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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Virtual learning and the end of Michigan snow daysFebruary 3, 2022Isabel Lohman
Duck and goose populations booming in Michigan. Other birds? Not so much.February 3, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Lee Chatfield allegations fuel push for ethics reform in Michigan LegislatureFebruary 3, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Michigan GOP bill: Schools must post curriculum, books, assignments February 2, 2022Ron French, Tracie Mauriello
Next up: COVID vaccines for Michigan children under age 5February 2, 2022Robin Erb
Amid snowmageddon, Michigan schools are out of snow days: What to knowFebruary 2, 2022Ron French, Tracie Mauriello
Betsy DeVos backs Michigan petitions for voucher-like school choice programFebruary 2, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Trump donations to Michigan candidates a ‘mess,’ may have to be returnedFebruary 1, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Beaumont-Spectrum merger: history says higher costs, not better care February 1, 2022Robin Erb
Michigan bill would let college students lead classes to curb teacher shortageFebruary 1, 2022Tracie Mauriello
Michigan moves to expand bobcat hunting as other states eye restrictionsFebruary 1, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Opinion | Reform Michigan auto insurance law before more of us dieFebruary 1, 2022Brian Woodward
Opinion | Use federal COVID cash to fix Michigan roads, cut taxes and debtFebruary 1, 2022James Hohman
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sends Dems $3.5M in campaign funds. GOP cries foul. January 31, 2022Yue Stella Yu
Michigan DNR camping reservations up 8 percent. Book now for busy sites.January 31, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Michigan Attorney General now involved in Lee Chatfield sex assault probe January 31, 2022Kelly House
As Michigan DNR camping reservations soar, parks want COVID funds soon January 31, 2022Ted Roelofs
Michigan petition seeks 9 days of early voting, funds for absentee ballotsJanuary 31, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Detroit church hopes to boost worker-owned businesses in Latino communityJanuary 31, 2022Martina Guzmán
Deaths exceed births in Michigan. Blame COVID, but long-term trends are grimJanuary 31, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Michigan’s pension tax to likely vanish, but questions on broader tax cutJanuary 28, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Bridge Michigan boosts Lansing, education and news coverage with new hires January 28, 2022Bridge Staff
Michigan districts are running out of snow days. What happens now?January 28, 2022Tracie Mauriello
Michigan political districts to face third lawsuit, alleging Republican biasJanuary 28, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Voters Not Politicians slams Secure MI Vote over signature gatheringJanuary 27, 2022Zahra Ahmad
The Michigan redistricting panel is done mapping. Now it’s time for drama.January 27, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Activists push Michigan for bolder, faster climate effortsJanuary 27, 2022Kelly House
Whitmer: Cut taxes, boost schools. Michigan GOP agrees, but devil’s in detailsJanuary 26, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan redistricting panel’s top attorney quits amid two court challengesJanuary 26, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan community colleges vie for 4-year nursing programs amid shortages January 26, 2022Isabel Lohman
Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on Michigan’s new redistricting mapsJanuary 26, 2022Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal
COVID may be here to stay. So much of Michigan is weighing risks, moving onJanuary 26, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Opinion | Michigan regulations impede the move to ‘net zero’ emissionsJanuary 26, 2022Laura Sherman, Rod Williamson
Detroit caucus to court: Don’t make Blacks ‘sacrificial lamb’ of redistrictingJanuary 26, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Gov. Whitmer, don’t forget these four pressing issues facing MichiganJanuary 25, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Sergio Martínez-Beltrán, Ron French
‘This is the big one.’ Michigan celebrates landmark $7B GM investment January 25, 2022Paula Gardner
Lee Chatfield raised millions, traveled often. Michigan law kept much secretJanuary 25, 2022Simon D. Schuster, Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Updating Michigan energy rules on new homes faces pushback from builders January 24, 2022Ted Roelofs
U-M study: Ivermectin doesn’t treat COVID, but insurers pay for it anyway January 24, 2022Robin Erb
Michigan legislation would help homeowners pay for failing septic systems January 21, 2022Lester Graham, Michigan Radio
GM vows to spend $6.5B in Michigan. Unclear: how much it wants in return.January 21, 2022Paula Gardner
Republicans sue redistricting commission over congressional mapJanuary 21, 2022Sergio Martínez-Beltrán
Michigan school run by Lee Chatfield’s family didn’t report past abuse claimJanuary 21, 2022Kelly House
Opinion | COVID is pushing already-struggling child welfare agencies to the brinkJanuary 21, 2022Judith Fischer Wollack
Opinion | Get flu shot to avoid the next worst-case scenario: A twindemicJanuary 21, 2022Pino Colone
Opinion | Health systems, Community Mental Health must learn to work togetherJanuary 20, 2022Milton Mack Jr.
Report: Fraction of Michigan kids who qualify for child care subsidies use themJanuary 20, 2022Nushrat Rahman
LG Energy seeks to tap Michigan’s $1B incentive fund for Holland expansionJanuary 20, 2022Paula Gardner
Auditor: Don’t call Michigan nursing home deaths undercount. GOP presses on.January 20, 2022Yue Stella Yu
How many COVID cases are in Michigan schools? State has no idea anymoreJanuary 20, 2022Ron French, Robin Erb