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Progress Michigan Statement on Upton Flip-Flop on Trumpcare Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 3, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Upton Flip-Flop on Trumpcare Bill Upton switches position, caves to pressure from Trump LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Congressman Fred Upton’s flip-flop on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. “Fred Upton […]

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Progress Michigan Names Representative Erika Geiss ‘Legislator of the Month’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 1, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Names Representative Erika Geiss ‘Legislator of the Month’ Geiss awarded for her work on equal pay legislation and commitment to earned paid sick time LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan named Representative Erika Geiss as its Legislator of the […]

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Bill Schuette Chooses Corporate Donor Betsy DeVos over Student Loan Borrowers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 25, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Bill Schuette Chooses Corporate Donor Betsy DeVos over Student Loan Borrowers Attorneys General across the country send letter opposing the repeal of consumer protections for borrowers LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling out Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette for failing […]

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The Flint Water Crisis: Three Years Too Long

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 25, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org The Flint Water Crisis: Three Years Too Long Republican elected officials have done little to help residents, solve problem MICHIGAN — Today marks the three-year anniversary of the switch to the Flint River as a water source, which was part […]

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Brian Calley Works for Corporations, Not the People

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 24, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Brian Calley Works for Corporations, Not the People LG teases gubernatorial run despite record of hurting working families LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding reports that Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is gearing up for a gubernatorial run. […]

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Lawsuit Filed Over AG Bill Schuette’s Use of Private Emails for State Business

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 11, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Lawsuit Filed Over AG Bill Schuette’s Use of Private Emails for State Business Transparency and accountability are paramount to a healthy democracy LANSING — Progress Michigan has filed a lawsuit in the Michigan Court of Claims regarding the use of personal […]

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Representative Jeremy Moss named ‘Legislator of the Month’ by Progress Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 4, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Representative Jeremy Moss named ‘Legislator of the Month’ by Progress Michigan Moss awarded for leading the fight for transparency and accountability in government LANSING — Progress Michigan named Representative Jeremy Moss the Legislator of the Month for March. Representative Moss […]

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Calling Their Bluff: Progress Michigan Announces Way House Republicans Can Implement FOIA Changes Without Senate Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 29, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Calling Their Bluff: Progress Michigan Announces Way House Republicans Can Implement FOIA Changes Without Senate Vote House can lead by example by changing rules to follow FOIA package that passed unanimously LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on the Michigan […]

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Republican Plan to Take Away Healthcare, Give Tax Giveaways to Wealthy Fails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 24, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republican Plan to Take Away Healthcare, Give Tax Giveaways to Wealthy Fails Unprecedented action by citizens defeats bad bill LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump’s failure to push the Republican healthcare […]

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House FOIA Changes A Step in Right Direction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 16, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org House FOIA Changes A Step in Right Direction More needs to be done to correct Michigan’s abysmal record on transparency  LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan said the passage of a bill package in the Michigan House expanding the Freedom of Information […]