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I’ve had a lot of people ask me about the presidential recount that’s underway in Michigan. Here are my thoughts on the matter and why I think fellow progressives should speak up in support of the effort. First off, I’m wondering why we don’t have a recount/audit period for every presidential election. We rely on […]
Republicans love to wrap themselves in the flag, wave around (albeit not always read) the Constitution and sow division by embracing phrases such as “Blue Lives Matter.” But, this week Lansing Republicans showed just how much police lives (and teacher lives, and firefighter lives, etc.) matter to them by proposing cuts to retiree health care. […]
By Sean Tobin Recently, Bridge Magazine documented how some elected officials might be doctoring public policy to benefit their own personal interests. This, in fact, should be considered a conflict of interest. While Bridge has done an excellent job, we think that Senator Marty Knollenberg should have been included in their list. Senator Knollenberg introduced […]
In case you missed it, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley posted an ad on his Facebook page highlighting the steps that people can take to protect themselves from lead poisoning. What he failed to mention was that people in Flint were not poisoned by lead because they don’t wash their hands enough or give their kids […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 27, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, email@example.com ‘MI Big Rig’ Tour Launched in Lansing to Hold Republicans Accountable Semi-truck representing the MIGOP’s “rigged” economy will make stops in cities across Michigan LANSING — With the honk of a horn from the semi-truck parked in front of the […]
By now it’s clear that the first line of the book on the Snyder years will include the poisoning of Flint. Rick Snyder’s policies that led to the problem, his lackluster response and his insistence that the people of Flint pay for his high-priced lawyers for his legal defense will forever define his shattered legacy. […]