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Michigan news: Bridge archive

Democrats’ push to cut inmate sentences draws fierce pushback in MichiganMay 26, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Opinion | Support the Safer Michigan Act to help ex-prisoners succeedMay 26, 2023Keith den Hollander, Rev. Richard R. White III
Opinion | Federal debt ceiling default risks Michigan’s clean energy futureMay 26, 2023Stephanie Chang
Records: MSU shooting lockdown delayed 10 minutes by miscommunicationMay 26, 2023Jonathan Oosting, Isabel Lohman
New blood donor rules for gay men may help Michigan hospitals amid shortageMay 26, 2023Irena Li
Opinion | Stop throwing more cash at Michigan schools, reform them insteadMay 26, 2023Sheila A. Alles, Tom Watkins
Nessel: Edenville dam owner knew of flaws 10 years before breachMay 25, 2023Mike Wilkinson
Michigan is the king of potato chips. But a disease is killing state spudsMay 25, 2023Ashley Zhou
Michigan Democrats vote to give teachers more say in classroom placementMay 25, 2023Isabel Lohman
Gov. Whitmer plans group to tackle Michigan’s population crisisMay 25, 2023Jonathan Oosting
How to spend $10B: Stimulus funds bonuses, water, monthly checks in MichiganMay 25, 2023Jonathan Oosting
Building housing for older LGBTQ+ adults in MichiganMay 25, 2023Naina Rao, New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative
Opinion | Restore Michigan licenses, IDs for undocumented immigrantsMay 25, 2023Diego Navarette
Opinion | To preserve democracy Michigan must ban guns where people voteMay 25, 2023Shira Goodman, Shira Roza
Memorial Day waters will be cold, but not as cold as decades pastMay 25, 2023Riley Hodder
Opinion | Virtual schools are a lifeline for students, we can’t cut fundingMay 25, 2023Carrie Meyers
Opinion | Detroit priest: Save lives by tightening soot pollution limitsMay 25, 2023Alex Steinmiller
Teach for America launches Michigan teacher retention and training programMay 25, 2023Isabel Lohman
What Michigan can learn from booming Columbus, OhioMay 24, 2023Paula Gardner
Michigan Supreme Court justices in line for 7% raise to $208K per year by 2026May 24, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Meet Moxi, the newest nurse assistant of Trinity Michigan medical teamMay 24, 2023Robin Erb
Bad season for Michigan mosquitoes may mean good Memorial Day for humansMay 24, 2023Irena Li
Michigan may spend big on passenger trains, eying service to Canada, Up NorthMay 24, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Detroit’s Belle Isle Park now has fast charging stations for EVsMay 23, 2023Janelle D. James
Richard Bernstein back on Michigan State Court bench after depression treatmentMay 23, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Michigan Democrats want to make it easier to give to unions (who give to Dems)May 23, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Coronavirus Tracker | Weekly cases down 19 percent, deaths fall 5 percentMay 23, 2023Bridge Staff
Michigan Senate votes to bar discrimination over Black hairstylesMay 23, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Whitmer signs ‘red flag’ law, allowing Michigan judges to confiscate guns May 22, 2023Yue Stella Yu
Michigan gas prices rise as summer, Memorial Day approachMay 22, 2023Janelle D. James
Reading tutors are helping in Ypsilanti, if only there were more of themMay 22, 2023Isabel Lohman
Opinion | Oppose ban on life terms without parole for murders under 19May 22, 2023Jeff Getting, Doug Lloyd
Opinion | In St. Clair County, community leaders are working togetherMay 22, 2023Jeff Bohm, Josh Chapman
Bill aims to allow backyard wildlife feeding, but critics fear deer diseaseMay 19, 2023Ashley Zhou
Analysts hopeful about Michigan’s prospects even with revenue dipMay 19, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Detroit recycling rates double, but barriers remainMay 19, 2023Jena Brooker
Amid cancer drug shortages, some Michigan doctors are forced to ration.May 19, 2023Robin Erb
Meet Bridge Michigan’s interns for summer 2023May 19, 2023Janelle D. James
Michigan inked $25M grant without vetting ex-aide to House speaker, ex-convictMay 19, 2023Mike Wilkinson, Jonathan Oosting
Timeline: How $25 million deal to ex-House aide raised ‘red flags,’ falteredMay 19, 2023Mike Wilkinson, Jonathan Oosting
Charlevoix is booming but it can’t find homes for teachers, or familiesMay 19, 2023Ron French
Lapeer library keeps LGBTQ-themed books, but more battles loomMay 19, 2023Ron French
Book bans move from sex to war, as west Michigan school removes ‘Jarhead’May 18, 2023Isabel Lohman
Census: Michigan cities lost population in 2022. See how your town fared.May 18, 2023Mike Wilkinson
Parents of Oxford shooter appeal to Supreme Court in bid to avoid trialMay 18, 2023Lauren Gibbons
With lawsuits stalled in Michigan, Nessel seeks Line 5 shutdown in WisconsinMay 17, 2023Kelly House
Kellogg to pay up to 100% college for Battle Creek district students May 17, 2023Janelle D. James
Abortion to be included in Michigan anti-discrimination law May 17, 2023Lauren Gibbons
Opinion | It’s the economy stupid! Immigration boosts Michigan prosperityMay 17, 2023Steve Tobocman, Alaina Jackson
Opinion | Henry Ford’s hiring of nurses from Philippines is about greedMay 17, 2023 Laken Gray, Robert Gibson