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Progress Michigan Calls for Investigation of Scabies Outbreak at Women’s Prison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 18, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls for Investigation of Scabies Outbreak at Women’s Prison Another privatized public service at the center of problems in Michigan’s prison MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling for an investigation into an out-of-state medical service provider contracted by the […]

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Progress Michigan Statement on the Resignation of John Engler

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 16, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on the Resignation of John Engler LANSING – Progress Michigan has released the following statement regarding the official resignation of former governor John Engler as interim president at Michigan State University. “Good riddance. It’s too bad Michigan had […]

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Progress Michigan Names Legislators of the Month for Last Months of 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 9, 2019 Progress Michigan Names Legislators of the Month for Last Months of 2018 Pagan, Camilleri and Hoadley showed leadership to end last session, set example for new session  LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan named the Legislators of the Month for October, November and December of 2018. […]

Records Show Majority of Senators Back FOIA Reform

Records Show Majority of Senators Back FOIA Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 9, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Records Show Majority of Senators Back FOIA Reform 22 of the Senate’s 38 senators have backed opening legislature to FOIA LANSING — A majority of the Michigan Senate have supported opening up the legislature to the Freedom of Information Act […]

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Whitmer Sends Strong Message with Equal Pay EO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 8, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Whitmer Sends Strong Message with Equal Pay EO Yet another progressive executive order from Gov. Whitmer charts Michigan on right path LANSING — Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed an executive order aimed at ensuring equal pay for equal work for […]

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Progress Michigan Applauds Gov. Whitmer’s Move for LGBTQ Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 7, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Applauds Gov. Whitmer’s Move for LGBTQ Protections Executive Order is a good first step toward true equality for all LANSING – Today, Progress Michigan praised Governor Gretchen Whitmer for taking real steps toward true equality for all of […]

Whitmer Does Right on Ethics, Transparency

Whitmer Does Right on Ethics, Transparency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 3, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Whitmer Does Right on Ethics, Transparency Day 2 of governorship brings much needed ethics reform to Michigan LANSING — Progress Michigan is applauding Governor Gretchen Whitmer for banning the use of private emails and campaign activities on public time. “This is a […]

Progress Michigan Unveils the Official Unofficial Rick Snyder Gubernatorial Portrait

Progress Michigan Unveils the Official Unofficial Rick Snyder Gubernatorial Portrait

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  December 19, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Unveils the Official Unofficial Rick Snyder Gubernatorial Portrait The People’s Portrait is an accurate description of the failed Snyder years LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan unveiled the unofficial official Rick Snyder gubernatorial portrait. The framed artwork was displayed […]

Schuette’s Term as AG: Just a Right-Wing Crusader

Schuette’s Term as AG: Just a Right-Wing Crusader

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  December 17, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Schuette’s Term as AG: Just a Right-Wing Crusader Working families, LGBTQ community, our environment, were targets of Schuette’s shady agenda  LANSING — Today, Michigan’s outgoing attorney general, Bill Schuette, held an end of term press conference. In response, Progress Michigan is releasing […]