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Over Two Dozen Organizations Speak Out Against #MILameDuck

To: Michigan Editorial Boards and Reporters From: Below signed organizations Re: Michigan’s Lame Duck Session November 30, 2018 Over Two Dozen Organizations Speak Out Against #MILameDuck Michigan is in the grips of yet another contentious Lame Duck session and we’re reaching out to your publication and editorial board to urge you to speak out against […]

Sore Loser Republicans Should Go Home

Sore Loser Republicans Should Go Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  November 28, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Sore Loser Republicans Should Go Home Unaccountable, corporate-backed lawmakers using “lame duck” to further harm workers LANSING — Republicans in the Michigan State Senate are using Lame Duck to gut popular policies that raise wages and provide critical benefits to working families […]

Progress Michigan Calls on Senator Meekhof to Discipline Senators Brandenburg and Marleau

Progress Michigan Calls on Senator Meekhof to Discipline Senators Brandenburg and Marleau

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 15, 2018 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, [email protected] Progress Michigan Calls on Senator Meekhof to Discipline Senators Brandenburg and Marleau Votes for personal financial gain likely a violation of Senate rules LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan mailed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof urging him to discipline […]

Progressive Groups Offer Support to Good Jobs Now

Progressive Groups Offer Support to Good Jobs Now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan and America Votes Michigan  October 31, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Progressive Groups Offer Support to Good Jobs Now Progress Michigan, America Votes Michigan offer support to Good Jobs Now family, community MICHIGAN — Following the tragic shooting of two Good Jobs Now canvassers in Detroit, Progress Michigan […]

Secretary of State Fails to Respond to Progress Michigan FOIA Request on Voter Address Error

Secretary of State Fails to Respond to Progress Michigan FOIA Request on Voter Address Error

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 27, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Secretary of State Fails to Respond to Progress Michigan FOIA Request on Voter Address Error Failure to respond to FOIA in a timely manner raises more questions LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling out Secretary of State Ruth Johnson for her office’s […]

‘You know who he is right?’: Footage of Chatfield Arrest at Airport

‘You know who he is right?’: Footage of Chatfield Arrest at Airport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 25, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] ‘You know who he is right?’: Footage of Chatfield Arrest at Airport Footage shows aftermath of Chatfield’s attempt to bring unregistered, loaded gun on plane MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan has obtained police body cam footage documenting the detainment and processing at the […]

Statement on Court of Claims Dismissal of Lawsuit Seeking to End Schuette Political Enterprise

Statement on Court of Claims Dismissal of Lawsuit Seeking to End Schuette Political Enterprise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  October 22, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Statement on Court of Claims Dismissal of Lawsuit Seeking to End Schuette Political Enterprise Madden to appeal decision  LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement after the Michigan Court of Claims dismissed the lawsuit seeking to end Attorney General Bill […]

SOS Error Potentially Disenfranchises Michigan Voters

SOS Error Potentially Disenfranchises Michigan Voters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 19, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] SOS Error Potentially Disenfranchises Michigan Voters Departmental error means voter addresses don’t match driver’s license address  MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan has submitted a Freedom of Information Act request and is demanding answers from Secretary of State Ruth Johnson after information surfaced that […]

SOS Awards Election Security Bid to Ex-GOP Official with Questionable Track Record

SOS Awards Election Security Bid to Ex-GOP Official with Questionable Track Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 17, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, [email protected] SOS Awards Election Security Bid to Ex-GOP Official with Questionable Track Record Secretary of State Ruth Johnson awarded the contract to lowest bidder, former GOP official LANSING — According to MIRS News, Michigan officials awarded an election security contract to a group that […]

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Swastika in John James Ad Draws Questions from Watchdog Organization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 15, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Swastika in John James Ad Draws Questions from Watchdog Organization Lazy oversight or hidden message? LANSING — It’s been discovered that U.S. Senate candidate John James’ latest ad features a swastika prominently displayed on a school bulletin board. Progress Michigan is calling attention to […]