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“I will act with loyalty and put the interests of the organization first.” Signed __________ This pledge was being shopped around internally by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) as something to send to their state chairs, which in Michigan includes Rep. Aric Nesbitt and Sen. Mike green, asking them to put corporate interests ahead […]
Progress Michigan’s Communications Director, Jessica Tramontana, will be appearing live on MSNBC at 2:15 to discuss the latest conservative attempt at government overreach – forcing women to purchase an extra rider for abortion insurance – and to remind viewers that rape is not an accident. A few months ago, a reporter confronted anti-choice lobbyists on […]
Progress Michigan released a report today that revealed what many Michiganders already know — that the Mackinac Center for Public Policy is a front group for right-wing extremists. The Mackinac Center has always been a wolf in sheep’s clothing, and now there’s proof. The report HERE details how the Mackinac Center claims to be an […]
It’s going to be hard for Rick Snyder to keep up his campaign charade as a moderate. With friends like the ones he’s attracting in Washington, he’s being exposed for the right-wing politician he is every day. United States Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) were two key players in […]
The GOP has effectively rigged the court system for partisan judges to preside over the cases they want to win. Hand picking winners? From Right to Work, to a tax increase on seniors to cuts to education funding, shifting the system to their favor is pretty much the M.O. of the Snyder administration and the […]
Legislation has been introduced to require license plates on the back and front of all cars in Michigan. Laws like this across the United States are not uncommon. Thirty-one other states already have similar laws on the books. In fact, the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Tupac Hunter, says the bill would be an asset to public […]