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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Michigan may restrict withdrawals for bottled water like NestleMarch 2, 2022Lester Graham, Michigan Radio
Michigan Republicans agree to income tax cut plan. Will Whitmer veto?March 1, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan state employees won’t have to mask at work starting ThursdayMarch 1, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan Republicans pitch student grants up to $1,500 for learning loss March 1, 2022Isabel Lohman
Bipartisan group seeks to revamp term limits, demand financial disclosure March 1, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Clerks: Michigan needs practical election reforms, not partisan posturingMarch 1, 2022Jonathan Oosting
What Michigan can do as global report details ‘closing window’ on climate February 28, 2022Kelly House
It’s pothole season, and Michigan’s are among the nation’s worst, study findsFebruary 28, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Democrats fear redistricting could kill Black representation in Detroit February 28, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Opinion | Forgetting Black history and banning books are horrible ideasFebruary 28, 2022Michael Rice
Michigan 4-year graduation rates dropped during the pandemicFebruary 28, 2022Ethan Bakuli , Chalkbeat Detroit, Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
New guidance: Most in Michigan can ditch their masks for nowFebruary 25, 2022Robin Erb
Ann Arbor wants more housing and fewer cars. Is 'unzoning' the answer?February 25, 2022Paula Gardner
Who benefits most from tax cut plans from Whitmer, Michigan Republicans?February 25, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Marijuana prices plummet in Michigan. Customers are happy, farmers worriedFebruary 25, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Stressed-out Michigan restaurant workers find mental health help on menuFebruary 25, 2022Ted Roelofs
Opinion | Michigan is dead last in Midwest in college funding. That must changeFebruary 25, 2022Philomena Mantella
One little girl’s death and Michigan’s falling childhood vaccination rates February 24, 2022Robin Erb
Michigan enrollment ticks up, but still down since before pandemicFebruary 24, 2022Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Michigan House GOP proposal: cut state budget to lower taxes February 24, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan ballot measure seeks to cap payday loan rates February 23, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Judge calls Michigan State University’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate ‘rational’February 23, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Lipstick, smiles, anxiety on a Michigan school’s first mask-optional dayFebruary 23, 2022Isabel Lohman
Ivermectin hovers over COVID ‘Right-to-Try' law passed by Michigan House February 23, 2022Robin Erb
Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break about how COVID impacts Michigan K-12 studentsFebruary 23, 2022Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
Line 5's impact on climate change being reviewed as part of tunnel decisionFebruary 23, 2022Lester Graham, Michigan Radio
Bridge’s next Lunch Break will discuss Great Lakes invasive speciesFebruary 23, 2022Kathryn Dugal
Kalamazoo lab filled COVID testing void. As cases wane, it eyes next step.February 23, 2022Paula Gardner
Bridge Book Club’s April selection is “The Dockporter”February 23, 2022Amber DeLind
Detroit superintendent unlikely to push for staff vaccine mandate terminationsFebruary 23, 2022Ethan Bakuli , Chalkbeat Detroit
Northern Michigan health director quits, cites anger over mask mandatesFebruary 22, 2022Ron French, Robin Erb
A Michigan abortion ban could ‘shock’ state politics ahead of 2022 electionFebruary 22, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Chemicals in Huron River put Flat Rock on alert months after Ford gas leakFebruary 22, 2022Kelly House
Michigan needs skilled workers, but lacks enough instructors to train themFebruary 21, 2022Ron French
$100M Kalamazoo career tech center shows promise, inequities in Michigan February 21, 2022Ron French
Federal watchdog will probe EPA response to Benton Harbor water crisis February 21, 2022Kelly House
One Michigan mom rejoices, another worries as school mask mandates liftFebruary 18, 2022Robin Erb, Isabel Lohman
University of Michigan team links ‘rogue’ antibodies to COVID blood clotsFebruary 18, 2022Robin Erb
Whitmer kidnap case: Feds plan avalanche of secret recordings in trialFebruary 18, 2022Jonathan Oosting
DNR announces fishing regulations for Michigan’s 2022 seasonFebruary 18, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Experts: Politics, as well as science, fuel Whitmer COVID, mask decisionsFebruary 17, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Lee Chatfield’s wife comes to his defense, calls sex assault claims ‘false’February 17, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan troopers execute warrant on Lee Chatfield's brother as part of probeFebruary 17, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan high school seniors crave normality after COVID February 16, 2022Isabel Lohman
Michigan redistricting panel sued again. This time, by its own member.February 16, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan is in a hurry to cut taxes. Is a pet food tax exemption next?February 16, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Gretchen Whitmer drops mask suggestion, Michigan getting ‘back to normal’February 16, 2022Mike Wilkinson, Robin Erb
Michigan unemployment 2021 tax form coming, even as benefit waivers linger February 16, 2022Paula Gardner
New report finds Enbridge Line 5 closure will cause little pain to Michigan February 16, 2022Zahra Ahmad
U.S. House’s Jan. 6 panel subpoenas ex-Michigan GOP Chair Laura CoxFebruary 15, 2022Jonathan Oosting