Progress Michigan Challenges MDOC FOIA Redactions in Court

Progress Michigan Challenges MDOC FOIA Redactions in Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 18, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Challenges MDOC FOIA Redactions in Court Watchdog group asserts that information was improperly withheld from release  LANSING — On Thursday morning, public watchdog group Progress Michigan filed a lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Corrections, alleging that the […]

Progress Michigan Releases Over 100 Pages of Administrative Communications

Progress Michigan Releases Over 100 Pages of Administrative Communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 15, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Releases Over 100 Pages of Administrative Communications Release is part of larger effort to hold executive office accountable LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan released over 100 pages of email communications between Gov. Rick Snyder’s Chief of Staff Dennis […]

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Progress Michigan Demands that Snyder Admin Resends FOIA without Redactions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 12, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Demands that Snyder Admin Resends FOIA without Redactions MDOC redactions clearly based on politics, not FOIA law MICHIGAN — In light of recent news that a redaction within a series of emails between Gov. Snyder’s chief of staff and the head of […]

Progress Michigan FOIA Reveals Aramark Scandal Reaches Top Levels of Snyder Administration

Progress Michigan FOIA Reveals Aramark Scandal Reaches Top Levels of Snyder Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 11, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan FOIA Reveals Aramark Scandal Reaches Top Levels of Snyder Administration MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan released a document that was obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request that shows the top levels of Snyder’s administration pulling strings […]

Progress Michigan Calls for Gov. Snyder to Weigh in on Elliott-Larsen

Progress Michigan Calls for Gov. Snyder to Weigh in on Elliott-Larsen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 10, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls for Gov. Snyder to Weigh in on Elliott-Larsen LANSING — It’s official: The Michigan Legislature has began discussing amendments to the Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. Today, Progress Michigan called on Gov. […]

Progress Michigan Statement on Rick Snyder’s Failed Environmental Record

Progress Michigan Statement on Rick Snyder’s Failed Environmental Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 9, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Rick Snyder’s Failed Environmental Record Once again, Rick Snyder puts the interests of corporations before Michiganders LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Clean Water Action’s release of Governor Rick Snyder’s first term scorecard. “This […]

Progress Michigan Calls for Gov. Snyder to Fire Richard Baird

Progress Michigan Calls for Gov. Snyder to Fire Richard Baird

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  September 9, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls for Gov. Snyder to Fire Richard Baird LANSING — In light of recent reports that Gov. Rick Snyder’s right-hand man, Richard Baird, continues to threaten a select group of women that criticized his unwarranted tax breaks, Progress Michigan […]

Snyder Dodges Accountability During Michigan Radio Program

Snyder Dodges Accountability During Michigan Radio Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  September 5, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Dodges Accountability During Michigan Radio Program The governor tried to rewrite his record, blamed others for problems, showed no leadership MICHIGAN — Governor Rick Snyder was on Michigan Public Radio’s Q&A program, Michigan Calling, this morning, where he dodged […]

Progress Michigan Releases Second ‘Tuesdays With Terri’ Video

Progress Michigan Releases Second ‘Tuesdays With Terri’ Video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 2, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Releases Second ‘Tuesdays With Terri’ Video Video highlights Land’s disastrous performance at the Mackinac Policy Conference MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan released the second video in a series titled “Tuesdays with Terri”, highlighting her odd appearance in front […]

Lawmakers Once Again Attack Michiganders’ Right to Vote

Lawmakers Once Again Attack Michiganders’ Right to Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 27, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Lawmakers Once Again Attack Michiganders’ Right to Vote Wolf hunt vote is another example of the GOP legislature’s attack on democracy LANSING — Today lawmakers in Lansing once again attacked Michiganders’ right to vote by approving legislation that authorizes a wolf hunt in […]