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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 […]

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 […]

Progress Michigan To Lawmakers: Why Stop Drug Testing at Poor People?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 26, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan To Lawmakers: Why Stop Drug Testing at Poor People? Lawmakers want to save money, and should be part of drug testing dragnet  LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan made rounds at the Capitol Building and legislative offices to hand out urine […]

Progress Michigan Responds to Allegations of Nepotism for Governor’s Cousin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 25, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Responds to Allegations of Nepotism for Governor’s Cousin MICHIGAN — Today it was reported that Gov. Snyder’s office made a deal to protect the state’s contract with his cousin’s furniture business during the 2011 budget process. Documents show […]

Progress Michigan Applauds Gay Marriage Ruling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 21, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Applauds Gay Marriage Ruling MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan praised the ruling by U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman to strike down Michigan’s gay marriage ban. The decision comes after a circus-like trial where Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill […]

Progress Michigan Executive Director Statement on EAA Expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 20, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Executive Director Statement on EAA Expansion LANSING — Today, the Michigan House passed a series of bills that expand Gov. Rick Snyder’s experimental Education Achievement Authority school district. The controversial district has been shown to have accountability and transparency issues, […]