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Schuette Uses Public Funds to Stack Office with Political Allies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Shady Schuette December 15, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Schuette Uses Public Funds to Stack Office with Political Allies AG is using his office for political gain, rather than protecting the people MICHIGAN — Attorney General Bill Schuette is loading up his public office with political allies who are clearly […]

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Progress Michigan Names Representative Kristy Pagan Legislator of the Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan December 12, 2017 Contact: Hugh Madden,734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Names Representative Kristy Pagan Legislator of the Month Pagan named for her work to hold charter schools and for-profit management companies to the same standards as all schools LANSING — Progress Michigan has named Representative Kristy Pagan ‘Legislator of the Month’ […]

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Snyder Again Turns His Back on a Community of Color

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan December 8, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Governor Snyder Once Again Turns His Back on a Community of Color Delaying special election another assault on democratic representation LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the decision by Governor Snyder to delay a special election in […]

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Progress Michigan to Schuette: Learn from Mueller

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan December 1, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan to Schuette: Learn from Mueller LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the plea deal by former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn as part of the Trump/Russia probe. The statement should be attributed to Lonnie Scott, […]

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Did Lt. Governor Calley Accuse Bill Schuette of Misconduct in Office?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 30, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Did Lt. Governor Calley Accuse Bill Schuette of Misconduct in Office? Calley must clarify what he meant when he said Flint charges were political LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on Lt. Governor Brian Calley to clarify his statement regarding […]

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Progress Michigan Calls for Congressman John Conyers to Resign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  November 30, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls for Congressman John Conyers to Resign Evidence of sexual harassment and abuse of power of his office leaves Conyers with no other choice LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling for the resignation of Congressman John Conyers in light […]

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Calley Joins the Fray of Corporate-Loving GOP Gubernatorial Hopefuls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 28, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Calley Joins the Fray of Corporate-Loving GOP Gubernatorial Hopefuls  MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley’s announcement that he’s running for governor. “The crew of corporate-loving, DeVos-backed Republicans vying to be Michigan’s governor continues to […]

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What is Midland Public Schools Hiding?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 17, 2017 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org What is Midland Public Schools Hiding? Progress MI has endured high FOIA costs, delays in trying to access public information  MICHIGAN — After months of dialog and thousands of dollars in fees, Midland Public Schools continues to stymie Progress Michigan’s access to […]

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Bill Schuette Endorsed by Rock Star With Sordid History

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 15, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot,  616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Bill Schuette Endorsed by Rock Star With Sordid History Accepting endorsement of Nugent puts Schuette firmly in the Roy Moore wing of the Republican Party MICHIGAN — Attorney General Bill Schuette is lauding the endorsement of controversial rocker Ted Nugent, showing […]

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Raquel Castañeda-López Named Legislator of the Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 15, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Raquel Castañeda-López Named Legislator of the Month Castañeda-López named for protecting children from pet coke pollution LANSING — Progress Michigan has named Detroit City Council member Raquel Castañeda-López its Legislator of the Month for October. Castañeda-López worked tirelessly to pass a pet coke ordinance to protect the […]