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Flint One Year Later: Little Change for Residents, Activists Demand Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 5, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Flint One Year Later: Little Change for Residents, Activists Demand Action Years into the Flint Water Crisis, activists continue to see inaction from elected officials (NOTE: Letter to Snyder below) LANSING — It’s been one year since Gov. Rick Snyder […]

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Republican-led State Senate Bows to Snyder; Approves Heidi Grether Without a Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 30, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republican-led State Senate Bows to Snyder; Approves Heidi Grether Without a Vote Another example of Republican legislative leaders letting Snyder govern without checks on power LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan is blasting the Republican-led State Senate for failing to do […]

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Air Support: Airplane Banner Calls Out GOP Inaction in Flint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 30, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Air Support: Airplane Banner Calls Out GOP Inaction in Flint Progress Michigan banner will be at two college football games on Saturday LANSING — It’s not a bird, but it is a plane. And that plane has a message for […]

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Schuette Does DeVos Family Bidding with Ruling on Detroit Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 28, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Schuette Does DeVos Family Bidding with Ruling on Detroit Schools Republican AG does corporate donor bidding, lays groundwork for charter takeover DETROIT — By ruling that struggling Detroit Schools can be closed this year, Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette is […]

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Progress Michigan Launches Program to Highlight Legislative Action Putting Campaign Donors Ahead of Kids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 22, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Launches Program to Highlight Legislative Action Putting Campaign Donors Ahead of Kids Program to run in 11 districts across the state, includes cable & digital ads, mail, and canvassing MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan announced a program to […]

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Snyder: Election Season More Important Than Helping Flint Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 20, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder: Election Season More Important Than Helping Flint Families Despite enduring problems in #FlintWaterCrisis, MI Republicans have other priorities LANSING — According to a Tuesday report from MLive, Gov. Rick Snyder and Michigan’s legislative Republicans are more concerned about the election […]

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Progress Michigan Statement on Latest Steve Marino Revelations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 19, 2016 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Latest Steve Marino Revelations Call for 10 and 12 year olds to work is beyond reprehensible LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the release of recordings in which Steve Marino admitted to owning […]

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Trump Denigrates Pastor Who Asked Him to Talk About Flint Water Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 15, 2016 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Trump Denigrates Pastor Who Asked Him to Talk About Flint Water Crisis Deplorable statement both racist and misogynistic MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling attention to a deplorable statement made today by Republican standard bearer Donald Trump. Trump, on the […]

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Steve Marino: Sleazy Lobbyist or Opportunistic Liar?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 12, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Steve Marino: Sleazy Lobbyist or Opportunistic Liar? Even the Republican, wannabe lawmaker can’t tell the difference LANSING — A former lobbyist vying to be a state representative has been caught gossiping about alleged alcohol-fueled antics involving current and former high-ranking Michigan […]