan resources.
April 2, 2020 | Bridge Staff
Watch a replay of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's coronavirus town hall. Michigan viewers were allowed to ask questions during this time of crisis.
April 1, 2020 | Bridge Staff
Kelly House will lead Bridge Magazine coverage of Great Lakes and water issues, conservation efforts and policy challenges surrounding the state’s natural resources.
March 21, 2020 | Bridge Staff
As the coronavirus crisis slams Michigan businesses, some local newspapers are struggling to stay open amid declining ad revenue. C&G Newspapers is suspending publication for 2 to 4 weeks, while the Metro Times in Detroit laid off staffers.