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  • Who we are

    Progress Michigan is a first-of-its-kind organization. Our mission is to provide a strong credible voice that holds public officials and government accountable and assists in the promotion of progressive ideas.

  • What we do

    Progress Michigan works as a communications team and media hub for the entire progressive community. We're a marketing department for progressive ideas - a campaign that never stops.

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Raise My Taxes — Please!

Watching the budget negotiations unravel these past few weeks, monitoring the chatter of progressives stupefied by the behavior of our elected officials, and wondering why in the world our Democratic majority is behaving like a minority, it occurred to me: They’re afraid. Lawmakers, let me assuage your fears. Do not be afraid to raise my taxes. In […]

Granholm: Budget Fails to Protect Michigan Citizens

Governor Granholm held a press conference at 3:00 PM EST on the passage of last night’s budget. Granholm stressed the fact that the Michigan legislature did the bare minimum by meeting constitutional requirements that require a balanced budget: But Michigan’s future demands more. Michigan’s future demands a budget that helps us diversify our economy to […]

Well Hello There

Beginning this week, you’ll start seeing my name in your inbox, attached to Progress Michigan emails. That’s because I’ve joined the fabulous team here at Progress Michigan as a Communications Specialist. Who am I? I’m a lot of things: poet, mother, reporter, dog whisperer, amateur Iron Chef, rabid Tigers fan and activist. My special skills […]

Back to School

Summer is almost over, and all around Michigan high school students are buying their notebooks, binders, and #2 pencils in preparation for the start of classes. Many have already applied to college, been accepted, and are now worrying about how they’re going to pay for it. This time of year always reminds me of the […]

Sifting through the Noise

If you only watched the 6 o’clock news you would be left with the impression that the debate surrounding health care insurance reform taking place across America isn’t really a debate at all, but rather a shouting match. Even Michigan’s Senate Majority Leader, Mike Bishop, welcomes these "angry mobs." What has been lost in all […]

Clean Energy Alternatives in Michigan

The Clean Energy Jobs Rally was a resounding success! Thanks to all of you who came out to show your support for Michigan’s clean energy future. There was great music and exceptional speakers throughout the day; the sun was shining AND powering the media tent, so many of you could take action by emailing Governor […]