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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 […]

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PM to Michigan Republicans: Do You Stand With Trump?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  May 4, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org PM to Michigan Republicans: Do You Stand With Trump? Trump is now the standard bearer of the GOP; do MI elected officials support him?  MICHIGAN — Donald Trump is now the sole Republican candidate for the presidential election and Progress […]

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Criminal Charges Filed Against State, City Employees Over Flint Water Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  April 20, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Criminal Charges Filed Against State, City Employees Over Flint Water Crisis Snyder narrative that feds to blame for crisis blown wide open with charges MICHIGAN — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette will announce criminal charges related to the Flint Water […]

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House Appropriations Strips Ed Board of Funding Over LGBT Guidelines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 19, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org House Appropriations Strips Ed Board of Funding Over LGBT Guidelines Retaliatory move punishes board’s efforts to protect LGBT students LANSING — The GOP-controlled House Appropriations Committee voted today to strip funding away from the State Board of Education in retaliation […]

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Ruth Johnson Sides with Rick Snyder over Taxpayers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 6, 2016 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Ruth Johnson Sides with Rick Snyder over Taxpayers Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Rejects Progress Michigan Complaint Regarding Snyder’s Legal Defense LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan was informed that Secretary of State Ruth Johnson rejected their complaint regarding Rick Snyder’s […]

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Anti-LGBTQ Bill Seeks to Move Michigan Away from Equality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 29, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Anti-LGBTQ Bill Seeks to Move Michigan Away from Equality LANSING – As the rest of the nation moves forward to fully recognize the rights of the LGBTQ community, at least one elected leader in Michigan wants to turn back the […]