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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 […]

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Does Trump Hush Money Reach Michigan AG?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 8, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Does Trump Hush Money Reach Michigan AG? Donation to Republican Attorneys General Association followed donation to Florida AG Pam Bondi  LANSING — Progress Michigan, a government watchdog and progressive advocacy group, is raising questions surrounding a 2014 contribution to the […]

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Oil and MDEQ Don’t Mix: Citizens Speak Out Against BP Lobbyist Appointment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan and Clean Water Action September 7, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Oil and MDEQ Don’t Mix: Citizens Speak Out Against BP Lobbyist Appointment Dozens of citizens from across the state rally in Lansing to speak out for accountability LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has tapped a former […]

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Report: Michigan Republicans Continue Trend of Defunding Higher Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 6, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Report: Michigan Republicans Continue Trend of Defunding Higher Education Students and families bear the brunt of increased tuition thanks to GOP budget cuts MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the latest report from the Michigan League for […]

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Bill Schuette Just Won’t Quit, But He Should

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 2, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Bill Schuette Just Won’t Quit, But He Should Schuette files yet another wasteful appeal on straight ticket voting option LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Attorney General Bill Schuette’s continued attempt to ignore the will of the people and […]

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Report: Trump’s Default Plan Could Sink MI Home Values $50K, Kill 96K Jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 19, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Report: Trump’s Default Plan Could Sink MI Home Values $50K, Kill 96K Jobs Donald Trump’s economic policies flirt with economic disaster MICHIGAN — A new study finds that Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump’s plan to default on the U.S. debt could cost Michiganders […]

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Snyder Spends 2x More On Legal Defense than State Workers with Charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  August 19, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Spends 2x More On Legal Defense than State Workers with Charges Snyder, despite no charges, spent more on himself than DEQ employees with charges MICHIGAN — Despite the fact that no official charges related to the Flint Water Crisis have […]