Author archive for Bridge Magazine

  • These maps show how Michigan Republicans kept power despite blue wave

    Democrats have complained for years that the GOP-designed legislative maps put them at a disadvantage before the first yard sign…

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  • Michigan ballot issues: What to know about Prop 3 (voting rights)

    BALLOT ISSUE: Proposal 3 (Promote the Vote) WHAT IT WOULD DO: Prop 3 enshrines a variety of voting rights in the…

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  • As caregivers struggle to make ends meet, 28,000 Detroit children go without care

    “You can get there—if you have the money.”

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  • Two Michigan Attorney General rivals. One day to make their pitch.

    Nessel, the first openly gay person to run for statewide office in Michigan, could claim victory.

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  • Mike Duggan blasts Abdul El-Sayed for accusing him of ‘poisoning kids’

    him so much I got kicked out of meetings,” El-Sayed said

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  • The status of 39 gun bills in the Michigan Legislature

    Most bills are from Republicans seeking to expand gun rights in Michigan. Ten of the 39 bills can be described…

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  • Will Florida school shooting nudge Michigan to pass ‘red flag’ gun laws?

    The “red flag” laws would allow a court to intervene and seize someone’s guns before a crime has been committed.

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  • Detroit is violent. But is constant video surveillance the answer?

    The discussion is expected to be long, heated and spill over into next year.

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  • Breakthrough nears on mass transit tax in southeast Michigan

    The announcement, planned on or around Jan. 19, comes 14 months after voters rejected a $3 billion, 20-year tax for…

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  • Raped and left on the road, she said #MeToo. Jurors said ‘No, not you.’

    For every A-list actress or Olympic gold medalist who has bravely come forward to say “Me, too,” there are many…

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