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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.
The entrepreneur’s returns show he made over $17 million in 2016 from the sale of his chemical testing laboratory in Michigan
Tune in to the Mackinac Policy Conference right here on Bridge, courtesy of Detroit Public TV.
A Republican group is using the progressive’s fiery, anti-Trump rhetoric against her in online ads. Is Nessel too extreme to win a general election? Or has she seized on a winning formula in a polarized era?
Three books in four days: Lessons from would-be chief executives. (You’ll never guess who worked as a ‘head potato boy’) Oh, and there will be a quiz.
The current state attorney general has come under criticism for not previously disclosing millions of dollars in Virgin Island real estate he inherited along with his sisters.
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.
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.
A cloud that has surrounded the Democrat’s campaign for governor has lifted, as a judge dismisses lawsuit challenging his eligibility for office.
Only five of nine candidates for Michigan governor have shared their 2017 tax returns with Bridge, in a year when politicians are calling for greater transparency from candidates for public office.
Schuette continues to fend off attacks about inherited property in a U.S. territory, as Republicans spar over financial holdings.
All Michigan Democratic candidates have publicly supported greater transparency and financial disclosure among candidates for state office.
Two Libertarian Party gubernatorial candidates will appear on the August primary ballot for the first time in state history. The candidates say their campaign finance filings are sufficient.
Watch the fireworks when all Democratic and Republican 2018 Michigan governor race candidates gathering together for the first, and possibly only, time this election season in our exclusive video.