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.
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.
What a difference a Trump Administration makes. Undocumented farm workers are down. And nearly 6,000 agricultural visas have been approved for Michigan farmers this year – 10 times more than 2013.
Find out what pacemakers, tanning salons and buff young people have in common.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is moving to reverse Obama policies in federal prosecutions that he views as soft on drugs. Doing so, though, could increase costs. A similar tough-on-crime approach in Michigan would reverse years of inmate declines.
The party of small government has unleashed a barrage of bills that forbid Michigan cities and towns from crafting their own policies relating to zoning, law enforcement, cigarette sales and the environment.
A strange-bedfellows coalition of Trump supporters and progressive Democrats are finding common ground in opposing the Enbridge oil lines in the Straits of Mackinac, united by deeply personal ties to the Great Lakes.
Give us five minutes, we’ll give you the basics on this environmental showdown under the Straits of Mackinac.
While everyone would feel the impact of the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, some are more vulnerable than others. Almost one in 10 Michigan residents have health insurance either through Obamacare individual plans or through Medicaid expansion. See how many in your county would be affected.