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Michigan Republicans Choose Their Donors Over Detroit Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  June 9, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Michigan Republicans Choose Their Donors Over Detroit Children Detroit Public Schools package creates more problems for students; protects bad charter operators LANSING — Tonight, the House and Senate Republicans sent a bill to Governor Snyder’s desk that fails to address […]

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Bathroom Policing Bill Filed in House by Republicans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 3, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Bathroom Policing Bill Dropped in House by Republicans Bill is latest attempt by MIGOP to discriminate against transgender people LANSING — Michigan House Republicans have introduced a bathroom-policing bill that discriminates against transgender people and stokes fear and ignorance in our […]

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Bathroom Policing Bill Dropped in House by Republicans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 3, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Bathroom Policing Bill Dropped in House by Republicans Bill is latest attempt by MIGOP to discriminate against transgender people LANSING — Michigan House Republicans have introduced a bathroom-policing bill that discriminates against transgender people and stokes fear and ignorance in our […]

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House Republicans Push For-Profit Charter Agenda on Detroit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 2, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org House Republicans Push For-Profit Charter Agenda on Detroit House GOP concerned about for profit charters, not helping DPS and students MICHIGAN — House Republicans have passed a package of bills that only serves the for-profit charter school industry and is a direct […]

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Bill Schuette Backs Trump and His Racist Policies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 2, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Bill Schuette Backs Trump and His Racist Policies Michigan’s right-wing attorney general sides with right-wing presidential candidate MICHIGAN — Attorney General Bill Schuette has officially announced he plans to support Donald Trump for president. With the announcement, Schuette joins a growing […]

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Bill Schuette Crusading Against Transgender Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 27, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Bill Schuette Crusading Against Transgender Students Letter to Obama Administration latest attempt by AG to stymie progress  MICHIGAN — Attorney General Bill Schuette has officially begun his campaign against transgender students and the Obama Administration’s attempt to recognize their rights as […]

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Progress Michigan Blasts Casperson’s Gender Discrimination Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 25, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Blasts Casperson’s Gender Discrimination Bill Bill would force transgender students to out themselves, open them up to bullying MICHIGAN — Michigan Republican State Senator — and U.S. Congressional hopeful — Tom Casperson has introduced a gender discrimination bill that stokes […]

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Lt. Gov. Calley Announces Support for Trump

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 16, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Lt. Gov. Calley Announces Support for Trump LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley announcing his support for the presumptive GOP nominee for president, Donald Trump. Calley said supporting Trump was “not a tough choice” on […]

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Progress Michigan Predicted Privatized Prison Food Problems Would Persist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 11, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Predicted Privatized Prison Food Problems Would Persist The vendor is not the problem, it’s Gov. Snyder’s governing philosophy of outsourcing MICHIGAN — As predicted in a report released by Progress Michigan back in August, problems with privatized food […]

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Snyder, EMs Get Pass From GOP-Led Flint Water Legislative Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 10, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder, EMs Get Pass From GOP-Led Flint Water Legislative Committee Why were Gov. Snyder and former Flint emergency managers not called to testify? LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan blasted the Joint Select Flint Water Public Health Emergency Committee for failing […]