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Progress Michigan Predicted Privatized Prison Food Problems Would Persist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 11, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Predicted Privatized Prison Food Problems Would Persist The vendor is not the problem, it’s Gov. Snyder’s governing philosophy of outsourcing MICHIGAN — As predicted in a report released by Progress Michigan back in August, problems with privatized food […]

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Snyder, EMs Get Pass From GOP-Led Flint Water Legislative Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 10, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder, EMs Get Pass From GOP-Led Flint Water Legislative Committee Why were Gov. Snyder and former Flint emergency managers not called to testify? LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan blasted the Joint Select Flint Water Public Health Emergency Committee for failing […]

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PM to Michigan Republicans: Do You Stand With Trump?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  May 4, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org PM to Michigan Republicans: Do You Stand With Trump? Trump is now the standard bearer of the GOP; do MI elected officials support him?  MICHIGAN — Donald Trump is now the sole Republican candidate for the presidential election and Progress […]

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Criminal Charges Filed Against State, City Employees Over Flint Water Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  April 20, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Criminal Charges Filed Against State, City Employees Over Flint Water Crisis Snyder narrative that feds to blame for crisis blown wide open with charges MICHIGAN — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette will announce criminal charges related to the Flint Water […]

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House Appropriations Strips Ed Board of Funding Over LGBT Guidelines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 19, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org House Appropriations Strips Ed Board of Funding Over LGBT Guidelines Retaliatory move punishes board’s efforts to protect LGBT students LANSING — The GOP-controlled House Appropriations Committee voted today to strip funding away from the State Board of Education in retaliation […]

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“No Level of Lead is Safe”: Flint Hearing Recap

Miss yesterday’s committee hearing on the Flint Water Crisis? We’ve got you covered. This week’s recap covers scathing testimony from Gov. Snyder’s Flint Task Force on the Emergency Manager law and state inaction. Task force members include former state senator Ken Sikkema, Michigan Environmental Council head Chris Kolb, Flint pediatrician Dr. Larry Reynolds, and Dr. Matthew Davis with the […]

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Ruth Johnson Sides with Rick Snyder over Taxpayers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 6, 2016 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Ruth Johnson Sides with Rick Snyder over Taxpayers Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Rejects Progress Michigan Complaint Regarding Snyder’s Legal Defense LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan was informed that Secretary of State Ruth Johnson rejected their complaint regarding Rick Snyder’s […]