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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Michigan teachers say they’re ignored in Lansing. Now, they’re in charge. January 13, 2023Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan may see ‘mild’ recession in 2023, but it also has a $9.2B surplusJanuary 13, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Basically broke, Michigan GOP to charge delegates to attend conventionJanuary 13, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Right-to-Work repeal just a start: Michigan Democrats eye pro-worker agendaJanuary 13, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Lakes Michigan and Huron join list of lakes with PFAS-tainted smeltJanuary 13, 2023Kelly House
District Detroit developers want half of cost covered by public financingJanuary 13, 2023Malachi Barrett
Perry Johnson, mulling presidential or U.S. Senate run, plans Super Bowl adJanuary 13, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Michigan Democrats: Let’s move up presidential primary. GOP: Not so fastJanuary 12, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Used car prices are falling, but ‘seller’s market’ likely to last for yearsJanuary 12, 2023Paula Gardner
Who gets paid minimum wage in Michigan? Only 1% of workers, as pay soarsJanuary 12, 2023Mike Wilkinson
Bridge Michigan honored as national ‘unsung hero’ for unbiased news coverageJanuary 12, 2023Bridge Staff
Opinion | What Michigan must do, and stop doing, to rebuild educationJanuary 12, 2023Michael Rice
Michigan Democrats, back in power in Lansing, eye quick action on tax cutsJanuary 11, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Federal funds aid Michigan effort to plug more than 400 orphan wellsJanuary 11, 2023Jake Christie, Capital News Service
Michigan Republicans pitch absentee ‘ballot harvesting.’ That’s not legal.January 11, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Ottawa County hires law firm that sought to void 2020 electionJanuary 10, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Opinion | A Michigan Supreme Court clerk’s exit and the power of redemptionJanuary 10, 2023Beilal Chatila
End of fed child tax credit expansion risks more Michigan kids in povertyJanuary 10, 2023Sarah Atwood, Capital News Service
DeVos-funded campaign for school voucher-like plan withdraws petitions in a sign of defeatJanuary 10, 2023Koby Levin, Chalkbeat, Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
As Michigan students struggle, report urges fair funding to reverse slide January 10, 2023Lori Higgins, Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan winters are super cloudy and getting worse. Here’s how to deal. January 9, 2023Kelly House
COVID variant XBB.1.5 may be poised to sweep Michigan: What to knowJanuary 9, 2023Mike Wilkinson
Ann Arbor Public Schools mask mandate relieves some, frustrates othersJanuary 9, 2023Isabel Lohman
Bridge Culture Club’s next selection is ‘American Salvage’January 9, 2023Amber DeLind
Opinion | Michigan must rebuild local public health before next pandemic January 9, 2023Norm Hess, Jimena Loveluck
Audit: Michigan unemployment agency still struggles with COVID-era claimsJanuary 6, 2023Paula Gardner
Michigan’s Jocelyn Benson awarded presidential medal for work in 2020 electionJanuary 6, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Michigan Republicans lost badly statewide, but scored big in county racesJanuary 6, 2023Mike Wilkinson
After Oxford, Michigan Democrats see gun safety as part of school agendaJanuary 6, 2023Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Dana Nessel: There’s ‘clear evidence' to charge fake electors loyal to TrumpJanuary 6, 2023Jonathan Oosting
More options for cheaper college if Michigan students fill out free formJanuary 5, 2023Isabel Lohman
Two years after Jan. 6 riots, 11 convictions (and some regrets) in MichiganJanuary 5, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, a force in politics, to retire. Who may run in 2024?January 5, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Ottawa County’s newly named health officer spread baseless COVID-19 infoJanuary 4, 2023Yue Stella Yu, Jonathan Oosting
Value of Michigan’s largest public companies dropped by over $120B in 2022January 4, 2023Paula Gardner
Hey Michigan Dems: Here are four ways to score bipartisan wins this year January 4, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Meet the next U.S. House speaker…Michigan’s Fred Upton? January 4, 2023Jonathan Oosting
2023 Michigan minimum wage increase may go higher: What to knowJanuary 3, 2023Yue Stella Yu
New Ottawa County board ends racial diversity office, hires Trump favorite January 3, 2023Yue Stella Yu
These are the big Michigan education issues we’re watching in 2023January 3, 2023Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit , Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Michigan official: DNR should reject Camp Grayling expansion amid PFAS woesJanuary 2, 2023Kelly House
For bad (or frivolous) Michigan golfers: biodegradable golf balls January 2, 2023Camryn Evans, Great Lakes Echo
Grand Rapids tech firm is paying more to compete for software developersJanuary 2, 2023Paula Gardner
Meet Michigan’s new lawmakers: They’re younger, more educated, less diverseJanuary 2, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan Democrats aiming to erase business friendly environmental laws January 2, 2023Kelly House
Gov. Whitmer sworn in for second term: 8 issues to watch in 2023 in MichiganJanuary 1, 2023Lauren Gibbons
COVID-19 in 2022: Deaths fall, but Michigan had 5th most in USDecember 27, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Judge sides with Dana Nessel, keeps secret Lee Chatfield warrantsDecember 27, 2022Dave Boucher
New Michigan House Republican Leader Matt Hall: Democrats need our helpDecember 23, 2022Lauren Gibbons
New Michigan House Speaker Joe Tate: Democrats will seek consensusDecember 23, 2022Lauren Gibbons