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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Michigan takes steps to boost bed capacity for kids in mental health crisisDecember 1, 2022Robin Erb
Right-to-Work battle looms in Michigan: Businesses fear repeal by DemocratsDecember 1, 2022Mike Wilkinson, Paula Gardner, Lauren Gibbons
Detroiters hear new downtown development plans, ask what’s in it for us? December 1, 2022Malachi Barrett
Opinion | Public transportation is moving forward. Detroit, are you listening? December 1, 2022Donald Stuckey II
Bridge, Free Press seek court hearing to open Chatfield records to publicNovember 30, 2022Dave Boucher, Kelly House
Michigan lame duck looks lamer by the day. Here’s what’s left on the table.November 30, 2022Lauren Gibbons
After LGBT book spat, Michigan family gives $100K to library they haven’t seenNovember 30, 2022Ron French
Michigan hunters say 252,000 deer killed in firearms season with new rulesNovember 30, 2022Kelly House
Bridge Michigan expands again, seeks breaking news reporterNovember 30, 2022Bridge Staff
Dana Nessel obtains blanket shield of Lee Chatfield investigation recordsNovember 30, 2022Kelly House, Dave Boucher
Michigan business hopeful as Congress poised to end rail strike threatNovember 29, 2022Paula Gardner
Michigan policy change means more children can get help for lead poisoningNovember 29, 2022Irving Mejia-Hilario
Businesses to Michigan GOP: Slow minimum wage increase while you’re in powerNovember 29, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Lauren Gibbons
Looking back and looking forward this holiday seasonNovember 29, 2022John Bebow
Michigan’s pandemic baby bump over: 2022 births sliding againNovember 28, 2022Robin Erb
After bruising Michigan election, what is Betsy DeVos’ education priority?November 28, 2022Koby Levin, Chalkbeat, Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Study: Michigan’s 75 mph speed limit caused more crashes, deathsNovember 28, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Michigan election results official; canvassers rebuke ‘reckless’ fraud claimsNovember 28, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Caregivers need help. Michigan is slowly finding a wayNovember 28, 2022Sarah Rahal, The Detroit News, Hayley Harding, The Detroit News
State wants $10,620 to make public how Michigan schools spend COVID cashNovember 23, 2022Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Rock climbing takes hold in Michigan, as pandemic sends more folks outdoorsNovember 23, 2022Cameryn Cass, Great Lakes Echo
Lame Duck? Michigan session could be super lame this yearNovember 23, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan student loan borrowers will have more time before payments resumeNovember 23, 2022Isabel Lohman
All 83 Michigan counties certify Nov. 8 election, averting confusion of 2020November 22, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Give thanks: No fall wave of COVID in MichiganNovember 22, 2022Mike Wilkinson
No-fault insurance reform may be in play as Democrats take power in MichiganNovember 22, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Why Line 5 will likely remain open despite Democratic control of LansingNovember 22, 2022Kelly House
Scientists warn of health impacts as Great Lakes plastic pollution growsNovember 22, 2022Irving Mejia-Hilario
Opinion | History repeats: Why Grand Rapids picked a Dem for CongressNovember 22, 2022Matt McLogan
Kyra Harris Bolden makes history with appointment to Michigan Supreme CourtNovember 22, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Opinion | Michigan should use surplus to protect our state parksNovember 22, 2022Rich Bowman
Michigan businesses brace again for possible U.S. rail strikeNovember 22, 2022Paula Gardner
Opinion | The holidays are coming. Time for gifts, treats … and the fluNovember 22, 2022Delicia Pruitt
Michigan GOP leader: Bid to probe 2022 election a ‘shameless’ stunt November 21, 2022Yue Stella Yu
As RSV packs Michigan hospitals, a new need emerges: baby cribsNovember 21, 2022Robin Erb
A Texas lawsuit could stifle Michigan access to the abortion pillNovember 21, 2022Ron French
1-in-7 parents haven’t talked with child’s doc about vaccines for two years November 21, 2022Robin Erb
Feds deny funding to reopen Michigan’s Palisades nuclear plantNovember 21, 2022Kelly House
Elizabeth Clement, a moderate on Michigan Supreme Court, named chief justiceNovember 21, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Staffing woes foil Michigan efforts to keep residents out of nursing homesNovember 18, 2022Robin Erb
After Michigan students clog campus polling places, election officials look for a better wayNovember 18, 2022Oralandar Brand-Williams, Votebeat
Detroit plans a ‘sandbox’ for mobility companies. Will residents benefit?November 18, 2022Malachi Barrett
New U-M president Ono lays out climate change, diversity and staffing goalsNovember 17, 2022Isabel Lohman
As Democrats take charge in Lansing, some business leaders sweat their agendaNovember 17, 2022Paula Gardner
Detroit renames school honoring Ben Carson, removing honor for Trump appointeeNovember 17, 2022Lori Higgins, Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan’s outdoor recreation boom is becoming a business boomNovember 17, 2022Kelly House
Republican leader: Donald Trump doomed Michigan candidates this yearNovember 16, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Hate the flood of political texts? Here’s what Michigan can and can’t do.November 16, 2022Ron French
Whitmer says she won't run for president: ‘I'm grateful to be right here’November 16, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s to-do list: gun control, tax cuts, Right-to-Work repealNovember 16, 2022Jonathan Oosting