maroun http://michiganradio.org en Gov. Snyder: Ambassador Bridge bomb threat exposes need for new crossing http://michiganradio.org/post/gov-snyder-ambassador-bridge-bomb-threat-exposes-need-new-crossing <p>Gov. Rick Snyder says last night&#39;s bomb-threat that closed the Ambassador bridge for hours provides another reason to build a second bridge.</p><p>Last week, when a similar bomb-threat closed down the Detroit-Windsor tunnel, Michigan Radio&#39;s <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/people/lester-graham">Lester Graham</a> had his mind 1.5 miles down river, on the Ambassador Bridge.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:35:26 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 8315 at http://michiganradio.org Gov. Snyder: Ambassador Bridge bomb threat exposes need for new crossing Conservative group putting pressure on GOP state lawmakers on new Detroit bridge http://michiganradio.org/post/conservative-group-putting-pressure-gop-state-lawmakers-new-detroit-bridge <p>A conservative group against a proposed second bridge span between Detroit and&nbsp; Windsor, Ontario is running negative ads about the project in districts of Republicans who have not taken a stance against the bridge. They want voters to call and pressure the lawmakers to oppose Governor Rick Snyder&rsquo;s bridge proposal.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Scott Hagerstrom&nbsp;is with Americans for Prosperity-Michigan. He says the cost of a second bridge would fall to taxpayers, unless it is paid for completely by private money.</p> Mon, 11 Apr 2011 21:04:55 +0000 Laura Weber 2027 at http://michiganradio.org Conservative group putting pressure on GOP state lawmakers on new Detroit bridge