Bungled Flint Investigation by Schuette Gets Reset

Bungled Flint Investigation by Schuette Gets Reset

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 13, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-9016-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Nayyirah Shariff, 810-493-5946, nayyirah@flintrising.com Bungled Flint Investigation by Schuette Gets Reset Nessel’s Flint team announced today they were dropping criminal charges, starting from scratch MICHIGAN — Flint Rising and Progress Michigan released the following statements regarding the news that criminal […]

An Open Letter to Gov. Whitmer Regarding the MPSC

An Open Letter to Gov. Whitmer Regarding the MPSC

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Multiple Organizations June 13, 2019 Contact: Tim Minotas, tim.minotas@sierraclub.org, (248) 961-9610 An Open Letter to Gov. Whitmer Regarding the MPSC Nearly two dozen groups sign letter urging Whitmer to appoint environmental champion to MPSC MICHIGAN — The following is an open letter from the undersigned organizations to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. […]

Reports Show Desperate Need for Lobbying Reform

Reports Show Desperate Need for Lobbying Reform

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 6, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Reports Show Desperate Need for Lobbying Reform News stories detailing lobbyist and ex-lawmaker’s meddling in governmental affairs put Michigan’s weak lobbying, disclosure laws on display MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling attention to Michigan’s abysmal lobbying and financial disclosure […]

Elected Officials Announce Amendment of Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act

Elected Officials Announce Amendment of Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 4, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Elected Officials Announce Amendment of Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act New Amendment will include protections for LGBTQ+ community LANSING – Today Senator Jeremy Moss and Representative Jon Hoadley have announced they are introducing new legislation that will amend the Elliott-Larsen Civil […]

We Told You So: Prison Kitchen Issues Plummet Post-Privatization Failure

We Told You So: Prison Kitchen Issues Plummet Post-Privatization Failure

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 23, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org We Told You So: Prison Kitchen Issues Plummet Post-Privatization Failure Detroit Free Press reports significant improvements under public employees LANSING — Progress Michigan is drawing attention today to a report by the Detroit Free Press showing that return of food services to […]

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Progress Michigan Calls for Immediate Investigation into Inman Bribery Scandal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 15, 2019 Progress Michigan Calls for Immediate Investigation into Inman Bribery Scandal Inman text indicates other representatives were willing to sell their vote for campaign contributions LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on House Speaker Lee Chatfield and Senate Leader Mike Shirkey to launch investigations into the Larry […]

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Progress Michigan Statement on Indictment of Representative Larry Inman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 15, 2019 Progress Michigan Statement on Indictment of Representative Larry Inman The need to apply FOIA to the Legislature and have major lobbying reform never more pressing LANSING — Progress Michigan issued the following statement on the indictment of Representative Larry Inman for attempted extortion, bribery and […]

Republican Abortion Ban is an Attack on Healthcare

Republican Abortion Ban is an Attack on Healthcare

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 14, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republican Abortion Ban is an Attack on Healthcare Senate votes, House expected to ban abortion procedure, Whitmer vows to veto LANSING — Michigan Republicans today continued their radical crusade against safe, legal abortion in Michigan by passing legislation that would […]

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Senator Mallory McMorrow Legislator of the Month for April

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 2, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Names Senator Mallory McMorrow Legislator of the Month for April McMorrow named for introducing bill to ban conversion therapy in Michigan LANSING — Progress Michigan has named Senator Mallory McMorrow its Legislator of the Month for April. McMorrow […]

Whitmer Takes Aim at Discriminatory Car Insurance Practices

Whitmer Takes Aim at Discriminatory Car Insurance Practices

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 1, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Whitmer Takes Aim at Discriminatory Car Insurance Practices Executive order pushes state department to investigate high auto insurance rate causes MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan lauded a decision by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to sign an executive order asking the Department […]