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Document: Top Snyder Adviser Warned About Deadly Legionnaires Outbreak in March 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 3, 2016 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Document: Top Snyder Adviser Warned About Deadly Legionnaires Outbreak in March 2015 Email to Harvey Hollins shows officials concerned about Flint River as source of drinking water 10 months before state went public LANSING — An email obtained by Progress […]

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Darnell Earley Must Tell Congress What He Knew and When He Knew It

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 2, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Darnell Earley Must Tell Congress What He Knew and When He Knew It While children deal with fallout of Flint Water Crisis, Earley seeks to hide truth LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley […]

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Document: Snyder Admin Trucked In Clean Water for State Building in January 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 28, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Document: Snyder Admin Trucked In Clean Water for State Building in January 2015 Latest revelation shows unequal treatment in Flint Water Crisis LANSING — The Snyder administration quietly trucked in water to state buildings in January of 2015 – ten […]

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Snyder Taps Scandal-Plagued Lackey to Advise in Flint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 26, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Taps Scandal-Plagued Lackey to Advise in Flint  MICHIGAN — It was recently reported that Gov. Rick Snyder had tapped Rich Baird, one of his scandal-plagued advisors, to coordinate the state efforts in Flint. On Monday, it was announced the state […]

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Flint Emails Sought Under Common Law Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 26, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Flint Emails Sought Under Common Law Rights FOIA laws so broken in Michigan, watchdog group tries a new route to transparency  MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan sent a Public Records Request to Gov. Rick Snyder’s office requesting all documents related […]

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Documents: Snyder Chief of Staff Met with Flint Residents About Lead in August

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 21, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Documents: Snyder Chief of Staff Met with Flint Residents About Lead in August No mention of August meeting in Snyder’s emails or SOTS timeline; all emails must be released LANSING — Documents obtained by Progress Michigan, a government watchdog group, […]

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Snyder Cherry Picks Flint Water Crisis Emails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 20, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Cherry Picks Flint Water Crisis Emails Governor admits he’s going to only release select emails from his office MICHIGAN — During his State of the State address on Tuesday night, Gov. Rick Snyder said he would release emails from […]

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Progress Michigan Sends Governor Snyder Official Request for Flint Documents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  January 19, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574 Progress Michigan Sends Governor Snyder Official Request for Flint Documents FOIA Request gives Gov. Snyder a chance to waive FOIA exemption LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan sent a FOIA request directly to Governor Rick Snyder urging him to waive his executive […]

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Schuette Last to Do Anything About Flint Water Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 15, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Schuette Last to Do Anything About Flint Water Crisis Attorney General waited over a year and half to investigate  MICHIGAN — The water crisis in Flint has been raging since the switch first happened in April 2014, and now, nearly two […]

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Total Control; Complete Chaos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  January 14, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Total Control; Complete Chaos Michigan ranked worst state in Midwest after five years of total GOP control LANSING — A new report released by POLITICO ranks Michigan 34th in the United States – the worst ranking of all Midwestern states. […]