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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Title Date Author
Michigan Senate passes bill to create a Yoopers-only wolf council June 10, 2021 Kelly House
High school/college hybrid programs growing in popularity in Michigan June 10, 2021 Olivia Tucker
Michigan lawmaker wants to block local bans on natural gas June 10, 2021 Kelly House
In Traverse City, a small parking lot offers hope for workforce housing June 10, 2021 Paula Gardner
Whitmer launches bipartisan group to reform Michigan juvenile justice June 9, 2021 Arjun Thakkar
Lack of child care now a ‘crisis’ facing Michigan’s workforce June 9, 2021 Paula Gardner
Michigan lawmakers: Ethics reform will build public trust. Critics: Not likely June 9, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
GOP income tax reform would be ‘nail in coffin’ for Michigan cities, some say June 9, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Opinion: Want to boost 3rd-grade reading? Expand Michigan’s free preschool June 9, 2021 Michael Rice, Casandra Ulbrich
Michigan’s climate-ready future: wetland parks, less cement, roomy shores June 9, 2021 Kelly House, Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue
Bridge Michigan wins 17 awards from Society of Professional Journalists June 9, 2021 Bridge Staff
Whitmer pitches big expansion of Michigan’s free preschool for 4-year-olds June 8, 2021 Ron French
Western Michigan University reveals record $550 million anonymous gift June 8, 2021 Ted Roelofs
Breonna Taylor’s mother to Michigan lawmakers: Ban police no-knock warrants June 8, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Allergy season is bad this year in Michigan. And it’s going to get worse June 8, 2021 Sophia Kalakailo
As complaints mount, Michigan Secretary of State adds 350K branch appointments June 8, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Ticks and mouse poop greet Michigan residents as summer arrives June 7, 2021 Olivia Tucker
Michigan Republicans seek campaign finance probe of Whitmer trip to Florida June 7, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Michigan GOP officials, activists push for 2020 election audit June 7, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Opinion: Keep Michiganders safe with bills to prevent gun violence June 7, 2021 Rosemary Bayer, Brenda Carter
Learning from home without a place to study? These Detroit students built 62 solutions. June 7, 2021 Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Could historic murals imperil $38M plan to save a derelict armory in Detroit? June 7, 2021 Louis Aguilar
Opinion: Water management is crucial to protecting Michigan’s environment June 6, 2021 Matt Comben
‘Zuckerberg Bucks’ fuel Michigan GOP push to ban private funds for elections June 4, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Peak rates: Why daytime A/C will cost many Michigan homes more this summer June 3, 2021 Olivia Tucker
Whitmer: Use stimulus to give Michigan $15 minimum wage, aid business June 3, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan health chief: COVID death count in long-term facilities may be ‘low’ June 3, 2021 Mike Wilkinson
The state of the Detroit riverfront in 2021 June 3, 2021 Louis Aguilar
Opinion: COVID will change Michigan education long after the pandemic June 3, 2021 Chris Harrington
Dems, GOP feud over fixing Michigan Secretary of State appointment backlog June 3, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
GOP to governor: Tell us when you leave Michigan. Whitmer: Stop wasting time. June 2, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
In tiny Copper Harbor, a mountain biking boom causes growing pains June 2, 2021 Kelly House
Michigan GOP advances voter ID mandate: common sense or a new poll tax? June 2, 2021 Jonathan Oosting, Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan fireworks 2021: What you can and can’t do on the Fourth of July June 2, 2021 Olivia Tucker
COVID supercharged Upper Peninsula travel. Looks like it’s going to last. June 2, 2021 Kelly House
As office workers return, a Grand Rapids dry cleaner scrimps to hang on June 2, 2021 Paula Gardner
Michigan COVID restrictions ease as June 1 arrives June 1, 2021 Mike Wilkinson
Q&A: Michigan fitness club owner says how industry must change after COVID June 1, 2021 Paula Gardner
Michigan senator wants only Yoopers to decide future of wolf hunting May 28, 2021 Sophia Kalakailo
Records: COVID-19 nursing home deaths may have been undercounted in Michigan May 28, 2021 Mike Wilkinson
Michigan GOP pushes critical race, trangender bills as school funding in limbo May 28, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Ann Arbor likely will be ground zero for Michigan cicada invasion May 28, 2021 Arjun Thakkar, Sophia Kalakailo
How a secret group of lawyers influences who sits on Michigan’s federal courts May 27, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Jocelyn Benson defends appointment-only plan at Secretary of State offices May 27, 2021 Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Whitmer campaign, not shadow nonprofit, now paying for Florida flight May 27, 2021 Jonathan Oosting, Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Gov. Whitmer against expanding Michigan’s read-or-flunk law to 4th-graders May 26, 2021 Ron French
Michigan GOP eases absentee voter ID plan. Critics call proposal ‘pointless’ May 26, 2021 Jonathan Oosting
Watch Bridge Book Club talk on ‘The Death and Life of the Great Lakes’ May 26, 2021 Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
Cornhole and COVID tests mark a pandemic prom at one Michigan high school May 26, 2021 Olivia Tucker
Opinion: Teacher of the Year: Transgender students aren’t political pawns May 26, 2021 Owen Bondono