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“Here’s an idea: rather than all of us creating our own GoFundMe pages to collect money to provide water, filters, and medical care for people in Flint, what if we just created 1 and we all donated to it? We could call it the ‘State of Michigan government’ or something like that. #FlintWaterCrisis P.S. I bet […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 28, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, email@example.com No Exemptions from Transparency: New Campaign Launched in Michigan Progress Michigan Launches Campaign to End FOIA Exemption for Gov, Legislature LANSING — Progress Michigan announced today that the organization has launched a campaign committed to ending the exemption from Michigan’s […]
The Flint Water Crisis is a man-made tragedy that has dominated local, national and international news coverage. People in Flint, all across Michigan, the United States and other countries are paying attention. Sadly, it seems that the only place where the crisis isn’t a big deal is the Michigan State Senate. As a matter of […]
There was a hearing in the House Appropriations Committee this morning on House Bill 4145, sponsored by Rep. Thomas Hooker (R), which would restrict a woman’s access to comprehensive reproductive healthcare. It would prohibit State of Michigan family planning funding from going to providers that offer abortion services. The primary goal of the bill is […]
In his State of the State speech, Governor Snyder said that the buck stops with him. Since the speech he has attempted to pass the buck like a hot potato and has spent time and energy on trying to prop up his own political career – time better spent fixing the mess he allowed to […]
Decades of our representatives in Lansing cutting millions of dollars from local budgets and making it impossible to invest in infrastructure – it’s what’s led to the deplorable condition of Michigan’s roads, failing public education across the state, and now, the Flint water crisis. Had our representatives invested in our state’s water infrastructure over […]