Citizens cannot do their job of running their government if they don’t know what their public servants are doing. Bridge will take you beyond the political food fights into the policy decisions that affect everyday life.
The high rates in Detroit are creeping into the suburbs and beyond, and with them huge disparities between auto insurance bills in one city versus another.
The 300,000-plus registered voters may not be as important as seven state Supreme Court justices in determining if an independent commission should set political boundaries rather than politicians.
More competitive races. More public input. But don’t look for a massive swing in electoral prospects.
The state’s Republican House members have received strong backing from the NRA. Would their vote to ban so-called bump stocks imperil that support?
We asked the state’s 14-member House delegation about banning the device used in Las Vegas shooting. Here’s what they each told Bridge.
Estimates range up to $8 billion-plus as Republicans prepare for one final shot at repealing Obamacare before a coming deadline.
Cloud of confusion envelopes statewide industry. Michigan tells pot shops to close doors, while Detroit may open more.
A 3 percent tax next year could allow dispensaries to operate legally and generate money for the state and cities that allow the pot shops.
There’s a lot of moving parts as the state moves to shore up the ‘wild west’ industry. Here’s what you need to know.
Bridge investigations into assault cases at major Michigan universities reveal practices that should trouble both victims of sexual assault, and those who are accused.
Rural Michigan high schools are turning to eight-player teams, as thousands of young athletes across Michigan reject the troubled sport.
Lawyers say impact of ending program for those whose parents entered U.S. illegally will be greater than most anticipate.
Whether it’s false fraud charges, poisoned water or abused prisoners, state government too often is not here to help.
Trump administration lifted ban on military weaponry for local police.
The murder-suicide of a respected educator and his son serves as a rallying cry to some about the stresses that begin when special education ends.
Lawmakers condemned the alt-right, and question the president’s statement about violence in Virginia.
One in 12 Michigan adults have a license to carry a concealed handgun. But even experts can’t offer a simple answer about where it’s legal to carry, and where a gun under your coat is a five-year felony.
Use this map to learn how many concealed weapons there are throughout Michigan.
Michigan is phasing out unpopular fees. But more than 317,000 drivers still owe nearly $595 million, making it hard for them to find jobs.
Segregation today has its roots in government-sanctioned housing policies from the 1930s, which barred blacks and other minorities from obtaining mortgages in nicer (whiter) neighborhoods. Check out segregation patterns in YOUR city.