It’s my third day on the job as Progress Michigan’s new Executive Director, and already I’m amazed at the threat presented to our state’s future by corporate-funded right-wing politicians. We need your help.

Every day, Progress Michigan fights back against the attacks on Michigan’s middle-class families. We have been on the front lines in the battle to expand Medicaid, against so-called “Right-to-Work”, and shining a light on the radical right-wing’s attacks on women’s health.

We use cutting-edge tactics to push back on undemocratic laws like the emergency manager law, that gave an unelected bureaucrat the power to force Detroit into bankruptcy so he could force cuts to health and pension benefits that were promised to hard-working retirees.

We spend our days pointing out hypocrisy in Lansing – like the fact that AG Schuette’s office will be both defending retiree pensions in Detroit while arguing for Gov. Snyder in the same court case.

Even though they’re on vacation, conservative politicians are hard at work damaging our state. Which is exactly why we need your help. Here’s 3 ways you can get involved:

1.jpgLIKE us on Facebook, and help SHARE our messages far and wide.

2.jpgFollow us on Twitter. Who knows, you could be our next tweet of the day.

3.jpgDonate Today! The latest reports show that Detroit’s EM Kevyn Orr spent $3,000 of taxpayer money on room service at a fancy Detroit hotel.

We don’t rely on big spenders and large corporate donors like Kevin Orr, we rely on donations from people like you. Please consider donating $10, $25 or $50 today.

We will continue to fight for working families in Michigan – because of you. We have newleadership at Progress Michigan and with your help we can have new leadership in Michigan in 2014.


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