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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. […]

Research Fellow: Progress Michigan

Research Fellow: Progress Michigan

  Progress Michigan’s mission is to provide a strong credible voice that holds public officials and government accountable, assists in the promotion of progressive ideas and uses cutting-edge digital media strategies to creatively build grassroots support for progressive issues. We’re a marketing department for progressive ideas – a campaign that never stops. We’re looking for […]

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 […]

You’re Killing Me, Shirkey

You’re Killing Me, Shirkey

  “Transparency hawk” is a pretty cool title—like a superhero name, but for an elected official who goes above and beyond the call of duty in the fight to ensure our government is truly accountable to the people. Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, despite using that term to describe himself…does not do that. In fact, […]