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Investigation of Gravel Lobby Influence Shows Need to Rein in Lobbying

Investigation of Gravel Lobby Influence Shows Need to Rein in Lobbying

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from the Coalition to Close Lansing Loopholes October 18, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Investigation of Gravel Lobby Influence Shows Need to Rein in Lobbying $100,000 MDOT study was pushed by gravel industry, wasted taxpayer money MICHIGAN — An investigation by the Office of Auditor General found that a […]

skorup coercion tweet

If It’s Coerced, It’s NOT Consensual

  “There is a big difference between ‘coerced’ and forced.’” -Mackinac Center for Public Policy employee Jarrett Skorup, responding to an article about women being coerced into sex while completely missing the point and invalidating the sexual trauma of women across the country. This response is pretty gross, and it reflects a broader problem with […]

It’s About More Than A Flag

It’s About More Than A Flag

  Last week, Rep. Lynn Afendoulis of Grand Rapids introduced a bill that, frankly, is insulting to the LGTBQ+ community and its allies. The bill would make flying any flag above government buildings besides the state flag, governor’s flag, and the American flag against the law. Bills like Afendoulis’s are not just wrong – they’re […]