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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Michigan is spending big on infrastructure. Its problems are even bigger. March 28, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Kelly House
Ferris State taps Grand Rapids Community College leader as likely new president March 28, 2022Isabel Lohman
For Michigan high school seniors: How to select the right college for you March 28, 2022Ron French
How is Michigan's economy doing? Check out Bridge’s new Economic Dashboard.March 25, 2022Bridge Staff
Home-visit programs save money, free ERs. Many insurers don’t cover them. March 25, 2022Ted Roelofs
Opinion | Michigan schools aren’t failing our kids, but divisive politicians areMarch 25, 2022Becky Olson
Wash your hands: Highly contagious bird flu reaches Michigan wild flocksMarch 25, 2022Kelly House
Opinion | Survived the pandemic? Thank a scientistMarch 25, 2022Herbert Smitherman Jr.
Michigan House redistricting maps survive suit claiming GOP ‘advantage’ March 25, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Whitmer must prioritize real tax relief for workers, families, seniorsMarch 24, 2022Matt Hall
Michigan redistricting commissioners reverse their own pay raiseMarch 24, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Firm: Michigan AG hopeful Matt DePerno fired over ‘padded,’ false billingsMarch 24, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Gretchen Whitmer, GOP strike $4.7 billion Michigan infrastructure dealMarch 24, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan term limit ballot proposal is under fire as ‘misleading.’ Is it?March 23, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan House nixes SAT essay and removes scores from transcripts March 23, 2022Tracie Mauriello
COVID vaccine for Michigan children 5 and younger a step closer to realityMarch 23, 2022Robin Erb
Star witness: Whitmer kidnap plotters wanted ‘boogaloo’ war to stop BidenMarch 23, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Greater transparency is needed between parents, Michigan schoolsMarch 23, 2022Ben DeGrow
Opinion | Climate change policies can be good for Michigan businessesMarch 23, 2022John Dulmes
Opinion | Michigan must do more to lower the cost of prescription drugsMarch 23, 2022Winnie Brinks, Harshini Jayasuriya
$8 million awarded for Michigan election security amid funding disputes March 22, 2022Zahra Ahmad
West Michigan will be home to state’s 2nd massive EV battery factoryMarch 22, 2022Paula Gardner
Michigan GOP lawmakers advance $1,500 student grants for learning loss March 22, 2022Isabel Lohman
Michigan advances bills to ease return of retired teachers to classroomsMarch 22, 2022Tracie Mauriello
The pandemic that closed the U.S./Canadian border to people may have opened it to the invasive sea lampreyMarch 22, 2022Danielle James, Great Lakes Echo
Small portions: Michigan puts PFAS advisory on Lake Superior rainbow smelt March 21, 2022Kelly House
Northern Michigan resorts bemoan lack of foreign worker visas for summer March 21, 2022Paula Gardner
Ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, 4 others charged in Flint water crisis must testify March 21, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan parks, more popular than ever, struggle to staff up for summerMarch 21, 2022Kelly House
Opinion | I study school choice, and DeVos plan would hurt Michigan kidsMarch 21, 2022Josh Cowen
GOP outraged as Whitmer rejects gas tax holiday, Michigan income tax cutMarch 18, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Donald Trump to return to Michigan to stump for DePerno, KaramoMarch 18, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Audit: Michigan unemployment agency hired identity thieves to process claims March 18, 2022Zahra Ahmad
As pandemic wanes, Michigan confronts toll of isolation on homebound seniors March 18, 2022Ted Roelofs
Michigan researchers battle tiny menace to craft beersMarch 18, 2022Jack Falinski, Capital News Service
Central Michigan closes dorms as university enrollment dropsMarch 17, 2022Isabel Lohman
Jonathan Oosting is Michigan Journalist of Year; Bridge wins top digital site March 17, 2022Bridge Staff
Michigan GOP seeks lobbying, finance reforms after Lee Chatfield scandalMarch 17, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan GOP passes more bills to tighten election rules. Expect more vetoes.March 17, 2022Zahra Ahmad, Yue Stella Yu
No, bus drivers aren’t leading classes in Michigan, despite uproar over lawMarch 17, 2022Tracie Mauriello
Omicron sub-variant BA.2 cases creep up in Michigan; some fear another waveMarch 17, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Ukraine expert from Michigan weighs in on Russian invasionMarch 17, 2022The Center for Michigan
Woman charged with threatening to kill two Black state repsMarch 17, 2022Bryce Huffman
Michigan students to school leaders: We need more help with mental healthMarch 17, 2022Ethan Bakuli , Chalkbeat Detroit
Advocates press Michigan for $25M to open 100 school health centersMarch 16, 2022Isabel Lohman
Borrowing is getting more costly: What interest rate rise means for MichiganMarch 16, 2022Paula Gardner
Dairy cows want to make Daylight Savings Time permanent. Does Michigan?March 16, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan educators to campaign against Betsy DeVos-backed petitionMarch 16, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Report: Climate change threatens these 29 Michigan chemical sitesMarch 16, 2022Kelly House
Should you drive across town to buy cheap gas? Use this tool to find outMarch 15, 2022Mike Wilkinson