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.
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.
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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.
Republican and Democratic candidates for governor — 7 in all — shared a debate stage Thursday. A few failed to disclose financial data when Bridge requested it earlier this year.
If fidelity to President Donald Trump is the litmus test, the four Republican candidates for Michigan governor passed heartily at Tuesday’s debate.
The first debate among all four GOP contenders featured some name-calling, but was mostly notable for moments of real discussion about the biggest issues facing Michigan.
Is exempting Michigan Medicaid recipients who live in high-unemployment counties (but not cities) from work requirements a reflection of the challenges rural citizens face in finding jobs — or a perpetuation of longtime racial and socioeconomic divisions?
Cheat work sheet on racial debate embroiling Medicaid work reform bills. Here's four maps that illustrate why some feel there's a northern bias toward exemptions.
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed should stay on the August primary ballot for governor, state officials say. The Democrat's eligibility has been questioned because he was registered to vote in New York as recently as 2015.
Shri Thanedar wants the state to decide his opponent Abdul El-Sayed’s eligibility to run for governor, but Democrats may have a while to wait until the uncertainty is over. El-Sayed meanwhile is contesting Thanedar's signatures.
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.
It’s not clear how many Michigan Medicaid enrollees would have to find a job or lose benefits under a bill that passed the Senate. Nor is it clear how much the work rules would cost the state.
Michigan canvassers approved a ballot proposal that would, if passed in November, allow the state to decriminalize recreational use of marijuana. The board however rejected a citizen-driven proposal to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage law. Its supporters say they plan to take the fight to court.