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Lawsuit Filed Over AG Bill Schuette’s Use of Private Emails for State Business

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 11, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Lawsuit Filed Over AG Bill Schuette’s Use of Private Emails for State Business Transparency and accountability are paramount to a healthy democracy LANSING — Progress Michigan has filed a lawsuit in the Michigan Court of Claims regarding the use of personal […]

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Representative Jeremy Moss named ‘Legislator of the Month’ by Progress Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 4, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Representative Jeremy Moss named ‘Legislator of the Month’ by Progress Michigan Moss awarded for leading the fight for transparency and accountability in government LANSING — Progress Michigan named Representative Jeremy Moss the Legislator of the Month for March. Representative Moss […]

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Calling Their Bluff: Progress Michigan Announces Way House Republicans Can Implement FOIA Changes Without Senate Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 29, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Calling Their Bluff: Progress Michigan Announces Way House Republicans Can Implement FOIA Changes Without Senate Vote House can lead by example by changing rules to follow FOIA package that passed unanimously LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on the Michigan […]

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Republican Plan to Take Away Healthcare, Give Tax Giveaways to Wealthy Fails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 24, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republican Plan to Take Away Healthcare, Give Tax Giveaways to Wealthy Fails Unprecedented action by citizens defeats bad bill LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump’s failure to push the Republican healthcare […]

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House FOIA Changes A Step in Right Direction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 16, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org House FOIA Changes A Step in Right Direction More needs to be done to correct Michigan’s abysmal record on transparency  LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan said the passage of a bill package in the Michigan House expanding the Freedom of Information […]

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Progress Michigan Supports Policies to Root Out Conflicts of Interest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  March 14, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Supports Policies to Root Out Conflicts of Interest People deserve an honest, open and accountable government MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the recent introduction of a bill package by House and Senate Democrats that […]

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RELEASE: Republican Health Scheme Would Leave Tens of Millions Uninsured

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan   March 13, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republican Health Scheme Would Leave Tens of Millions Uninsured Plan is a boon for the wealthy, not working families  MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding news from the Congressional Budget Office that the Republican health care […]

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Sunshine Squad Gets Major Updates in Honor of Sunshine Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 13, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Sunshine Squad Gets Major Updates in Honor of Sunshine Week Online tool gives citizens access to hard-to-find info, helps hold elected officials accountable  LANSING — In recognition of Sunshine Week, a time that highlights the need for transparency and accountability […]

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GOP Healthcare Scheme Boon for Wealthy, Hurts Working Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 8, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org GOP Healthcare Scheme Boon for Wealthy, Hurts Working Families MI’s Republican Congressional Delegation must stand up for equitable healthcare MICHIGAN — As the healthcare debate in Washington D.C. heats up, Progress Michigan is calling for the state’s Republican Congressional Delegation […]

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Head of DeVos-Backed Education Group Resigns After ‘Shake My Wife’ Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 7, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Head of DeVos-Backed Education Group Resigns After ‘Shake My Wife’ Comments While Gary Naeyaert’s words were despicable, GLEP still advocates for terrible policies LANSING — According to Gongwer News Service, Gary Naeyaert, the head of Betsy DeVos’ anti-public education group, […]