Where Michigan governor candidates stand
A revamped Truth Squad is keeping political candidates honest in 2018, and what better way to kick off our fact-checking than with some leading candidates for governor.
Bridge Magazine asked eight candidates — four Republicans and four Democrats — about what their visions for clean drinking water following the Flint crisis.
Bridge Magazine asked eight candidates — four Republicans and four Democrats — about how to pay to clean 7,300 toxic sites across Michigan
Bridge asked Michigan candidates for governor if they support “red flag” legislation, that would allow police to seize firearms from ag person deemed dangerous before they commit violence.
From roads to drinking water, Michigan doesn’t spend enough money on upkeep. What would candidates to succeed Rick Snyder do to make long-term fixes, and how would they pay for it?
Bridge Magazine asked eight candidates for their plans to diversify Michigan’s economy and grow jobs. All agree there’s work to be done.
The Michigan Senate recently passed a bill to add work requirements for able-bodied Medicaid recipients. Gov. Rick Snyder opposes the legislation as written. Here’s where seven candidates for governor stand.
Republican, Democratic and Libertarian candidates for governor outline their plans to fund road repairs. Some say considerably more than others.
Republican, Democratic and Libertarian candidates for governor outline their plans to spend money – and whether they’ll want more taxes.
Democrat pledges better protections for water, stopping Line 5 and investments in schools, roads and infrastructure.
Democratic entrepreneur proposes need-based school funding, graduated income taxes and massive infrastructure repairs.
The Democratic doctor slams Gov. Rick Snyder, vows to shut down Line 5 and institute single-payer healthcare system.
The Republican governor candidate says billions more have gone into schools with few results. He’d start by scrapping Common Core and consider eliminating subsidized preschool.
Republican running for governor says tax could be gradually reduced to zero without cutting schools or public safety.
The lieutenant governor says he and other parents of kids with autism learned how to fight big insurance and win.
Bridge interviewed gubernatorial candidates to find their answers to crumbling roads, slumping test scores, contaminated water and other problems vexing Michigan.
Perhaps no issue is as important to Michigan’s future as improving the state’s schools and increasing the number of post-secondary graduates. Here’s how the candidates answered questions from Bridge.
Some Michigan governor candidates want to make college free, others want to emphasize career tech. Here’s what the candidates facing primary challenges are saying about the rising cost of college.