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.
Expensive systems in Grand Rapids and Detroit are performing below par. Another was axed in Lansing. What went wrong?
Ann Arbor asked voters to pay for upgrades in bus service. They said yes – and ridership is up.
Michigan officials may find a plethora of riches soon. Will they spend it on roads, schools or tax breaks?
Schuette, the attorney general and Republican frontrunner for governor, wants Michigan redistricting question off the November ballot. His office argues the proposal creates “a fourth branch of government.”
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and Attorney General Bill Schuette are splitting chamber of commerce endorsements, which bring clout and funding. Is the business community divided?
With the exception of healthcare, there were no major disagreements at first official Democratic governor’s debate in 2018
The petition to create an independent citizens redistricting commission was approved to appear on the general election ballot Wednesday. The Michigan Supreme Court has yet to decide whether to consider a challenge to the proposal.
The Michigan redistricting measure may well be approved Wednesday for the November ballot. But the Michigan Supreme Court could still decide to reject the proposed constitutional amendment later this summer.
Michigan will have its first Libertarian gubernatorial primary in its history this August. From Ayn Rand to civil rights, Bridge talks philosophy and politics over a beer with the candidates.
Sen. Colbeck accuses Bridge Magazine of overstating his role in revising state social studies standards. Bridge responds.
County officials say they’re blindsided by blistering letter from HUD accusing their housing policies of perpetuating worst regional segregation in nation.
Michigan’s Supreme Court has a rich history of expensive judicial races and partisan pressure when it comes to redistricting. A 2018 ballot measure may hang in the balance.
An appeals court rejected a challenge to a Michigan ballot measure that would create an independent commission to decide how state legislative lines are drawn. State Supreme Court may make final call.
Bill would require fewer hours worked each month, and allow Medicaid recipients to count volunteering or job search toward rules
Citizen ballot petition is immune from Gov. Rick Snyder’s veto. Union-backed contractors decry that it will cut wages for building trades workers.
Flint Township frustrated as effort to change the name, distance itself from city of the same name is stuck in legislature
Michigan Republican leaders say they will not vote on a pot bill before a Tuesday deadline, which leaves the matter to voters this fall and may spur a heavier Democratic turnout.
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley defends response to Flint. Attorney General Bill Schuette doesn’t like Jennifer Granholm. And religious animosity remains between Patrick Colbeck and Abdul El-Sayed.
A compromise is near on a bill to force Medicaid recipients to work or go to school, Gov. Rick Snyder tells reporters.