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 […]

Progress Michigan Announces Launch of ‘Tuesdays With Terri’

Progress Michigan Announces Launch of ‘Tuesdays With Terri’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  August 26, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Announces Launch of ‘Tuesdays With Terri’ Video series highlights Terri Lynn Land’s few unscripted performances  MICHIGAN — Today marks the launch of Progress Michigan’s “Tuesdays with Terri,” a video series that highlights Terri Lynn Land’s clear misunderstanding of […]

Yet Another Scandal Hits the Snyder Administration

Yet Another Scandal Hits the Snyder Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 21, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Yet Another Scandal Hits the Snyder Administration Gov. Snyder’s right-hand man involved in voting and taxation scandal MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released a statement today calling for an investigation into yet another developing scandal from the top levels of the Snyder administration. […]

Great Lakes Education Project Should Apologize for Racial Insensitivity

Great Lakes Education Project Should Apologize for Racial Insensitivity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 14, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Great Lakes Education Project Should Apologize for Racial Insensitivity Should endorse real civil rights battles in the state LANSING — Today the DeVos-funded Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) posted a picture to Twitter depicting George Wallace blocking a school door next to a picture […]

Statement from Progress Michigan on Governor Snyder Retaining State Contract with Aramark

Statement from Progress Michigan on Governor Snyder Retaining State Contract with Aramark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 8, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Statement from Progress Michigan on Governor Snyder Retaining State Contract with Aramark MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan issued the following statement on the news that the state would — once again — fine Aramark over prison food service violation and apply […]

Progress Michigan to Gov. Snyder: Make MSHDA Head Repay Lavish Expenses, Rid Administration of Cronyism

Progress Michigan to Gov. Snyder: Make MSHDA Head Repay Lavish Expenses, Rid Administration of Cronyism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 8, 2014 Progress Michigan to Gov. Snyder: Make MSHDA Head Repay Lavish Expenses, Rid Administration of Cronyism  Woosley must reimburse taxpayers before leaving post LANSING — According to MIRS News, Scott Woosley, the head of MSHDA, will be stepping down from his post amid controversy that he lived […]

Progress Michigan Calls on Gov. Snyder to Fire Head of MSHDA

Progress Michigan Calls on Gov. Snyder to Fire Head of MSHDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 7, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls on Gov. Snyder to Fire Head of MSHDA Free Press report details tens of thousands of dollars in waste and abuse by department head LANSING — A report from the Detroit Free Press today shows that Scott […]

Is Dave Agema the Face of the Michigan Republican Party?

Is Dave Agema the Face of the Michigan Republican Party?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 6, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Is Dave Agema the Face of the Michigan Republican Party? Right-Wing Extremists Continue to Find Comfort in Michigan GOP MICHIGAN — Right-wing extremists will represent the Michigan Republican Party on the November ballot after enjoying support from RNC Committeeman and possible Lt. Governor […]

Local Officials Demand Gov. Snyder End Aramark Prison Contract, Hold Company Accountable for Banned Employees

Local Officials Demand Gov. Snyder End Aramark Prison Contract, Hold Company Accountable for Banned Employees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  July 31, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Local Officials Demand Gov. Snyder End Aramark Prison Contract, Hold Company Accountable for Banned Employees County commissioners express concern over privatization given high-profile failure of prison contract MICHIGAN — Today, county commissioners from Ingham and Oakland County demanded that Governor […]

Autocam Doesn’t Want to Follow the Law, But Will Happily Take Tax Handouts

Autocam Doesn’t Want to Follow the Law, But Will Happily Take Tax Handouts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 11, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Autocam Doesn’t Want to Follow the Law, But Will Happily Take Tax Handouts Progress Michigan calls for lawmakers to take action to deny tax handouts to companies that fight basic health care coverage for female employees MICHIGAN — A manufacturing […]