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New Coalition Launched to ‘Close Lansing Loopholes’

New Coalition Launched to ‘Close Lansing Loopholes’

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  September 10, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org New Coalition Launched to ‘Close Lansing Loopholes’ It’s time for systematic changes to Michigan’s democracy and economy MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan announced the launch of the Coalition to Close Lansing Loopholes, a growing group of organizations pushing for […]

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Barrett Tries and Fails to Defend His Anti-Abortion ‘Bait-and-switch’ Bill

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 28, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Barrett Tries and Fails to Defend His Anti-Abortion ‘Bait-and-switch’ Bill Barrett Says Progress Michigan Doesn’t Want Women to Have Children LANSING — State Senator Tom Barrett dialed in to a radio show Wednesday morning to defend an anti-abortion policy disguised […]

Don’t Be Mistaken: SB393 is a Backdoor Abortion Ban

Don’t Be Mistaken: SB393 is a Backdoor Abortion Ban

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 27, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Don’t be Mistaken: Senate Bill 393 is a backdoor abortion ban Bill undermines people’s reproductive healthcare and denies them control of their bodies  MICHIGAN – This week, Sen. Tom Barrett introduced a bill making it legal to claim a 12-week-old […]

Communications Specialist: Progress Michigan

Communications Specialist: Progress Michigan

  Progress Michigan’s mission is to provide a strong credible voice that holds public officials and government accountable, assists in the promotion of progressive ideas and uses cutting-edge digital media strategies to creatively build grassroots support for progressive issues. We’re a megaphone for progressive ideas – a campaign that never stops. We’re looking for a […]

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 12, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls for Civil Rights Director’s Resignation Petition launched calling for Arbulu to resign or be removed MICHIGAN — In the wake of reports showing sexist and inappropriate behavior, Progress Michigan is calling on Michigan Department of Civil Rights […]

Oakland County Commissioner Must Resign Over Email Coverup

Oakland County Commissioner Must Resign Over Email Coverup

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 12, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Oakland County Commissioner Must Resign Over Email Coverup Resignation and new email standards will help rebuild public trust MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling for Oakland County Commissioner Shelly Taub to resign following a report from WXYZ where she admitted to sending a […]

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‘Redact’: Email Shows Now-U.S. Attorney Using Private Email During Schuette Tenure

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 2, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org ‘Redact’: Email Shows Now-U.S. Attorney Using Private Email During Schuette Tenure Matthew Schneider used private email account to communicate with GOP during 2016 recount MICHIGAN — Scrawled at the top of a 2016 email header with the email addresses […]

It’s About More Than A Flag

It’s About More Than A Flag

  Last week, Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids introduced a bill that, frankly, is insulting to the LGTBQ+ community and its allies. The bill would make flying any flag above government buildings besides the state flag, governor’s flag, and the American flag against the law. Bills like Afendoulis’s are not just wrong – they’re […]