Bridge Magazine

  • 5 places where Michigan’s governor and legislature can make deals

    For the first time in nearly a decade, Michigan’s government will be divided.

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  • $100 million for waterfront a boon to Detroit, will connect to state trails

    The tiny model on display Wednesday along with renderings showed a riverfront with a network of walkways, benches and a…

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  • Lawmakers to introduce bills to reform bail in Michigan

    Michigan spends millions jailing people who are stuck behind bars because they can’t afford bail.

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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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  • Five ways to reduce harm of students frequently changing schools

    Solving the damaging problem of Detroit students moving frequently between schools would require sweeping policy changes to both stabilize housing…

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  • Wobbly but upright, Obamacare still standing in Michigan

    As year six approaches, the health of the Affordable Care Act in Michigan is  stabilizing, with premiums expected to flatten…

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  • Michigan Legislature passes minimum wage, paid sick leave bills to avert ballot

    State lawmakers on Wednesday adopted two proposals ‒ to raise Michigan’s minimum wage and require employers to offer paid sick…

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  • Child care for this baby costs more than the University of Michigan

    Kathleen O’Reilly Farhat looks forward to the day she can pay for college for her two young sons. That will…

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  • Gretchen Whitmer officially taps Garlin Gilchrist II as running mate

    Gilchrist, 35, grew up on Detroit’s east side and is executive director of the University of Michigan’s Center for Social…

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  • John Conyers’ son rejected again in bid for U.S. Congress

    After being kicked off the August primary ballot and barred from running as a Democrat, John Conyers III filed a…

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