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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.

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    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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Fossil Fred Upton Invites Disaster

What happened to Rep. Fred Upton? Fred used to have reasonable ideas about climate disruption and potential solutions, that is, he accepted the reams of scientific data proving the disruptive nature of carbon emissions. Fred backed the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 and supported the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. Fossil Fred […]

Stay Classy, Paul Scott

Stay Classy, Paul Scott

Normally, I try to stay away from judging other people’s decisions. But when they use their money and position to attempt to cement their judgment of other’s decisions and actions into binding legislation, I think they’re fair game. Enter state Rep. Paul Scott, who has called himself the Tiger Woods of the GOP. Turns out […]

Public employees, not public enemies

Public employees, not public enemies

Michigan’s budget is in crisis, and it’s going to take sacrifice, ideas and innovation to fix the deficit. But that means everyone must sacrifice, everyone must bring ideas to the table, and everyone must be willing to craft innovative solutions for a decade-long problem. Gov. Rick Snyder’s recent report titled “Citizen’s Guide to Michigan’s Financial […]

The Price is Wrong, Wayne

The Price is Wrong, Wayne

I love grocery shopping. I love “The Price Is Right.” But unlike, say, peanut butter and chocolate, combining two things I love rarely works out. (The pumpkin + polenta tasted, my daughter said, “just a tiny bit like puke.”) Back on track: I don’t want to play “The Price Is Right” when I’m doing my […]