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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Title Date Author
Michigan GOP’s bid to block mask rules with budget looks dead on arrival September 22, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Sides drawn on plan to privatize Michigan mental-health system September 22, 2021 Robin Erb
Whitmer: Michigan can take lead in electric vehicle highway, job training September 22, 2021 Kelly House, Paula Gardner
Michigan Republicans aim to restrict school discussion of systemic racism September 22, 2021 Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan $70B budget deal hailed for ‘historic investment’ in child care September 21, 2021 Ron French, Mike Wilkinson, Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
$20 million housing fund may help Wayne County settle Afghan refugees September 21, 2021 Paula Gardner
Michigan Republicans sue over Gov. Whitmer fundraising loophole September 21, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Poll: Michigan voters would raise taxes to spend more on helping children September 21, 2021 Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Opinion | Let’s not pit rural against urban voters in Michigan redistricting September 21, 2021 Jon Hoadley
Another respiratory virus, RSV, is surging in Michigan children September 20, 2021 Robin Erb
Pfizer: COVID vaccine gives ‘robust’ protection for children ages 5 to 11 September 20, 2021 Robin Erb, Mike Wilkinson
FDA panel backs Pfizer COVID booster for people 65+ and with weak immunity September 17, 2021 Robin Erb
Michiganders to face tickets next spring for swimming in dangerous waves September 17, 2021 Kelly House
In Upper Peninsula, a COVID spike, a death threat and new school mask mandates September 17, 2021 Ron French
In Michigan schools, ‘mask-optional’ usually means no masks September 17, 2021 Ron French
Few incumbents are safe in Michigan’s draft congressional district maps September 17, 2021 Mike Wilkinson
GOP still holds edge in Michigan map drafts, but Democrats could gain seats September 16, 2021 Mike Wilkinson
After two weeks and 1,100 evacuations, mishap tests Flat Rock’s loyalty to Ford September 16, 2021 Kelly House, Paula Gardner
5 things on the minds of Michigan businesses eyeing Biden vaccine mandate September 16, 2021 Paula Gardner
Michigan redistricting panel to miss maps deadline. More lawsuits may follow. September 16, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
ER’s nearly full, Beaumont asks patients to go elsewhere if possible September 15, 2021 Robin Erb
Michigan officials agree to budget deal to avoid government shutdown September 15, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
A Michigan doctor goes to Facebook over dying, unvaccinated COVID patients September 15, 2021 Robin Erb
Michigan police probe lawmaker following colleague’s domestic abuse claim September 15, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Ilitch family revives its first historic Detroit building in 30 years September 15, 2021 Louis Aguilar
Opinion | Child care workers are important. So why don’t we pay them more? September 15, 2021 Elisabeth Tobia
Detroit schools are spending $70M for COVID testing. Could a vaccine mandate be next? September 14, 2021 Lori Higgins, Chalkbeat Detroit
Republicans advance bills to bar Michigan school mask mandates September 14, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Ballot drive, suits eyed to fight Michigan vote reforms blasted as suppression September 14, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Report: Shoddy construction, ignored threats led to Edenville Dam collapse September 13, 2021 Kelly House
Despite protests, 98% of Henry Ford Hospital workers get COVID vaccinations September 13, 2021 Robin Erb
Michigan COVID nurses reach their limit: ‘I know I can’t do this forever’ September 13, 2021 Ted Roelofs
Bridge Michigan’s expanded summer internship program pays off for readers September 13, 2021 Bridge Staff
Michigan labs fear COVID test shortages. Will new mandates add to strain? September 10, 2021 Robin Erb
Opinion | State IDs and driver’s licenses are vital to Michiganders’ health September 10, 2021 Paul J. Fleming , Alana LeBrón, William Lopez
Required COVID vaccines put Michigan hospital worker hesitancy to the test September 10, 2021 Kelly House, Robin Erb
Biden vaccine mandate: What’s it mean for Michigan schools, those who refuse? September 10, 2021 Jonathan Oosting, Ron French
Whitmer, GOP race toward budget deal as shutdown deadline looms in Michigan September 10, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | The time is now for Michigan to invest in climate resiliency plans September 10, 2021 Jeff Irwin, Rosemary Bayer
2 million Michigan workers may be impacted by Biden’s vaccine mandate September 9, 2021 Jonathan Oosting, Paula Gardner, Robin Erb, Mike Wilkinson
Frustration and fear linger as Flat Rock confronts Ford factory's gas leak September 9, 2021 Paula Gardner
Michigan hospital leader: Get vaxxed for COVID. We’re near capacity again. September 9, 2021 Robin Erb
Michigan unemployment director, under fire, pledges ‘user friendly’ upgrades September 9, 2021 Paula Gardner
Michigan redistricting panel saves metro Detroit for last. Is that a mistake? September 8, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Detroit students hustle into class, masked up and temperature checked September 8, 2021 Olivia Lewis, Lori Higgins, Chalkbeat Detroit
Michigan: Masked or vaxxed students more likely to avoid COVID quarantine September 8, 2021 Robin Erb, Ron French
Opinion | The State of Michigan legally undermined local governments September 8, 2021 John Mogk
Opinion | Michigan’s economy needs greater state support for childcare and preschool September 8, 2021 Timothy J. Bartik, Scott Nykaza
COVID surge has largely missed Michigan. Has the state dodged a bullet? September 7, 2021 Mike Wilkinson, Robin Erb
Public forum focuses on solutions to caregiving crisis in Michigan September 7, 2021 Bridge Staff