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SOS Awards Election Security Bid to Ex-GOP Official with Questionable Track Record

SOS Awards Election Security Bid to Ex-GOP Official with Questionable Track Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 17, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, [email protected] SOS Awards Election Security Bid to Ex-GOP Official with Questionable Track Record Secretary of State Ruth Johnson awarded the contract to lowest bidder, former GOP official LANSING — According to MIRS News, Michigan officials awarded an election security contract to a group that […]

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Swastika in John James Ad Draws Questions from Watchdog Organization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 15, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Swastika in John James Ad Draws Questions from Watchdog Organization Lazy oversight or hidden message? LANSING — It’s been discovered that U.S. Senate candidate John James’ latest ad features a swastika prominently displayed on a school bulletin board. Progress Michigan is calling attention to […]

Video Shows Young Bill Schuette Making Sexual Comments to Female Reporter

Video Shows Young Bill Schuette Making Sexual Comments to Female Reporter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 11, 2018 Contact: Lonnie Scott, [email protected] Video Shows Young Bill Schuette Making Sexual Comments to Female Reporter “Some things I may not let you run the camera on” MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling attention to a video clip released by American Bridge that reportedly shows a young Bill Schuette making […]

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Representative Henry Yanez Named Progress Michigan ‘Legislator of the Month’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 11, 2018 Representative Henry Yanez Named Progress Michigan ‘Legislator of the Month’ Yanez recognized for work to expand Lisa’s Law; work on education for first responder families LANSING — Progress Michigan named Representative Henry Yanez ‘Legislator of the Month’ for September. Yanez was recognized for working to ensure families […]

Schuette Trying to Dodge Accountability on UIA Case

Schuette Trying to Dodge Accountability on UIA Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 9, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Schuette Trying to Dodge Accountability on UIA Case Schuette aggressively prosecuted innocent families, refused to settle LANSING — Attorney General Bill Schuette is trying to distance himself from the Unemployment Insurance Fraud case that will be heard before the Michigan Supreme Court. […]

Michigan Lawmakers Partner with ALEC to Urge Kavanaugh Nomination

Michigan Lawmakers Partner with ALEC to Urge Kavanaugh Nomination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 26, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Michigan Lawmakers Partner with ALEC to Urge Kavanaugh Nomination LANSING — A handful of Michigan elected officials have signed onto a letter written by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a corporate bill mill that pushes right-wing legislation through state legislatures, […]

Petition Calling for GP Shores Councilman to Resign Gets 2x More Signatures Than His Election Total

Petition Calling for GP Shores Councilman to Resign Gets 2x More Signatures Than His Election Total

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 25, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Michiganders are speaking out against misogyny and standing up for survivors MICHIGAN — An online petition calling for Grosse Pointe Shores Councilman Matt Seely to resign in light of his offensive social media posts has received 736 signatures, Progress Michigan […]

Does Schuette Super PAC Shakeup Show Campaign on the Ropes?

Does Schuette Super PAC Shakeup Show Campaign on the Ropes?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 20, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Does Schuette Super PAC Shakeup Show Campaign on the Ropes? Has the DeVos family money dried up or been pulled back? LANSING — Today in a tweet, Crain’s Business Detroit reporter Chad Livengood reported that Bill Schuette’s gubernatorial campaign has poached […]