Land O Links

"The understanding of art depends finally upon one's willingness to extend one's humanity and one's knowledge of human life" -- Ralph Ellison, 20th century American author.

* The Downtown Development Authority in Kalamazoo is looking to cut off funding for a police officer for the downtown area because it needs money to repay a $700,000 loan. Bridge recently reported on the financial challenges of tax increment financing authorities around Michigan:

* "Despite being warned of major cracks in the line at least five years before the accident, the company (Enbridge) had done nothing.":

* The politics behind the upcoming electoral battle over Michigan’s emergency manager law:

* A cautionary – and frustrating – tale about the nature of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill, and in the country at large:

* The city of Saginaw’s general fund cash reserve is almost gone. With public safety work taking up about 2/3 of the city’s budget, cuts in those areas are expected:

Like what you’re reading in Bridge? Please consider a donation to support our work!

We are a nonprofit Michigan news site focused on issues that impact all citizens. In an era of click bait and biased news, we focus on taking the time to learn both sides of a story before we post it. Bridge stories are always free, but our work costs money. If our journalism helps you understand and love Michigan more, please consider supporting our work. It takes just a moment to donate here.

Pay with VISA Pay with MasterCard Pay with American Express Donate now

Comment Form

Add new comment

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.