FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 12, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls for Civil Rights Director’s Resignation Petition launched calling for Arbulu to resign or be removed MICHIGAN — In the wake of reports showing sexist and inappropriate behavior, Progress Michigan is calling on Michigan Department of Civil Rights […]

Oakland County Commissioner Must Resign Over Email Coverup

Oakland County Commissioner Must Resign Over Email Coverup

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 12, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Oakland County Commissioner Must Resign Over Email Coverup Resignation and new email standards will help rebuild public trust MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling for Oakland County Commissioner Shelly Taub to resign following a report from WXYZ where she admitted to sending a […]

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‘Redact’: Email Shows Now-U.S. Attorney Using Private Email During Schuette Tenure

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 2, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org ‘Redact’: Email Shows Now-U.S. Attorney Using Private Email During Schuette Tenure Matthew Schneider used private email account to communicate with GOP during 2016 recount MICHIGAN — Scrawled at the top of a 2016 email header with the email addresses […]

As ‘Dems for Life’ Conference Begins, Progress Michigan Pushes Back Against Hypocrisy

As ‘Dems for Life’ Conference Begins, Progress Michigan Pushes Back Against Hypocrisy

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 26, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org As ‘Dems for Life’ Conference Begins, Progress Michigan Pushes Back Against Hypocrisy You can’t claim to stand for “freedom” while trying to deny access to safe abortions MICHIGAN — On Friday, Progress Michigan hosted a press call to expose […]

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Michiganders Rally to Shut Down Line 5 During Kalamazoo Oil Spill’s 9th Anniversary

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 25, 2019 Contact: Cayley Winters, 269-601-5834, cayley@progressmichigan.org Michiganders Rally to Shut Down Line 5 During Kalamazoo Oil Spill’s 9th Anniversary Nine years after the Enbridge oil spill in the Kalamazoo River, Michiganders speak out against Line 5 tunnel proposal and share lessons learned from America’s largest inland oil […]

Progress Michigan: Kalamazoo Metro Workers Deserve Better

Progress Michigan: Kalamazoo Metro Workers Deserve Better

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 9, 2019 Contact: Cayley Winters, 269-601-5834, cayley@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan: Kalamazoo Metro Workers Deserve Better Union members say workers forced to wear adult diapers because of no bathroom breaks KALAMAZOO – On Monday, Kalamazoo Metro workers picketed outside the Metro Headquarters demanding better wages and adequate bathroom […]

Progress Michigan Statement on Snyder Not Going to Harvard

Progress Michigan Statement on Snyder Not Going to Harvard

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 3, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Snyder Not Going to Harvard Reports indicate Snyder is turning down the fellowship because of Flint backlash MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Rick Snyder turning down a fellowship with Harvard University […]

Kalamazoo Commissioners Should Adopt Immigrant Driver ID Resolution

Kalamazoo Commissioners Should Adopt Immigrant Driver ID Resolution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 3, 2019 Contact: Cayley Winters, 269-601-5834, cayley@progressmichigan.org Kalamazoo Commissioners Should Adopt Immigrant Driver ID Resolution Kalamazoo community members call for Kalamazoo City Commission to support undocumented residents’ driver’s licenses  KALAMAZOO – On Monday, members of the Kalamazoo community attended the Kalamazoo City Commission meeting at City Hall demanding the commissioners […]

Progress Michigan’s Sam Inglot Promoted to Deputy Director

Progress Michigan’s Sam Inglot Promoted to Deputy Director

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 1, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan’s Sam Inglot Promoted to Deputy Director Inglot has been with the progressive advocacy organization for nearly 6 years LANSING — Progress Michigan is pleased to announce today that Sam Inglot has been promoted to be the organization’s […]

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Progress Michigan Statement on Line 5 News

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 27, 2019 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Line 5 News Whitmer, Nessel are working to protect the Great Lakes MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel’s recent statements and developments around the […]