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Now Hiring: Digital Organizer

Position Summary: Progress Michigan’s mission is to provide a strong credible voice that holds public officials and government accountable, assists in the promotion of progressive ideas and uses cutting-edge digital media strategies to creatively build grassroots support for progressive issues. We’re a marketing department for progressive ideas – a campaign that never stops. We’re looking for a full-time Digital […]

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‘MI Big Rig’ Tour Launched in Lansing to Hold Republicans Accountable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 27, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org ‘MI Big Rig’ Tour Launched in Lansing to Hold Republicans Accountable Semi-truck representing the MIGOP’s “rigged” economy will make stops in cities across Michigan LANSING — With the honk of a horn from the semi-truck parked in front of the […]

DETROIT, MI - MAY 21: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder speaks speaks to reporters after a luncheon May 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon announced during the luncheon that JP Morgan Chase will invest $100-million to help the city of Detroit with blight removal, urban development, home loans and retraining people in the work force. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

We’re in Quite a State

“Here’s an idea: rather than all of us creating our own GoFundMe pages to collect money to provide water, filters, and medical care for people in Flint, what if we just created 1 and we all donated to it? We could call it the ‘State of Michigan government’ or something like that. #‎FlintWaterCrisis P.S. I bet […]

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Progress Michigan Files New FOIA Request to Attorney General

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan December 1, 2015 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Files New FOIA Request to Attorney General New request a response to Schuette’s office admitting he and staff used personal email to conduct state business LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan filed a new Freedom of Information Act request […]

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Progress Michigan Urges Gov. Snyder to Veto NRA-Backed Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 25, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Urges Gov. Snyder to Veto NRA-Backed Legislation Legislature should focus on other issues to move Michigan forward LANSING — Progress Michigan is urging Gov. Rick Snyder to veto gun lobby-backed legislation that passed out of the House today that would […]

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Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management Statement on the Plan of Adjustment

By Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management Federal Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes’ approval of the Plan of Adjustment is not in the best interests of Detroiters. The plan, submitted by emergency manager Kevyn Orr, supported by Mayor Duggan and Gov. Snyder, protects banks, gives away public resources, and has no method to revitalize the city. We object! […]