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Did Wayne County Canvassers Lie in FOIA Response?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan October 18, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Did Wayne County Canvassers Lie in FOIA Response? Monica Palmer alludes to text message from district GOP chair MICHIGAN – After Republican members of the Wayne County Board of Canvassers tried to disenfranchise Detroit voters in 2020, Progress Michigan filed a…

New Report: Republicans’ Fight Against Fair Legislative Maps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 14, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org New Report: Republicans’ Fight Against Fair Legislative Maps Michigan’s right-wing has been fighting against a fair, nonpartisan redistricting process for decades, spending millions to spread lies MICHIGAN – A new report by Progress Michigan outlines how Michigan Republicans and right-wing…

MICRC Demands Exorbitant Amount to Fulfill Routine Progress Michigan FOIA Request

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 7, 2021 Contact: Lonnie Scott, Lonnie@progressmichigan.org MICRC Demands Exorbitant Amount to Fulfill Routine Progress Michigan FOIA Request Michigan’s Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission requires $60,000 for public records request, reduces to $30,000 after missing deadline, obstructing transparency MICHIGAN – In August, Progress Michigan submitted a public records request to…

New Poll: Michiganders See Through GOP’s Lies About Voting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 7, 2021 Contact: Lonnie Scott, lonnie@progressmichigan.org New Poll: Michiganders See Through GOP’s Lies About Voting MICHIGAN – On Wednesday, Progress Michigan released the latest edition of Lake Effect, a monthly research newsletter that tracks public opinion about a variety of political issues and public figures. This month’s report tackles the…

Common Cause Michigan: Outreach and Engagement Organizer

Organization: Common Cause MichiganLocation: Detroit, MIPosition: Outreach and Engagement OrganizerPosition Link: https://www.commoncause.org/careers/outreach-engagement-organizer-michigan/ OBJECTIVE Common Cause Michigan is seeking an Outreach and Engagement Organizer to support our voter engagement and redistricting mobilizing work. Based in Detroit, the ideal candidate is passionate about voting, our democracy, and collaborating with others to assist in our efforts to strengthen and…

Whitmer Vetoes Bills That Promoted ‘Big Lie’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan Monday, October 4, 2021 Contact: Lonnie Scott, lonnie@progressmichigan.org Whitmer Vetoes Bills That Promoted ‘Big Lie’  Four election bills were simply aimed at voter suppression MICHIGAN – After Governor Gretchen Whitmer vetoed four anti-voter bills that originated from conspiracies about the November 2020 election, Lonnie Scott, executive director of Progress Michigan, issued…

Progress Michigan: Multimedia Designer

Organization: Progress MichiganPosition: Multimedia DesignerLocation: Temporary Remote, MI then Detroit or Lansing, MI Progress Michigan is looking for a Multimedia Designer to join our creative team. The Multimedia Designer is responsible for designing content for short-term and long-term projects for Progress Michigan and our partners. We are looking for a candidate who is proficient in…

Enbridge: Polluting Our Great Lakes and Government

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan Monday, September 20, 2021  Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org, (616) 916-0574  Enbridge: Polluting Our Great Lakes and Government Multinational fossil fuel corporation runs Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority ‘informational’ session on tunnel MICHIGAN – Progress Michigan is calling for transparency and accountability at the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority (MSCA), the body…