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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Michigan Democrats offer plan to remake economic developmentOctober 4, 2023Paula Gardner
Michigan ranks third for voter registration. Democrats push for moreOctober 4, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Tuition-free Michigan Reconnect program expands to 21 year olds. What to knowOctober 4, 2023Janelle D. James
Climate change threatens fish in Michigan’s Great Lakes. Watch videoOctober 4, 2023Aaron Martin
In warming Great Lakes, climate triage means some cold waters won’t be savedOctober 4, 2023Kelly House
Michigan Dems aim to cut prescription drug costs with ‘affordability board’October 4, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | All Michigan residents deserve fair housing accessOctober 4, 2023Christopher Swanson
Do Michigan’s political maps dilute power of Black voters? Trial will decideOctober 4, 2023Lauren Gibbons
COVID Tracker | COVID cases fall for second straight week; hospitalizations down tooOctober 3, 2023Bridge Staff
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: Michigan ‘uniquely impacted’ by UAW strikeOctober 3, 2023Jonathan Oosting
UAW strike 2023 update: Strike costs stretch to $4B as Michigan retailers worry its hitting their salesOctober 3, 2023Bridge Staff
Motorcycle deaths spike since helmets became optional for Michigan adultsOctober 3, 2023Janelle D. James
Lawsuit over $25M Clare health park grant can advance, judge rulesOctober 3, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Who’s running for U.S. Senate in Michigan: Ex-Detroit Chief James Craig is inOctober 3, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Pass the National Popular Vote in Michigan to safeguard democracyOctober 2, 2023Denise Hartsough, Paula Bowman
Enbridge: Federal review of Line 5 tunnel permit is ‘inexplicably lethargic’October 2, 2023Kelly House
Michigan police agencies sweating enforcement of 'red flag' gun lawsOctober 2, 2023Liz Nass, Capital News Service
Opinion | It’s time to reform Michigan’s juvenile justice systemOctober 2, 2023John Damoose, Roger Victory
First came the floods. Then, the toxic mold. Get used to it with climate changeOctober 2, 2023Michael Gerstein, Climate Central, Jena Brooker
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
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
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