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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, […]

Right to Life Endorses Terri Lynn Land and Launches Vile Attack on Gary Peters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News From Progress Michigan March 20, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Right to Life Endorses Terri Lynn Land and Launches Vile Attack on Gary Peters Proclaiming it “PAC season,” Right to Life says Gary Peters wants abortion “accessible and cheap for his daughters” LANSING — Recently, Michiganders witnessed what is likely […]

Progress Michigan: Rick Snyder Out of Touch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 19, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan: Rick Snyder Out of Touch Closed door fundraiser with Chris Christie further proof of Snyder’s wrong priorities LANSING – Today, Progress Michigan blasted Rick Snyder as out of touch while he holds a closed-door fundraiser with embattled New Jersey Governor Chris […]