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Progress Michigan Calls Out Senate GOP for Voting Against Clean Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 14, 2019 Progress Michigan Calls Out Senate GOP for Voting Against Clean Water Republicans put corporate interests over our health LANSING – Progress Michigan released the following statement on the Senate Republicans’ vote to overrule Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s efforts to create a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable […]

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West Michigan Communications Organizer

West Michigan Communications Organizer Progress Michigan is a non-partisan, non-profit progressive advocacy organization, government watchdog group, and communications hub for the entire progressive community in Michigan. We seek to make Michigan a more welcoming, sustainable, and equitable place for everyone. We’re a marketing department for progressive ideas – a campaign that never stops. We’re looking […]

Great Lakes Beacon: Multi-Media Reporter

Great Lakes Beacon: Multi-Media Reporter

Multi-Media Reporter  The Great Lakes Beacon is an independent news outlet that seeks to take statewide issues and use local stories and the people behind them to highlight their importance. The Great Lakes Beacon is a project of Progress Michigan. Investigative reporting, in-depth storytelling, and people-focused features are areas we want the Great Lakes Beacon […]

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We watched the Chatfield-Shirkey SOTS response so you don’t have to

This morning, House Speaker Lee Chatfield and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey delivered a response to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address, and because we don’t think you should have to sit through it, we’re bringing you the highlights. First on the agenda: Fixing the damn roads. The discussion consisted mainly of Chatfield […]

New Call for Second Look at GOP Effort to Gut Earned Paid Sick Time

New Call for Second Look at GOP Effort to Gut Earned Paid Sick Time

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 13, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org  New Call for Second Look at GOP Effort to Gut Earned Paid Sick Time Sen. Chang asks Dana Nessel to look into constitutionality of ‘adopt and amend’ MICHIGAN — State Senator Stephanie Chang is asking Attorney General Dana Nessel to issue […]

Progress Michigan on Gov. Whitmer’s SOTS

Progress Michigan on Gov. Whitmer’s SOTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 12, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan on Gov. Whitmer’s SOTS Governor takes strong stances on education, fixing the damn roads and transparency MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s first State of the State address: “Gov. Whitmer showed real […]

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Lonnie Scott on the Passing of John Dingell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 7, 2019 Lonnie Scott on the Passing of John Dingell Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan Executive Director Lonnie Scott released the following statement on the passing of the Honorable John Dingell. “John Dingell has long been one of my political role models from the time I was old […]

Senate Should Stand with Whitmer’s Effort to Clean Up Water

Senate Should Stand with Whitmer’s Effort to Clean Up Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 7, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Senate Should Stand with Whitmer’s Effort to Clean Up Water Whitmer’s executive order addressed environmental crises facing MI MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling on the Michigan Senate to reject the corporate lobbyist-backed effort to undermine Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order […]