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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Bridge reporters win Journalist of the Year award for 4th year in a rowBridge Staff
Critics push to block Michigan's first 'chemical recycling' facilityTheo Scheer, Capital News Service
Michigan rolls out ‘interim’ Proposal 1 financial disclosure portalJordyn Hermani
Opinion | Want affordable housing in Michigan? Allow developers to build itJarrett Skorup
What is a ‘good-paying’ job in Michigan? Tell us what you thinkPaula Gardner
See where Michigan is giving corporate subsidies for expansions, new jobsPaula Gardner, Mike Wilkinson
In Michigan, 60% of jobs don’t pay middle-class wages. Can state stop slide?Paula Gardner
Michigan lawmakers eye retooling corporate subsidies to target high-wage jobsPaula Gardner
Michigan Senate moves to crack down on payday lending, rein in interest ratesLauren Gibbons
Corporate subsidies cost Michigan $335M; 40% of deals create low-paying jobsPaula Gardner
Judge holds Flint in contempt for continued lead pipe replacement delaysKelly House
Bridge Lunch Break to discuss Michigan’s warming wintersAmber DeLind, Jackquelyn Garrett
Biden in Michigan: President campaigns in Saginaw, meets supportersLauren Gibbons
Michigan Democrats eye new ethics disclosures, crackdown on giftsLauren Gibbons
Metro Detroit Black Business Alliance changes name, goes statewideOrlando Bailey
Ohio has drop boxes for unwanted newborns. Some want Michigan to follow suit Sophia Ceru, Capital News Service
Government transparency is woeful in Michigan. Lawmakers vow change (again)Jordyn Hermani
Report: 3 in 10 deaths of new moms in Michigan linked to substance useRobin Erb
Michigan lawmakers consider making kindergarten mandatoryIsabel Lohman
Michigan bottle returns fall after COVID, prompting get-tough push on grocersLauren Gibbons
Road salt use dips 37% in Michigan warm winter, saving millions, easing pollutionKelly House
Michigan school safety bills stalled: ‘It’s inexcusable,’ Oxford dad saysJordyn Hermani, Isabel Lohman
Michigan reports first pediatric flu death of seasonJanelle D. James
Michigan redistricting: Opponents argue new Detroit maps fall shortLauren Gibbons
Lake Superior warming fast; push is on to cut energy at Pictured Rocks, parksIzzy Ross, IPR
Opinion | Michigan can do more to ensure school safety, but bills languishJaime Greene
Opinion | Pharmacy benefits help rural Michiganders save money on health careGraham Filler
Joe Biden plans Michigan campaign stop in Saginaw, which picks winnersJordyn Hermani
Time for toll roads in Michigan? Lawmakers revive debateLauren Gibbons
Justice moves slowly in rural Michigan, thanks to prosecutor shortageAnish Topiwala, Capital News Service
Bridge Culture Club reads short story collection, ‘Dearborn,’ in AprilAmber DeLind
Michigan income tax cut not permanent, court rules Lauren Gibbons
Michigan has 9 months to figure out new energy law. Some say time is wastingKelly House
Michigan makes paid surrogate pregnancies a crime. That could changeJordyn Hermani
Diet drugs are bigger than ever, and in Michigan, Medicaid picks up the tabRobin Erb
What time is it in Michigan? Daylight saving time 2024 arrives this weekendJanelle D. James
State of the Union 2024: UAW president Shawn Fain to be Biden's guestJonathan Oosting
Michigan defends bloated voter rolls with 625,000 cancellations pendingLauren Gibbons
Mild temps, lack of snow force Michigan ski resorts to close for the seasonJanelle D. James
Advocates ask Michigan to fund educator retention programsHannah Dellinger, Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan high schoolers may be next to profit from name, image, likeness dealsJordyn Hermani
'Good time' prison reform push well short on signatures for Michigan ballotLauren Gibbons
Michigan is No. 1 for trash, but Whitmer wants higher fees to curb importsJordyn Hermani
Michigan Democrats push to expand birth control access, boost suppliesRobin Erb
Spring has already sprung for mosquitoes in MichiganJanelle D. James
Lawmakers want more CPR, cardiac arrest training for Michigan schoolsIsabel Lohman
Opinion: Michigan lags in tobacco education, and it’s killing residentsJodi Radke, Dr. Brittany Tayler
Measles in Michigan: Three counties with confirmed casesJanelle D. James
Michigan eyes reforms to teach those with dyslexia. Critics say more is neededHannah Dellinger, Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan dams restoration delayed amid rising costs, mounting frustrationMike Wilkinson