Progress Michigan is a first-of-its-kind organization. Our mission is to provide a strong credible voice that holds public officials and government accountable, assists in the promotion of progressive ideas and uses state-of-the-art web based new media to creatively build grassroots support for progressive ideas.

Radio Ad, Mobile Billboard Highlight Trump’s Record As He Visits Detroit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan and Detroit Action June 14, 2024 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Radio Ad, Mobile Billboard Highlight Trump’s Record As He Visits Detroit Former president has never been on Detroiters’ side DETROIT – On Friday, Progress Michigan and Detroit Action announced the purchase of radio spots and a mobile billboard highlighting…

GUILTY: Verdict In Hush Money Trial Goes Against Donald Trump

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 30, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, (313) 400-0298, denzel@progressmichigan.org GUILTY: Verdict In Hush Money Trial Goes Against Donald Trump Jury sends powerful message about transparency and accountability MICHIGAN – On Thursday, a jury of everyday Americans found former President Trump guilty of covering up hush money payments in an…

Progress Michigan Opposes DTE Energy Rate Hike Amid Persistent Power Outages

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 29, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, denzel@progressmichigan.org  Progress Michigan Opposes DTE Energy Rate Hike Amid Persistent Power Outages Lansing, Michigan – On Wednesday, Progress Michigan voiced its firm opposition to the recent proposal by DTE Energy for their nearly half-billion dollar rate increase highlighted in Bridge Michigan. This…

Oakland Forward: Organizing Manager

Oakland Forward is made up of grassroots, community-centered activists, organizers, andchangemakers who are passionate about making real change and improvement for Black andBrown communities that exist all over the county, and beyond! The impact of Oakland Forward is felt throughout the county, as we work to Engage, Equip andEmpower residents from all walks of life.…

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Revealed: Line 5 Tunnel Would Be Built By Trump Border Wall Contractor 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  News from Progress Michigan. Friday, May 10, 2024  Contact: Denzel McCampbell, 313-400-0298, denzel@progressmichigan.org  Revealed: Line 5 Tunnel Would Be Built By Trump Border Wall Contractor  MICHIGAN – Recently multiple news sources reported that Canadian fossil fuel giant Enbridge selected two contractors to construct the Line 5 oil tunnel. One of the contractors named is Barnard Construction, whose subsidiary received a federal contract under President Donald Trump…

Biden Administration Investment Brings Nearly 6 Million Dollars to Monroe County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 2, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, (313) 400-0298, denzel@progressmichigan.org Biden Administration Investment Brings Nearly 6 Million Dollars to Monroe County MONROE, Mich. – Investments from the Biden Administration will bring $5,968,807 to Monroe County according to data gathered by Progress Michigan, a statewide progressive advocacy organization. The funding…

Biden Administration Investment Brings Nearly $130 Million Dollars to 61st State House District, Macomb County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 2, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, (313) 400-0298, denzel@progressmichigan.org Biden Administration Investment Brings Nearly $130 Million Dollars to 61st State House District, Macomb County MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. – Investments from the Biden Administration will bring nearly $129,839,135 to the 61st State House District according to data gathered by…

Biden Administration Investment Brings More Than Two Hundred Thousand to 27th State House District, Grosse Ile Township

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 2, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, (313) 400-0298, denzel@progressmichigan.org Biden Administration Investment Brings More Than Two Hundred Thousand to 27th State House District, Grosse Ile Township GROSSE ILE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Investments from the Biden Administration have brought $213,000 to the 27th State House District according to data…

Poll Highlight: Michiganders Want More Light in Lansing

Lake Effect newsletter highlights Michigan opinion on BRITE Act and FOIA reform. “Michiganders have long shown unwavering support for bringing more transparency to Lansing,” said Sam Inglot, executive director of Progress Michigan. “For years, poll after poll after poll—not to mention the 2022 ballot initiative—has shown the desire for a transparent and accountable government crosses all demographic and partisan lines. Government is supposed to be of, by, and for the people, a goal impossible to reach without true transparency and accountability from our elected officials.”