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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Lawsuit aims to disqualify Trump from Michigan ballotSeptember 29, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Lack of school counselors hobbles Michigan college enrollment effortsSeptember 29, 2023Ron French
Clock ticks for water utilities to join national PFAS settlementsSeptember 29, 2023Brett Walton, Circle of Blue
UAW expands strike, including Lansing GM plantSeptember 29, 2023Mike Wilkinson
56,000 Michigan kids could lose child care as federal COVID funding endsSeptember 29, 2023Isabel Lohman
Former Michigan marijuana chair sentenced to 55 months for briberySeptember 28, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan judges required to use preferred pronouns in court under new ruleSeptember 28, 2023Lauren Gibbons
How a federal government shutdown would impact MichiganSeptember 28, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Democrats seek to reverse Michigan’s ban-on-bans of plastic bagsSeptember 28, 2023Kelly House
Michigan is ‘improving outcomes’ for early childhood health and education, report saysSeptember 28, 2023Hannah Dellinger/Chalkbeat Detroit
Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on Michigan’s industrial legacySeptember 28, 2023Amber DeLind, Jackquelyn Garrett
Consumers Energy tells Michigan residents it needs partners to keep hydro damsSeptember 28, 2023Kelly House
Michigan House Dems OK election access measures: What the bills would doSeptember 28, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Trump in Michigan tells auto workers that EVs are a ‘transition to hell’September 27, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Michigan lawmakers consider end to ‘prison gerrymandering'September 27, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Trump in Michigan seeks to win over UAW, blue-collar workersSeptember 27, 2023Paula Gardner
Lawmakers revisit auto insurance law, seek higher payouts for crash victimsSeptember 27, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Munson to trim inpatient services at rural northern Michigan hospitalsSeptember 27, 2023Robin Erb
Michigan State University officially fires Mel Tucker for causeSeptember 27, 2023Isabel Lohman
Climate change is harming Michigan hunting and fishing, groups warn lawmakersSeptember 26, 2023Kelly House
Despite Ford pause, Michigan OKs another $65M for Marshall EV megasiteSeptember 26, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Biden backs higher pay for UAW workers during historic picket line visitSeptember 26, 2023Jonathan Oosting, Janelle D. James
COVID Tracker | COVID cases fall for first time since July; hospitalizations rise September 26, 2023Bridge Staff
Opinion | Michigan’s undocumented immigrants deserve driver’s licensesSeptember 26, 2023Dave Pagel
How a Detroit pastor got involved in a citywide effort to reduce chronic absenteeismSeptember 26, 2023Ethan Bakuli , Chalkbeat Detroit
UAW strike 2023 update: Fain slams Ford for halting Michigan EV factory September 25, 2023Bridge Staff
Ford puts brakes on $3.5B BlueOval Battery Park in MarshallSeptember 25, 2023Paula Gardner
Activists pressure Detroit lawmaker opposed to Michigan abortion billsSeptember 25, 2023Robin Erb, Lauren Gibbons
That bump in pay? Poof — Michigan income gains erased by high inflationSeptember 25, 2023Mike Wilkinson
Opinion | Michigan’s system to approve green energy projects is brokenSeptember 25, 2023Sarah Mills
Bridge Lunch Break on Thursday focuses on Michigan’s industrial legacySeptember 25, 2023Amber DeLind, Jackquelyn Garrett
As automakers win incentives for EV plants, Michigan pays for polluted pastSeptember 25, 2023Kelly House, Paula Gardner
With thousands of tainted sites, Michigan Dems eye return to ‘polluter pay’September 25, 2023Kelly House, Paula Gardner
‘They destroyed our little town.’ What Michigan’s auto industry left behindSeptember 25, 2023Paula Gardner, Kelly House
Key findings in Bridge Michigan auto projectSeptember 25, 2023Kelly House, Paula Gardner
How Bridge tallied $259M in public costs for auto industry pollutionSeptember 25, 2023Kelly House, Paula Gardner
Small supplier, big mess: Jackson pays the price of auto industry pollutionSeptember 25, 2023Kelly House, Paula Gardner
5 fixes for Michigan's polluted industrial legacy, and a cleaner future September 25, 2023Kelly House, Paula Gardner
Gov. Whitmer’s SOAR incentive fund, once a triumph, now faces headwinds September 25, 2023Paula Gardner, Kelly House
Michigan developers find new uses for contaminated industrial sitesSeptember 25, 2023Paula Gardner, Kelly House
Trump World lands on Mackinac as Michigan GOP sets presidential caucus planSeptember 24, 2023Jonathan Oosting
On Mackinac, Vivek Ramaswamy steals Michigan GOP spotlightSeptember 23, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Biden to walk Michigan picket line with striking UAW workersSeptember 22, 2023Paula Gardner
Medicaid cuts off 148K Michiganders in review; cancer patients get reprieveSeptember 22, 2023Robin Erb
Meet the Democrat blocking Michigan abortion bills. She says she’s not aloneSeptember 22, 2023Lauren Gibbons, Jonathan Oosting, Yue Stella Yu
Opinion | Michigan must end immoral life without parole for adolescents September 22, 2023Kevin Harris
Opinion | Legal cannabis workers and businesses deserve banking fairnessSeptember 22, 2023Jim Holcomb, Michael Elias
Opinion | Abortion regulations that protect women’s health must be upheldSeptember 22, 2023Jaime Greene
UAW strike: 4 things to know as Michigan braces for it to spreadSeptember 21, 2023Paula Gardner
Free COVID tests bound for Michigan mailboxes — if you askSeptember 21, 2023Robin Erb