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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 25, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Michiganders are speaking out against misogyny and standing up for survivors MICHIGAN — An online petition calling for Grosse Pointe Shores Councilman Matt Seely to resign in light of his offensive social media posts has received 736 signatures, Progress Michigan […]
When we picture the attorney general our state needs, we think of someone honest and dependable, someone with a proven track record of standing up for the people of Michigan. Republican House Speaker Tom Leonard doesn’t exactly live up to that expectation. During his career in our legislature, Tom Leonard has supported and helped pass […]
This week, Detroit News opinion editor Nolan Finley published a piece calling for an end to ballot initiatives. While he feigns concern about corporate interests and Constitutional integrity, the case he makes is both hypocritical and undemocratic. Finley starts his article with a rambling passage about how Constitutional amendments should not be taken lightly and […]
A few weeks ago, the Michigan House GOP released a progress report on their 2017-2018 agenda. We took a look to see what they say they’ve accomplished. Much of the report is an attempt to disguise actions Republicans have taken that directly hurt Michiganders and re-brand them as progress–most notably, their newest budget. They praise […]
For people of color in the United States, being conscious of one’s racial identity isn’t an option. White folks, on the other hand, have made up the majority of the population for centuries. As a result, we often view ourselves as a sort of default population whose race is insignificant–almost as if we have no […]
Schuette’s Auto Insurance Problem It’s not news to anyone that Michigan has the highest auto insurance rates in the country. But what may be a surprise is Bill Schuette’s record of supporting policies that jack up auto insurance rates for Michigan’s working families, especially in urban areas. Bill Schuette released an ad saying he would […]