Truth Squad: Shri Thanedar deflects blame for dire stories on lab animals

Truth Squad: Shri Thanedar deflects blame for dire stories on lab animals

May 24, 2018 | Ted Roelofs

News reports that beagles and monkeys were left behind at a New Jersey testing lab that went bankrupt have put Democratic candidate for Michigan governor Shri Thanedar on the defensive. He blames a creditor for any problems.

Michigan Truth Squad: Brian Calley says Bill Schuette once supported abortion

May 24, 2018 | Riley Beggin

A campaign ad from Lt. Gov. Brian Calley accuses Republican rival for governor Bill Schuette of flip-flopping on abortion. Schuette calls that a lie, cites anti-abortion voting record.

Michigan State quietly settles ‘touching’ case, clearing accused male student

May 24, 2018 | Laura Berman

Hours after two students had sex, the man touched the woman’s breast without asking. He was later disciplined. But the process left both students feeling betrayed by Michigan State University's response.

Confused about Michigan Medicaid reform? These maps and charts explain all.

May 23, 2018 | Mike Wilkinson

Michigan wants recipients to work. Maps show who would be affected, how much changes would save and what reform would do to the job market.

Michigan House approves bills letting industry vote on environmental rules

May 23, 2018 | Jim Malewitz

The Michigan House on Tuesday backed a plan to fashion private-sector panels — including one populated largely with industry representatives — that could override Department of Environmental Quality rules and permit decisions.

See how Michigan political campaigns are targeting you on Facebook

May 23, 2018 | David Zeman

Bridge Magazine is partnering with ProPublica to crowdsource how political candidates and special interest groups target Michigan voters using Facebook advertising. But we need your help.

Opinion | Puppy fight! Michigan legislator says he’s the one protecting pets

May 23, 2018 | Hank Vaupel

Rep. Hank Vaupel takes offense at a guest column accusing him of supporting puppy mills. He’s the one trying to close them down, says the former vet.

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