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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Title Date Author
Michigan GOP relaxes ballot drop box reform. Critics say plan is still unfair May 5, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Michigan Politics Tracker | House, Senate pass bill to exempt graduation ceremonies from COVID orders May 5, 2021 Bridge Staff
Coronavirus Tracker | Cases, hospitalizations, positive tests continue to ebb Wednesday May 5, 2021 Bridge Staff
Michigan may not hit 70% vaccination rate until August, as demand falls May 5, 2021 Mike Wilkinson, Robin Erb
Michigan to begin easing COVID mask restrictions on Thursday May 4, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Opinion | Don’t listen to doomsayers – Michigan schools get plenty of money May 4, 2021 Ben DeGrow, Jarrett Skorup
Join our Bridge Lunch Break chat on the state of redistricting in MI May 4, 2021 Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
GOP wants to exempt Michigan graduation ceremonies from COVID orders May 4, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
All schools need in-person classes this fall, U.S. education secretary says May 4, 2021 Kalyn Belsha, Chalkbeat , Matt Barnum, Chalkbeat
Scientists find more complexity in microplastics polluting the Great Lakes May 4, 2021 Sharon Oosthoek, Great Lakes Now
As northern Michigan warms, scientists bring tree seedlings from the south May 3, 2021 Kelly House
Opinion | To boost literacy, Michigan must invest in school librarians May 3, 2021 Kathy Lester
Opinion | Improving the electrical grid is vital to Michigan’s future May 3, 2021 Winnie Brinks
Michigan has 1,100 voter drop boxes. GOP plan would lock them early. May 3, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
History, algebra … and Pfizer? Michigan high schools host vaccine clinics April 30, 2021 Robin Erb, Ron French
‘A personal choice.’ Michigan GOP leaders balk at COVID vaccine incentives April 30, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Shortage of paid caregivers keeps family members up at night, hoping for 'something sustainable' April 30, 2021 Tracy Samilton, Michigan Radio
Child tax credits are expected to start arriving in July. Here’s what to know. April 30, 2021 Nushrat Rahman
CDC reminder: COVID vaccine take 2 weeks to fully kick in after last dose April 29, 2021 Robin Erb
Renewing plates, licenses in Michigan can take months, despite promises April 29, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Judge: Traverse City needs voter approval for FishPass river project April 29, 2021 Kelly House
Arrests, privacy concerns mark first month of ShotSpotter’s use in Detroit April 29, 2021 Bryce Huffman
Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on COVID’s higher education impact April 29, 2021 Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
Michigan’s ex-health director: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer asked me to quit April 29, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer links easing COVID rules to vaccines April 29, 2021 Robin Erb, Jonathan Oosting
Q&A: Should CEO’s address social issues or stick to selling sneakers? April 28, 2021 Paula Gardner
Detroit offers $50 a shot to people who bring residents for COVID vaccines April 28, 2021 Robin Erb, Mike Wilkinson
Michigan GOP: $1.4B coming for child care if Whitmer drops toddler mask rule April 28, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Opinion | Want Michiganders to succeed? It’s simple: boost school funding April 28, 2021 Shaun Black
Lumber shortage a crisis for Michigan home builders and their customers April 28, 2021 Paula Gardner
CDC: Michiganders vaccinated against COVID can ease outdoor mask use April 27, 2021 Robin Erb
Michiganders passed up $108 million in bottle deposits amid COVID closures April 27, 2021 Kelly House
In Michigan, flooding from climate change reveals economic inequity April 27, 2021 Jane Johnston, Circle of Blue
Report: Detroit Medical Center stays true to mission, but worries remain April 27, 2021 Robin Erb
Opinion | Michigan must keep the wage supplement for direct care workers April 27, 2021 Darren Hodgdon
Opinion | Michigan must invest in electric trucks for the health of families April 27, 2021 Theresa Landrum
Michigan ‘transparency’ bills actually keep lawmaker finances from public April 27, 2021 Ted Roelofs
Census counts mean Michigan, Great Lakes states to lose power in Congress April 26, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Some Michigan schools allow students to say ‘no thanks’ to M-STEP tests April 26, 2021 Ron French
Activists want to oust Michigan GOP director for saying Trump ‘blew it’ in 2020 April 26, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Inside the third surge at Sparrow: A Lansing hospital in overflow April 26, 2021 Kate Wells, Michigan Radio
Michigan GOP pushes to ban vaccine passports, university mandates April 26, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
As Michigan tamps down COVID, three new virus variants appear April 26, 2021 Robin Erb
FDA ends pause on J & J vaccine for COVID, but with warning to women April 23, 2021 Robin Erb
In Ypsilanti, one bus driver’s COVID case closes school for 2,000 students April 23, 2021 Ron French
Opinion | For our kids’ sake, we have to address climate change in Michigan April 23, 2021 Dana Mains
Opinion | It’s time to invest to keep Michigan water clean April 23, 2021 William Wild, Pauline Repp
Michigan Gov. Whitmer: State facilities will run on renewables by 2025 April 22, 2021 Kelly House
Opinion | Former MI officials: Invest today to support children, boost economy April 22, 2021 The Michigan Consensus Policy Project
Michigan’s political geography is shifting. These interactive maps show how. April 22, 2021 Mike Wilkinson, Jonathan Oosting