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Progress Michigan Applauds President Obama’s Immigration Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  November 20, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Applauds President Obama’s Immigration Action Executive action announcement small step toward comprehensive immigration reform MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s announcement regarding executive action on immigration. “While the President’s actions won’t completely fix our […]

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Progress Michigan Responds to Jase Bolger’s Attempt to Codify Religious Discrimination Into Michigan Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 12, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Responds to Jase Bolger’s Attempt to Codify Religious Discrimination Into Michigan Law LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement on the news that an amendment to the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act has been introduced that doesn’t protect transgender people, […]

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Progress Michigan Statement on Sixth Circuit Court Marriage Equality Ruling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  November 6, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Sixth Circuit Court Marriage Equality Ruling MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan issued the following statement in response to a federal appellate court ruling that upheld Michigan’s marriage equality ban. “Discriminatory laws barring loving couples from the freedom to marry […]

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New Poll Shows Gubernatorial Match-Up a Tie Heading Into Election Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 3, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll Shows Gubernatorial Match-Up a Tie Heading Into Election Day LANSING — On the eve of Election Day, Progress Michigan announced the results of a new poll showing a tie between Gov. Rick Snyder and Mark Schauer in Michigan’s gubernatorial race. […]

BREAKING: Snyder Admin Destroys Emails Sought Through FOIA

BREAKING: Snyder Admin Destroys Emails Sought Through FOIA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 30, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org BREAKING: Snyder Admin Destroys Emails Sought Through FOIA DCH Director emails illegally deleted after being requested by watchdog group  LANSING – Progress Michigan learned today that the Michigan Department of Community Health has illegally purged department head communications from its […]

MDOC Stalling FOIA Request Until After November Election

MDOC Stalling FOIA Request Until After November Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 29, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org MDOC Stalling FOIA Request Until After November Election Michigan voters deserve to know information about Aramark, Ed Buss  LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan called out the Michigan Department of Corrections and the Snyder administration for deliberately stalling the release of […]

LG Brian Calley Skipping Town on Weekly Basis to Attend Harvard

LG Brian Calley Skipping Town on Weekly Basis to Attend Harvard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 28, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org LG Brian Calley Skipping Town on Weekly Basis to Attend Harvard Calley has missed session days to jet set across the country LANSING — Progress Michigan discovered that Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley has been skipping town on a weekly basis, including session […]

Progress Michigan Files Hatch Act Complaint Against Gov. Rick Snyder

Progress Michigan Files Hatch Act Complaint Against Gov. Rick Snyder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 28, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Files Hatch Act Complaint Against Gov. Rick Snyder Complaint centers around controversial fundraiser and no-bid contracts LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan filed a complaint with United States Office of Special Counsel alleging that Gov. Rick Snyder violated the Hatch Act. […]

Progress Michigan PAF Going Back on the Air with Snyder/Aramark Ad

Progress Michigan PAF Going Back on the Air with Snyder/Aramark Ad

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan Political Action Fund  October 24, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan PAF Going Back on the Air with Snyder/Aramark Ad Television ad will air from Saturday through the election to hold Snyder accountable LANSING — An ad aimed at highlighting the numerous problems with Gov. Snyder’s handling of […]

Progress Michigan Statement on Whistleblower Complaint Regarding Aramark

Progress Michigan Statement on Whistleblower Complaint Regarding Aramark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 23, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Whistleblower Complaint Regarding Aramark LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan issued the following statement regarding the whistleblower complaint alleging that Aramark employees cut corners and didn’t follow proper food safety protocol in Michigan prisons. “These allegations are deeply troubling and continue the […]