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Michigan lawmakers skirmish over Republican school transparency bill February 15, 2022Isabel Lohman
Michigan DNR resists bill to require body cameras for conservation officersFebruary 15, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan Senate passes income tax cut. Its path forward is unclear.February 15, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Jonathan Oosting
The pandemic isn’t over. What Michigan needs to do if there’s a next wave.February 15, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Opinion | Democracy in Michigan is under attack by GOP petition driveFebruary 15, 2022Nancy Wang
Michigan’s largest marijuana farm coming to tiny village, ready or notFebruary 15, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan State Police raid home of Lee Chatfield associatesFebruary 15, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán, Jonathan Oosting
COVID hampered efforts to improve 3rd-grade reading in MichiganFebruary 14, 2022Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Join Bridge Lunch Break talk on how COVID impacts Michigan K-12 studentsFebruary 14, 2022Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
Opinion | Some fixes for teacher shortage require more than moneyFebruary 14, 2022Paul Ruth
Millions poured into Michigan petition drives. Their funding is a mystery.February 14, 2022Yue Stella Yu
New carpets, more supports: How Michigan colleges would spend Whitmer plan February 14, 2022Isabel Lohman
Oxford High students push gun reforms in Michigan: ‘Things need to change’February 14, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | If you’re worried about local health policies, run for officeFebruary 14, 2022Lisa Peacock
Survey: 1-in-5 Michigan teachers and staff said they will soon leave field February 14, 2022Isabel Lohman
Ambassador Bridge reopens after Canadian border crossing protestsFebruary 14, 2022Ted Roelofs
GOP’s Perry Johnson launches Michigan governor bid with Super Bowl adFebruary 13, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Canadian judge OKs police removal of truckers blocking Ambassador BridgeFebruary 11, 2022Ted Roelofs
Federal judge kills chances of Michigan wolf huntFebruary 11, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan police probe alleged voting equipment breach in Roscommon CountyFebruary 11, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Oakland, Washtenaw, Wayne signal lift of COVID school mask mandatesFebruary 11, 2022Robin Erb, Mike Wilkinson
Money headed to Michigan schools to help with COVID testingFebruary 10, 2022Tracie Mauriello
A Grand Rapids lake and the consequences of Michigan’s road salt addictionFebruary 10, 2022Kelly House
Michigan officials call for trucker protest to end 'immediately and safely'February 10, 2022Ted Roelofs
Michigan to weigh red flag bill after Oxford shooting. Gun groups are furious.February 10, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan counties drop mask mandates as COVID plummets. Schools may follow.February 10, 2022Mike Wilkinson, Robin Erb
How Gretchen Whitmer wants to spend $18.4 billion on Michigan schools February 9, 2022Isabel Lohman
Watch Bridge Book Club discussion of ‘The Other Me’February 9, 2022Amber DeLind, Josiah Foster
Four ways Great Lakes winters are changing as scientists search for cluesFebruary 9, 2022Kelly House
Reality check: Whitmer’s budget is massive. But so are Michigan’s problems.February 9, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Yue Stella Yu
Whitmer: Replace Michigan’s unemployment system. Critics: What took so long?February 9, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Truckers protesting vaccine mandate block two Michigan bridges to CanadaFebruary 9, 2022Ted Roelofs
Michigan Republicans seek to close loophole that helped Whitmer raise millionsFebruary 8, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan lawmakers to DNR: Set a wolf hunt now. State wants to wait.February 8, 2022Zahra Ahmad
How Michigan will spend $1.2B in federal aid for pandemic relief, COVID testsFebruary 8, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Jonathan Oosting
As Gretchen Whitmer pitches Michigan education, a lag in college enrollment February 8, 2022Isabel Lohman, Mike Wilkinson
Voters Not Politicians’ bid to intervene in suit prompts fairness questions February 8, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Feds relax rules for workers ordered to repay Michigan unemployment benefitsFebruary 7, 2022Paula Gardner
How Michigan’s state budget process works: Important dates, taxes and hearingsFebruary 7, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Opinion | Lowering standards to be a Michigan teacher is a horrible mistakeFebruary 7, 2022Nancy Flanagan
Whitmer: Tap Michigan’s budget surplus to boost K-12, pre-K, mental healthFebruary 7, 2022Tracie Mauriello
A year into online gambling, Michigan problems multiply as Super Bowl nearsFebruary 7, 2022Ted Roelofs
Cargo delays in Michigan renew calls for new Great Lakes icebreaking shipsFebruary 7, 2022Zahra Ahmad
How to get free N95, KN95 masks and COVID tests in MichiganFebruary 4, 2022Robin Erb
Lordstown, Ohio gives Michigan hint of how EV battery plant changes economyFebruary 4, 2022Paula Gardner
Lawyers may get close to $180 million in Flint water crisis settlementFebruary 4, 2022Kelly House
Opinion | Michigan has barrels of cash now, but don’t forget budget historyFebruary 4, 2022Bob Schneider
Michigan’s $7 million ‘tampon tax’ is officially overFebruary 4, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan Supreme Court dismisses redistricting suit over Black representationFebruary 3, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Ann Arbor pours money into green affordable housing. Will others follow? February 3, 2022Kelly House