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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Kristina Karamo: I’m ‘undisputed’ GOP chair. Not so fast, critics sayJonathan Oosting
Michigan lawmakers have more energy priorities in 2024 Kelly House
Experts: Michigan’s economy is ‘strong and stable’ Lauren Gibbons
Twenty companies pledge to use all parts of Great Lakes fish by 2025Shealyn Paulis, Great Lakes Echo
Michigan’s population crisis dominates Detroit Policy ConferenceMalachi Barrett
Michigan Attorney General pushes back against DTE gas rate increaseJanelle D. James
Federal judges set aggressive timeline to redraw state House district mapsLauren Gibbons
Supreme Court poop dispute could have big impact on Michigan environmentKelly House
Most of Michigan facing a new winter storm warning. Will schools close Friday?Janelle D. James
Clean-powered buses on the way for Michigan schools, fueled by grantsJanelle D. James
Opinion | Michigan must come together to sustain water affordability for allStephanie Chang, Donavan McKinney, Rosemary Bayer
Opinion | What Michigan must do in 2024 to improve K-12 education Michael Rice
Opinion | Buckle up: Michigan is ground zero this year in national politicsDavid Dulio
Michigan candidates tell court: ‘No question’ we were duped by signature fraudMike Wilkinson
Some Michigan parents question whether schools should have health clinicsIsabel Lohman
Michigan’s $55M experiment with guaranteed income begins with Flint momsRobin Erb
Michigan businesses ask court to make state pay for COVID-19 lossesLauren Gibbons
Blood donations at 20-year low. Red Cross urges Michiganders to giveJanelle D. James
Bridge Culture Club makes 2024 debut with ‘Tin Camp Road’ novelAmber DeLind
Delis, milkshakes and liquor: How gas stations aim to survive in MichiganPaula Gardner
Flu, respiratory illnesses, other crud make this misery season in MichiganRobin Erb
Michigan taxes to fall for seniors, low-income earners. How much will you save?Jonathan Oosting
Kristina Karamo critics to appeal to national party amid Michigan GOP ‘chaos’Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | 5 problems with Whitmer group’s Michigan population planMichael Van Beek
Can Michigan redistricting panel play nice, draw legal maps? It may get messyLauren Gibbons
Michigan Medicaid expanded to cover health workers you may not have heard of Robin Erb
Michigan’s state park camping reservations are open and filling up quicklyJanelle D. James
A snow storm is headed toward Michigan. Is this the start of real winter?Janelle D. James
Warmer winters mean less ice on Lake Michigan, hurting trout and whitefishJuanpablo Ramirez-Franco, WBEZ
Michigan Republicans vote to oust Kristina Karamo. Court fight next?Jonathan Oosting
Michigan football poised to make millions for university from championship gamePaula Gardner
Michigan GOP plan: Skip voters, let party bosses choose candidates Jonathan Oosting
Detroit legislative districts could be redrawn by spring, court suggestsLauren Gibbons
Detroit agency launches mobile mental health unit. Can it slow a revolving door?Robin Erb
Bridge Lunch Break to discuss journalism, impact and public serviceAmber DeLind, Jackquelyn Garrett
Opinion | Michigan redistricting panel isn’t the transparent group promisedAnn Bollin
Michigan redistricting panel votes to appeal court ruling invalidating Detroit districtsLauren Gibbons
Michigan GOP Chair Kristina Karamo held in contempt over party squabbleJonathan Oosting
West Michigan officials expanding use of wrong-way detectors to save livesJanelle D. James
Group launches campaign to overturn Michigan solar siting lawKelly House
Opinion | Michigan must pass bill to ensure juveniles receive legal counselPeter Cunningham
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s sixth State of the State set for Jan. 24Jonathan Oosting
Three new members selected for Michigan redistricting commissionLauren Gibbons
Calley: Michigan small businesses want to slow change, ease up on new rulesPaula Gardner
New FAFSA form: What MI students need to know about 2024-2025 applicationIsabel Lohman
Opinion | Universities must restore trust. It starts with respectful debateOra Hirsch Pescovitz, David Dulio, Mark Navin, James Naus
Michigan Capitol bomb threat not credible; building remains closed WednesdayLauren Gibbons, Jonathan Oosting
Ex-Chatfield aides plead not guilty to ‘criminal enterprise’ in MichiganJonathan Oosting
Upper Peninsula dog sled and ski races in peril from higher temps, no snow Janelle D. James
Detroiters ask court for Senate elections this year in disputed districtsLauren Gibbons