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Snyder Continues to Hide Behind FOIA Exemption

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 12, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Continues to Hide Behind FOIA Exemption Daily revelations show how administration bungled Flint Water Crisis, still no transparency MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Gov. Rick Snyder’s latest email dump and his attempt to hide from […]

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Snyder’s Deception in Flint Water Crisis Continues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 10, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder’s Deception in Flint Water Crisis Continues Governor ordered MDEQ to withhold lead test results from local officials MICHIGAN — According to emails obtained by the Flint Journal, in October 2015, Governor Rick Snyder instructed the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality […]

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Document: Top Snyder Adviser Warned About Deadly Legionnaires Outbreak in March 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 3, 2016 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Document: Top Snyder Adviser Warned About Deadly Legionnaires Outbreak in March 2015 Email to Harvey Hollins shows officials concerned about Flint River as source of drinking water 10 months before state went public LANSING — An email obtained by Progress […]

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Darnell Earley Must Tell Congress What He Knew and When He Knew It

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 2, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Darnell Earley Must Tell Congress What He Knew and When He Knew It While children deal with fallout of Flint Water Crisis, Earley seeks to hide truth LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley […]

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Document: Snyder Admin Trucked In Clean Water for State Building in January 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 28, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Document: Snyder Admin Trucked In Clean Water for State Building in January 2015 Latest revelation shows unequal treatment in Flint Water Crisis LANSING — The Snyder administration quietly trucked in water to state buildings in January of 2015 – ten […]

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Snyder Taps Scandal-Plagued Lackey to Advise in Flint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 26, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Taps Scandal-Plagued Lackey to Advise in Flint  MICHIGAN — It was recently reported that Gov. Rick Snyder had tapped Rich Baird, one of his scandal-plagued advisors, to coordinate the state efforts in Flint. On Monday, it was announced the state […]

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Flint Emails Sought Under Common Law Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 26, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Flint Emails Sought Under Common Law Rights FOIA laws so broken in Michigan, watchdog group tries a new route to transparency  MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan sent a Public Records Request to Gov. Rick Snyder’s office requesting all documents related […]

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Documents: Snyder Chief of Staff Met with Flint Residents About Lead in August

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 21, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Documents: Snyder Chief of Staff Met with Flint Residents About Lead in August No mention of August meeting in Snyder’s emails or SOTS timeline; all emails must be released LANSING — Documents obtained by Progress Michigan, a government watchdog group, […]

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Snyder Cherry Picks Flint Water Crisis Emails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 20, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Cherry Picks Flint Water Crisis Emails Governor admits he’s going to only release select emails from his office MICHIGAN — During his State of the State address on Tuesday night, Gov. Rick Snyder said he would release emails from […]

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Progress Michigan Sends Governor Snyder Official Request for Flint Documents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  January 19, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574 Progress Michigan Sends Governor Snyder Official Request for Flint Documents FOIA Request gives Gov. Snyder a chance to waive FOIA exemption LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan sent a FOIA request directly to Governor Rick Snyder urging him to waive his executive […]