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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Title Date Author
As Latinos grow in Grand Rapids, financial program boosts their businesses October 7, 2021 Paula Gardner
Unions win, Republicans howl as Whitmer restores Michigan prevailing wage October 7, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Rick Snyder: Here’s how Michigan wins the next Ford auto plant October 6, 2021 Rick Snyder
Michigan Senate passes bill to tighten election ID, absentee ballot laws October 6, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Education levels drive Michigan vaccines. What’s rate in your neighborhood? October 6, 2021 Mike Wilkinson
Michigan schools worry about funding loss as student Count Day looms October 6, 2021 Ethan Bakuli , Chalkbeat Detroit, Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Amid controversies, U-M President Mark Schlissel announces 2023 departure October 5, 2021 Ron French
First month of classes in Detroit sees virtual school challenges, demand for hourly employees continues October 5, 2021 Ethan Bakuli , Chalkbeat Detroit
As absentee voting surges, Michigan Republicans seek to bar online applications October 5, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
400 workers out, 1,900 exempt after Henry Ford COVID vaccine mandate October 5, 2021 Robin Erb, Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press, Kate Wells, Michigan Radio
Democrats, GOP could split Michigan Senate under new redistricting maps October 4, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán, Mike Wilkinson
COVID outbreaks in Michigan schools already 8 times higher than last year October 4, 2021 Ron French, Robin Erb, Mike Wilkinson
GOP’s LaFave targets Benson record in bid for Michigan secretary of state October 4, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Hoping to avoid Enbridge Line 5 shutdown, Canada asks U.S. to negotiate October 4, 2021 Kelly House
Gov. Whitmer vetoes Michigan voting reforms. Some had bipartisan support October 4, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan redistricting panel getting closer on maps; they still favor GOP October 1, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
How Michigan State University helped 77 Afghans escape the Taliban October 1, 2021 Kelly House
Michigan counties dump mask rules for thousands of pupils amid budget mess September 30, 2021 Jonathan Oosting, Robin Erb, Ron French, Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Science says school masks work. Public opinion is another issue in Michigan September 30, 2021 Mike Wilkinson
Michigan Senate passes bill to help teachers spot student mental illness September 30, 2021 Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan’s next big election fight: absentee ballot signatures September 30, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Detroit must repair crumbling schools. Federal funds may be best hope. September 30, 2021 Levi Pulkkinen, The Hechinger Report
Michigan wants to lead U.S. in electric vehicles. Ford turned elsewhere. September 29, 2021 Paula Gardner, Jonathan Oosting
Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break celebration of our 10th anniversary September 29, 2021 Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
Michigan budget boosts ambulance services slowed by worker shortage September 29, 2021 Ted Roelofs
Opinion | Gov. Whitmer, you broke your promise to our auto-injured children September 29, 2021 Maureen Howell
Opinion | There’s more work to be done for youth justice in Michigan September 29, 2021 Jason Smith
Michigan will disclose fewer school COVID outbreaks under new rules September 29, 2021 Tracie Mauriello
Whitmer signs $70B Michigan budget: What survived, thrived and died September 29, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Michigan universities limit dining options, citing worker shortage September 29, 2021 Paula Gardner
Republicans’ hold on Lansing power could grow with new redistricting maps September 28, 2021 Mike Wilkinson, Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Whitmer administration’s top COVID doc says she steps away with no regrets September 28, 2021 Robin Erb
Michigan Republicans propose ‘fix’ for state unemployment agency September 28, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Michigan cyber schools didn’t track student participation — audit September 28, 2021 Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Opinion | Let Michigan’s Redistricting Commission do its job, draw fair maps September 28, 2021 Nancy Wang
The Center for Michigan growth continues; fund development associate hired September 27, 2021 Bridge Staff
As drought grips American West, irrigation becomes a Michigan selling point September 27, 2021 Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue
Michigan hospitals eye nurses in other countries to fill COVID shortage September 27, 2021 Paula Gardner
Michigan would join 'national popular vote' compact under ballot initiative September 27, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Dueling gatherings highlight split as Michigan GOP tries to move on from 2020 September 26, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán, Jonathan Oosting
Getting COVID tested in Michigan was supposed to be easier by now. It isn’t. September 24, 2021 Robin Erb
Michigan attorney general nomination race could test Trump’s hold on GOP September 24, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Watch Bridge Book Club discussion of collaborative memoir ‘Wounds’ September 24, 2021 Amber DeLind, Josiah Foster
Michigan top doc Khaldun leaves state COVID role for private sector September 24, 2021 Kelly House, Robin Erb
Pfizer COVID vaccine booster approved for Michiganders. Now what? September 24, 2021 Robin Erb
Flat Rock residents can go home, as search for cause of gas leak continues September 23, 2021 Kelly House
What to know about Secure MI Vote initiative: security or suppression? September 23, 2021 Jonathan Oosting, Mike Wilkinson
Michigan officials race deadline for $622 million in fed eviction relief September 23, 2021 Ted Roelofs
A northern Michigan school was ordered to mandate masks. 100 students left. September 22, 2021 Ron French
Michigan parks are popular, but underfunded. They want some COVID money. September 22, 2021 Kelly House