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RESPONSE TO REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: Branding and Communications for Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

RESPONSE TO REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Branding and Communications for Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Upon hearing that four days after the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) admitted fault in the Flint Water Crisis, the department was requesting proposals for a branding and marketing plan, Progress Michigan offered the following response to the RFP. The […]

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Rick Jones: Beyoncé Quoter

Senator Rick Jones appropriated the words of Queen Bey last week when he proposed taking away health insurance benefits for couples that live together but aren’t married. Currently, the law says that unmarried people are allowed to apply for state benefits just like married couples are, as long as they live together. Sen. Jones was […]


The Cost Effectiveness of Paid Sick Leave

By Sean Tobin There is an effort underway to ensure everyone has the ability to earn paid sick days. Unpredictability in life shouldn’t force people to choose between their health, their families and their economic well-being. In keeping with the market-driven culture we have created for businesses, we assume unpredictability is not desired. This initiative […]

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Toxic Ignorance

Three consecutive headlines caught my eye this morning in a way that could only be ignored by the likes of Gov. Rick Snyder, who routinely ignores problems created by his administration until it’s too late. MLive: Elevated lead found in more Flint kids after water switch, study finds MLive: State says data shows no link […]