Schuette’s Term as AG: Just a Right-Wing Crusader

Schuette’s Term as AG: Just a Right-Wing Crusader

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  December 17, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Schuette’s Term as AG: Just a Right-Wing Crusader Working families, LGBTQ community, our environment, were targets of Schuette’s shady agenda  LANSING — Today, Michigan’s outgoing attorney general, Bill Schuette, held an end of term press conference. In response, Progress Michigan is releasing […]

Weak Governor Snatches Economic Advances from Working Families

Weak Governor Snatches Economic Advances from Working Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan   December 14, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Weak Governor Snatches Economic Advances from Working Families Snyder cements his legacy as a governor who cares nothing about hardworking Michiganders  Progress Michigan released the following statement in response to Governor Rick Snyder signing bills that will gut the minimum wage […]

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Over Two Dozen Organizations Speak Out Against #MILameDuck

To: Michigan Editorial Boards and Reporters From: Below signed organizations Re: Michigan’s Lame Duck Session November 30, 2018 Over Two Dozen Organizations Speak Out Against #MILameDuck Michigan is in the grips of yet another contentious Lame Duck session and we’re reaching out to your publication and editorial board to urge you to speak out against […]

Sore Loser Republicans Should Go Home

Sore Loser Republicans Should Go Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  November 28, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Sore Loser Republicans Should Go Home Unaccountable, corporate-backed lawmakers using “lame duck” to further harm workers LANSING — Republicans in the Michigan State Senate are using Lame Duck to gut popular policies that raise wages and provide critical benefits to working families […]

Progress Michigan Calls on Senator Meekhof to Discipline Senators Brandenburg and Marleau

Progress Michigan Calls on Senator Meekhof to Discipline Senators Brandenburg and Marleau

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 15, 2018 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, [email protected] Progress Michigan Calls on Senator Meekhof to Discipline Senators Brandenburg and Marleau Votes for personal financial gain likely a violation of Senate rules LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan mailed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof urging him to discipline […]

Progressive Groups Offer Support to Good Jobs Now

Progressive Groups Offer Support to Good Jobs Now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan and America Votes Michigan  October 31, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Progressive Groups Offer Support to Good Jobs Now Progress Michigan, America Votes Michigan offer support to Good Jobs Now family, community MICHIGAN — Following the tragic shooting of two Good Jobs Now canvassers in Detroit, Progress Michigan […]

Secretary of State Fails to Respond to Progress Michigan FOIA Request on Voter Address Error

Secretary of State Fails to Respond to Progress Michigan FOIA Request on Voter Address Error

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 27, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Secretary of State Fails to Respond to Progress Michigan FOIA Request on Voter Address Error Failure to respond to FOIA in a timely manner raises more questions LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling out Secretary of State Ruth Johnson for her office’s […]

‘You know who he is right?’: Footage of Chatfield Arrest at Airport

‘You know who he is right?’: Footage of Chatfield Arrest at Airport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 25, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] ‘You know who he is right?’: Footage of Chatfield Arrest at Airport Footage shows aftermath of Chatfield’s attempt to bring unregistered, loaded gun on plane MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan has obtained police body cam footage documenting the detainment and processing at the […]

Statement on Court of Claims Dismissal of Lawsuit Seeking to End Schuette Political Enterprise

Statement on Court of Claims Dismissal of Lawsuit Seeking to End Schuette Political Enterprise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  October 22, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] Statement on Court of Claims Dismissal of Lawsuit Seeking to End Schuette Political Enterprise Madden to appeal decision  LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement after the Michigan Court of Claims dismissed the lawsuit seeking to end Attorney General Bill […]

SOS Error Potentially Disenfranchises Michigan Voters

SOS Error Potentially Disenfranchises Michigan Voters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 19, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, [email protected] SOS Error Potentially Disenfranchises Michigan Voters Departmental error means voter addresses don’t match driver’s license address  MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan has submitted a Freedom of Information Act request and is demanding answers from Secretary of State Ruth Johnson after information surfaced that […]