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In the last few weeks we’ve seen states across the country gut access to abortion, and Michigan took heat from the organized attack by anti-abortion extremists this week. With the passing of House Bills 4320 and 4321 and Senate Bills 229 and 230, the legislation will now go to the Governor’s desk. Even with […]
Republicans in the Michigan Legislature have a plan for auto insurance reform. Unfortunately, it’s not a good one. Last week, both the House and Senate passed bills that would make several changes to our insurance system, most notably letting drivers opt out of unlimited personal injury protection. The House version calls for a reduction […]
Last week, it was announced that a private company will be allowed to run a prison in Michigan to house undocumented immigrants. This is not good news. What makes the deal especially disheartening is the intersection of two major problems: our continued mistreatment of undocumented immigrants and the concerning trend toward privatized incarceration. For […]
When most of us think about Election Day, we probably think of November of 2020, when people across the country will vote for a new president—but for many Michiganders, Election Day is also today, May 7. Of Michigan’s 83 counties, 65 are voting today—many on school millages that help fund local public education. You […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 6, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, email@example.com Announcement: Progress Michigan Grows, Moves West Progress Michigan welcomes two new hires to its team MICHIGAN — To expand both coverage of the Great Lakes Beacon, and Progress Michigan’s presence on the west side of the state, Progress Michigan announced […]
It’s no secret how we at Progress Michigan feel about unions. We recognize the right of working people to collectively bargain with employers for fair contracts that secure the wages benefits and working conditions they deserve. Today, we want to shine a light on a group of workers whose struggles are often overlooked and […]