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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Opinion | Planned Parenthood urges repeal of Michigan abortion restrictions August 1, 2023Sarah Wallett
Michigan libraries recruiting citizen army to aid book ban warsAugust 1, 2023Ron French
Bridge Michigan begins new generation of leadership, service with editor changesAugust 1, 2023Bridge Staff
Survey: Young workers sour on auto industry jobs, in another blow to MichiganJuly 31, 2023Ron French
Michigan tribes fight long odds to restore wild rice, their historyJuly 31, 2023Ashley Zhou
Whitmer signs $82B Michigan budget: ‘Good stuff’ or wasteful ‘spending spree’?July 31, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Michigan bills would bring clean energy to low-income families July 31, 2023James Gignac
Support Bridge Michigan’s summer membership campaignJuly 31, 2023Katy Locker
Bridge Lunch Break on Aug. 30 focuses on worker shortages in health careJuly 31, 2023Jackquelyn Garrett
Michigan court limits scope of no-fault reform. Will insurance rates rise?July 31, 2023Lauren Gibbons
At long last, researchers discover diet of Michigan’s only venomous snakeJuly 28, 2023Eric Freedman, Capital News Service
Michigan budget steers millions of no-bid tax dollars to for-profit firmsJuly 28, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Gov. Whitmer signs law allowing Michigan to pass stricter environmental rulesJuly 28, 2023Yue Stella Yu
$14 salads? No wonder high-tech indoor farms fail in Detroit, critics sayJuly 28, 2023Jena Brooker
In Las Vegas, firms pitch mass-shooter security to schools. Does it work?July 27, 2023Ron French, Isabel Lohman
Judge to decide if teen Oxford shooter can be sentenced to life without paroleJuly 27, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Tart cherry production drops in Michigan, plagued by bad weather, importsJuly 27, 2023Janelle D. James
Former Michigan GOP co-chair pleads not guilty to false elector chargesJuly 27, 2023Lauren Gibbons
‘I have been indicted,’ says suspect in Michigan vote machine tampering probeJuly 27, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Whitmer expands teacher union rights, critics say it sets back studentsJuly 26, 2023Isabel Lohman
Gov. Whitmer signs law to make Michigan 22nd state to ban conversion therapyJuly 26, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Old Detroit train site on track for national Underground Railroad networkJuly 26, 2023Micah Walker
Michigan GOP legislators outraise Democrats in fight for majority in 2024July 26, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Michigan regulators approve DTE plan to cut pollution, close Monroe plantJuly 26, 2023Janelle D. James
Opinion | Michigan public health gets needed funding. Now comes hard part July 26, 2023Norm Hess
Cancer drug shortage may be waning in Michigan. Is it too late for some?July 25, 2023Robin Erb
Michigan Congress members seek Soo Locks security studyJuly 25, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan businesses relieved as UPS averts strike with its unionJuly 25, 2023Paula Gardner
Infected mosquitoes found in Washtenaw County. Officials will monitorJuly 25, 2023Janelle D. James
Another day, another air quality alert for Michigan from Canadian firesJuly 25, 2023Janelle D. James
Michigan Supreme Court extends custody rights of unmarried LGBTQ parentsJuly 24, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Michigan’s police officer shortage becoming dire: ‘Where did everyone go?’July 24, 2023Ron French
Michigan nonprofits can benefit from ‘direct pay’ clean energy incentivesJuly 24, 2023Dan Netter
Workers in short supply as U.S. invests $1.3 trillion in infrastructure repairsJuly 24, 2023Brett Walton, Circle of Blue
Opinion | Michigan community colleges better than portrayed, but need helpJuly 24, 2023Brandy Johnson
More Michigan lawmakers targeted for recall July 21, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Dozens of violations, just $2,000 in fines for Detroit hazardous waste siteJuly 21, 2023Jena Brooker
University of Michigan campus gun ban upheld by Court of AppealsJuly 21, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Michigan businesses urged to prepare for UPS strike by TeamstersJuly 21, 2023Bill Shea
Whitmer signs ‘transformative’ $24.3B Michigan education budget. What to knowJuly 20, 2023Isabel Lohman
Michigan removes clerk charged in ‘false electors’ scheme from election dutyJuly 20, 2023Oralandar Brand-Williams, Votebeat
Michigan GOP officials defend Trump electors as court dates setJuly 20, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan’s records law delayed public disclosures about Clare grantJuly 20, 2023Mike Wilkinson, Jonathan Oosting
Emails: Michigan moved fast on ‘well connected politically’ $25M Clare grantJuly 20, 2023Mike Wilkinson, Jonathan Oosting
In rural Michigan, need is great, but summer food programs are scarceJuly 19, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Raise a glass, Michigan. Cocktails-to-go, college stadium beer sales now legalJuly 19, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan electors scheme: What to know about the 16 Trump backers charged July 19, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Michigan bald eagles soar back from near-extinctionJuly 19, 2023Ashley Zhou
Help wanted: Report ranks Michigan health care jobs with the most needJuly 19, 2023Robin Erb
Opinion | Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new education agency carries dangers July 19, 2023Brendan Cantwell