After Las Vegas, Michigan GOP Reps are weighing action on deadly device
The state’s Republican House members have received strong backing from the NRA. Would their vote to ban so-called bump stocks imperil that support?
Where Michigan Delegation stands on NRA, bump stocks (slideshow)
We asked the state’s 14-member House delegation about banning the device used in Las Vegas shooting. Here’s what they each told Bridge.
Owe taxes? That’s OK. Wayne County will still sell you foreclosed homes.
A law was supposed to stop land speculators from buying homes at tax auctions. It hasn’t worked out that way.
Commentary: Some good news on poverty, but Michigan still has a long way to go
The poverty rate for African Americans and Native Americans has fallen significantly in Michigan, and that’s good. But if we can’t provide workers with a living wage or the skills to get a good job, broad financial hardship will persist.