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Elected Officials Announce Amendment of Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act

Elected Officials Announce Amendment of Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 4, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Elected Officials Announce Amendment of Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act New Amendment will include protections for LGBTQ+ community LANSING – Today Senator Jeremy Moss and Representative Jon Hoadley have announced they are introducing new legislation that will amend the Elliott-Larsen Civil […]

You’re Killing Me, Shirkey

You’re Killing Me, Shirkey

  “Transparency hawk” is a pretty cool title—like a superhero name, but for an elected official who goes above and beyond the call of duty in the fight to ensure our government is truly accountable to the people. Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, despite using that term to describe himself…does not do that. In fact, […]

We Told You So: Prison Kitchen Issues Plummet Post-Privatization Failure

We Told You So: Prison Kitchen Issues Plummet Post-Privatization Failure

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 23, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org We Told You So: Prison Kitchen Issues Plummet Post-Privatization Failure Detroit Free Press reports significant improvements under public employees LANSING — Progress Michigan is drawing attention today to a report by the Detroit Free Press showing that return of food services to […]

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Progress Michigan Calls for Immediate Investigation into Inman Bribery Scandal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 15, 2019 Progress Michigan Calls for Immediate Investigation into Inman Bribery Scandal Inman text indicates other representatives were willing to sell their vote for campaign contributions LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on House Speaker Lee Chatfield and Senate Leader Mike Shirkey to launch investigations into the Larry […]

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Progress Michigan Statement on Indictment of Representative Larry Inman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 15, 2019 Progress Michigan Statement on Indictment of Representative Larry Inman The need to apply FOIA to the Legislature and have major lobbying reform never more pressing LANSING — Progress Michigan issued the following statement on the indictment of Representative Larry Inman for attempted extortion, bribery and […]

Republican Abortion Ban is an Attack on Healthcare

Republican Abortion Ban is an Attack on Healthcare

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 14, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republican Abortion Ban is an Attack on Healthcare Senate votes, House expected to ban abortion procedure, Whitmer vows to veto LANSING — Michigan Republicans today continued their radical crusade against safe, legal abortion in Michigan by passing legislation that would […]