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Progress Michigan Responds to Terri Lynn Land Campaign Ad

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 23, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Responds to Terri Lynn Land Campaign Ad Video highlights Land’s failure to stand up for women’s issues LANSING – Today, Progress Michigan released a video response to Terri Lynn Land’s recent campaign ad. Land’s ad made light […]

Gov. Snyder’s Web of Cronyism Runs Deep: News Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 22, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Gov. Snyder’s Web of Cronyism Runs Deep: News Report Analysis from MIRS News shows Snyder may be engaging in pay-to-play politics  LANSING — According to a recent report from MIRS, during his tenure in office, Gov. Rick Snyder took in […]

Lecturers’ Employee Organization: Lead Organizer

Lead Organizer The Lecturers’ Employees Organization (LEO), AFT Michigan Local 6244, AFL-CIO, a progressive volunteer-based union of non-tenure-track faculty at the University of Michigan (UM), is seeking to hire a Lead Organizer. LEO represents over 1500 non-tenure-track faculty on 3 campuses: Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint.  We are largely a volunteer organization with a strong organizing […]

Progress Michigan Seeks Disclosure of Contracts Between State Government and Adams Outdoor Advertising

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  April 17, 2014 Contact: Hugh Madden, (734) 250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Seeks Disclosure of Contracts Between State Government and Adams Outdoor Advertising LANSING — In light of the recent rejection of a billboard that sought to educate voters about Governor Rick Snyder’s tax policies, and statements by Adams Outdoor Advertising […]

Progress Michigan Statement on U.S. Recognition of Michigan’s Same-Sex Marriages

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 28, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on U.S. Recognition of Michigan’s Same-Sex Marriages MICHIGAN — News recently broke that the U.S. government would recognize about 300 same-sex marriages that were performed in four Michigan counties on Saturday. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said this week that he considered […]

Progress Michigan Calls on Attorney General to Denounce White Nationalist Group, Brief Supporting Discrimination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 27, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls on Attorney General to Denounce White Nationalist Group, Brief Supporting Discrimination Hate group, Traditionalist Youth Network, needs to condemned by Bill Schuette MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan called on Attorney General Bill Schuette to denounce the amicus curiae brief […]

Progress Michigan Statement on Governor Snyder’s Continued Discrimination Against LGBT Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 26, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Governor Snyder’s Continued Discrimination Against LGBT Families MICHIGAN — Following the ruling of a federal judge striking down Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriages, four county clerks issued licenses to loving same-sex couples. However, Attorney General Bill Schuette […]