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Numbers: The GOP Tax Scam

Today is Tax Day and a big topic of discussion has been the fallout from the GOP Tax Scam that was passed in 2017. Republicans like Congressman Mike Bishop and Attorney General Bill Schuette have been singing the plan’s praises ever since it passed. They claim that the tax plan is benefitting working families. But […]

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Time’s Up, John Engler

Republican former Governor John Engler, serving as the interim president at Michigan State University, was a mistake from the beginning. As Progress Michigan has detailed before, Engler doesn’t have much of a record to stand on when it comes to protecting public education and/or vulnerable people from sexual abuse. He refused to allow the U.S. […]

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Remembering Our Friend Tony

Lonnie Scott, executive director When I first met Tony I was the State Communications Director for Know Your Care/Protect Your Care. I was asked to be on his radio show to talk about the ACA for a 15-minute segment, after our conversation Tony asked me to join him regularly to talk about ACA, the positive […]

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DeVos Fails Standardized Test

Education Secretary and mega Trump donor Betsy DeVos had a hard time in her 60 Minutes interview. Despite the fact that Secretary DeVos had advanced notice of the interview, she did not perform well. DeVos looked like a student giving an oral book report despite never cracking open the book. DeVos stumbled when asked about […]