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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 25, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, firstname.lastname@example.org Progress Michigan Urges Gov. Snyder to Veto NRA-Backed Legislation Legislature should focus on other issues to move Michigan forward LANSING — Progress Michigan is urging Gov. Rick Snyder to veto gun lobby-backed legislation that passed out of the House today that would […]
By Matthew Kovac Last week, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani sparked a media firestorm when he said he does not “believe that the president loves America.” Adding fuel to the fire, likely GOP presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker failed to disavow Giuliani’s remarks. Progressives have responded with outrage. But their real […]
Inside the Michigan Capitol hang portraits of our past governors. The portraits seem to keep a watchful eye on the proceedings taking place each day. While many people walk past these without giving them much thought, I always take a moment to glance at the portrait of Governor G. Mennen Williams, who went by the […]
When we send out a press release, we hope to get a response from the media. We often field phone calls and emails asking us to elaborate or give an original quote. It’s not often we’re attacked by members of the media for sending what we send or saying what we say. We sent out […]
Remember when I blogged about how great it would be if leaders in Lansing created a budget that bettered the lives of all Michigan residents? Well, that’s not what Governor Snyder did when he presented his 2016 budget on Wednesday. Just as he did during his last term, the governor has plans to slash programs […]
By Brad O’Neil Although Governor Snyder’s new budget proposal includes an increase in funding for higher education, the proposed increases are still nowhere near where they need to be. In fact, even with the increase the higher education budget is still $34 million below its 2011 levels. Not only has decreased funding made it harder […]