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Treasury Requests $52K to Fulfill Progress Michigan FOIA Request

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 9, 2015 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Treasury Requests $52K to Fulfill Progress Michigan FOIA Request Public information given for free by other departments comes with huge price tag  LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on the Snyder administration to waive onerous fees related to a Freedom of Information […]

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Gamrat Race for the RNC

Some scary news out of the Lansing bubble today: State Rep. Cindy Gamrat — a Dave Agema acolyte — announced she wants to join Agema as one of two Republican National Committee delegates representing Michigan The news broke today with little fanfare or news coverage, apart from some social media. State Rep. @CindyGamrat announces today […]

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Aramark’s Recipe for Disaster

By Matthew Kovac Just days after news broke that food vendor Aramark fed rodent-eaten cake to Michigan prisoners, newly released emails offer further proof that the company’s health and safety violations are rampant in the state prison system. Last October, Aramark staff at Saginaw Correctional Facility threw away food before realizing there were more inmates […]

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ALEC Threw a Party and Nobody Came

The American Legislative Exchange Council, commonly known as ALEC, appears to be facing some membership issues here in Michigan. We managed to get our hands on some ALEC documents, which proved to be an interesting insight into how the right-wing organization views the Great Lakes State and the type of vision they have for our state. […]