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Progress Michigan on Changes to Environmental Executive Order

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan   Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan on Changes to Environmental Executive Order   MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new executive order protecting drinking water and restructuring the state’s environmental agency to better serve the people: “Michigan needs to take protecting […]

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Progress Michigan Calls Out Senate GOP for Voting Against Clean Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 14, 2019 Progress Michigan Calls Out Senate GOP for Voting Against Clean Water Republicans put corporate interests over our health LANSING – Progress Michigan released the following statement on the Senate Republicans’ vote to overrule Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s efforts to create a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable […]

New Call for Second Look at GOP Effort to Gut Earned Paid Sick Time

New Call for Second Look at GOP Effort to Gut Earned Paid Sick Time

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 13, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org  New Call for Second Look at GOP Effort to Gut Earned Paid Sick Time Sen. Chang asks Dana Nessel to look into constitutionality of ‘adopt and amend’ MICHIGAN — State Senator Stephanie Chang is asking Attorney General Dana Nessel to issue […]

Progress Michigan on Gov. Whitmer’s SOTS

Progress Michigan on Gov. Whitmer’s SOTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 12, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan on Gov. Whitmer’s SOTS Governor takes strong stances on education, fixing the damn roads and transparency MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s first State of the State address: “Gov. Whitmer showed real […]

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Lonnie Scott on the Passing of John Dingell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 7, 2019 Lonnie Scott on the Passing of John Dingell Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan Executive Director Lonnie Scott released the following statement on the passing of the Honorable John Dingell. “John Dingell has long been one of my political role models from the time I was old […]

Senate Should Stand with Whitmer’s Effort to Clean Up Water

Senate Should Stand with Whitmer’s Effort to Clean Up Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 7, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Senate Should Stand with Whitmer’s Effort to Clean Up Water Whitmer’s executive order addressed environmental crises facing MI MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling on the Michigan Senate to reject the corporate lobbyist-backed effort to undermine Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order […]

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RELEASE: Progress Michigan Names Representative Kara Hope Legislator of the Month for January

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 5, 2019 Progress Michigan Names Representative Kara Hope Legislator of the Month for January Hope named for efforts to make government more accountable, help keep Michigan clean LANSING — Progress Michigan has named Representative Kara Hope its Legislator of the Month for January for introducing legislation to […]

GOP Seeks to Reinstate Corporate Control of Enviro Regs

GOP Seeks to Reinstate Corporate Control of Enviro Regs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan   February 6, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org GOP Seeks to Reinstate Corporate Control of Enviro Regs Biz interests had too much control over regulations, Whitmer made right call   MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Republican legislative efforts to undermine Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recent […]

Whitmer Continues to Improve Transparency in Michigan

Whitmer Continues to Improve Transparency in Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 1, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Whitmer Continues to Improve Transparency in Michigan Executive order will limit state agencies’ ability to drag feet when responding to FOIA MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is praising Gov. Gretchen Whitmer today for an executive order improving transparency in state government by limiting […]

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Michelle Wolf to Bring Hilarious Comedy Show to Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 31, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Michelle Wolf to Bring Hilarious Comedy Show to Michigan Wolf will headline Stand Up for Progress event LANSING — Comedian Michelle Wolf will be the headliner for Progress Michigan’s annual Stand Up for Progress fundraiser on April 13 in Lansing. Tickets for the […]