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    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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We’re back

Finally, we’re back. You may not have noticed it, but our national hosting provider had a major meltdown and our website – along with the websites of every organization they hosted – was stuck in something of a twilight zone. Our website was up, but we couldn’t update it and a lot of the links […]


No Means No

This week Rep. Joel Johnson (R-Clare) introduced HB 4187, which requires all women to perform a “diagnostic ultrasound examination of the fetus at least two hours before an abortion is performed,” to provide “the most visibly clear image of the gross anatomical development of the fetus and the most audible fetal heartbeat.” Many – including […]


Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks

The following blog is a guest piece from Michael Anderson, who is currently an intern at Progress Michigan. Today marks the 100th birthday of Rosa Parks, a woman that was a hero for the civil rights movement and a voice for the oppressed.  Parks had long been a civil rights activist but one action not only cemented […]


Freedom from Gun Violence

The following blog is a guest piece from Michael Anderson, who is currently an intern at Progress Michigan. Senate Bill 63, the “Michigan Firearms Freedom Act” passed the Senate Judiciary Committee last Wednesday. The bill would prohibit federal regulation of firearms manufactured and kept in the state of Michigan. It was sponsored by Sen. Phil Pavlov […]


Dan Benishek is a hypocrite

Dan Benishek is just the worst kind of person. He’s a hypocrite. After last month’s fiscal cliff negotiations (and after promising end-of-session Hurricane Sandy relief to Gov. Chris Christie and Gov. Andrew Cuomo), House Republicans promptly tabled the matter, choosing to go home instead. The outrage that followed, to put it simply, forced House Republicans […]