Chad Selweski, Bridge Magazine

Chad Selweski

Bridge Magazine

Michigan, United States

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Past articles by Chad:

Chemical Valley and the threat to Michigan’s drinking water

The Enbridge pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac gets all the attention. But a sprawling industrial complex in Ontario has a long history of chemical spills and botched communications with its coastal neighbors in Michigan. → Read More

Toxic chemical spill? Wait for our fax.

News of an industrial spill from Canada’s Chemical Valley can take a long, bizarre path before Michigan towns learn of poisoned waters. → Read More

100 workers recalled. Then they all flunked their drug tests.

Michigan companies can’t fill jobs because too many people have opioids or pot in their systems. Is the answer more testing? Or none? → Read More

Northern Michigan’s 'Disability Belt' now rivals the Deep South and Appalachia

Rural counties across a band of northern Michigan have disability rates up to 18 percent, with little hope these former workers will return to jobs. Experts are trying to reverse the trend. → Read More

Father of Michigan fireworks law says he has no regrets

Harold Haugh has been vilified for helping to legalize high-powered fireworks in Michigan. He says the law has proved an economic boon to the state. → Read More

Land favors tax cuts for all

With just a week to go until the 2014 elections, Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land said Monday she favors lower taxes for all – for corporations, for taxpayers, rich and poor, and for those inheriting substantial estates from loved on → Read More

Mental health programs face big cuts

After spending months resisting the additional federally funded Medicaid health care coverage provided by Obamacare, Michigan lawmakers finally approved the expansion last August, but they refused to let the initiative begin until April 1. → Read More

Military reductions could impact Selfridge

Selfridge Air National Guard Base’s future has taken another tenuous turn as an Air Force proposal to eliminate the A-10 aircraft has emerged as a recommendation from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who is also eyeing more military base closings → Read More

End to free DIA admission floated as rescue plan

The newest idea to raise funds that would protect the Detroit Institute of Arts’ paintings from a bankruptcy sale would end free museum admissions for tri-county residents, which was a key selling point in winning voter approval for the DIA mil → Read More

West Bloomfield Twp. sued by ex-deputy treasurer

Digital First MediaA former West Bloomfield Township deputy treasurer bounced from his post this summer has filed suit against the township, claiming he was improperly forced out after → Read More

Gary Peters backed by cops in Senate race while Terri Lynn Land keeps low profile

Democratic U.S. Rep. Gary Peters received endorsements for his 2014 Senate campaign from police organizations across the state at a Monday press conference in Warren while critics of his Republican opponent, Terri Lynn Land, claimed that she has coast → Read More