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Meshawn Maddock Needs to be Removed from MIGOP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 24, 2022 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Meshawn Maddock Needs to be Removed from MIGOP The MIGOP co-chair continues to spread misinformation and racism LANSING – After Michigan Republican Party Co-Chair Meshawn Maddock spent the weekend     spreading misinformation and racism, Progress Michigan is calling for her…

Progress Michigan Earns Petition Victory in Michigan Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 24, 2022 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Earns Petition Victory in Michigan Supreme Court Michigan’s Top Court Strikes Down Signature Cap and Affidavit requirements for signature gathering efforts LANSING – After nearly three years of legal battles, Progress Michigan scored a major victory today before the Michigan…

New Poll: Michiganders Show Strong Support for Minimum Wage Bump, Abortion Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan January 14, 2022 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll: Michiganders Show Strong Support for Minimum Wage Bump, Abortion Rights Monthly newsletter examines sentiment around January 6, along with several other issues MICHIGAN – On Friday, Progress Michigan released the latest edition of Lake Effect, a monthly research newsletter…

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department Responds to FOIA Request

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan January 6, 2022 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Livingston County Sheriff’s Department Responds to FOIA Request Progress Michigan is glad to see no criminal charge will be pursued in Helton case  MICHIGAN – In December 2021, the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department filed a criminal complaint against Howell resident Kasey…

FOIA Requests Submitted to Livingston Sheriff, Prosecutor Offices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org FOIA Requests Submitted to Livingston Sheriff, Prosecutor Offices Charges filed for tweets could be major First Amendment infringement LANSING – Today, Progress Michigan filed Freedom of Information Act requests with the Livingston County Sheriff and Prosecutor’s office seeking communications regarding highly-questionable charges filed against…

Republicans Spread Coronavirus Misinformation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan December 10, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Michigan Republicans Spread Coronavirus Misinformation Republican lawmakers, officials, and groups continue to exacerbate the pandemic by spreading misinformation and fear MICHIGAN – Amidst a record-breaking coronavirus surge, Michigan Republicans continue to spread conspiracy theories and misinformation. They share fear-mongering posts on…

New Poll: Michiganders are Sick of Republican Lawmakers’ Political Games

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan December 9, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll: Michiganders are Sick of Republican Lawmakers’ Political Games Voters are not on board with GOP plans around voting rights, mental healthcare MICHIGAN – On Thursday, Progress Michigan released their final Lake Effect for 2021. The Lake Effect is a monthly research…

Lawmakers Signing Secrecy Agreements on Corporate Tax Breaks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan December 8, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Lawmakers Signing Secrecy Agreements on Corporate Tax Breaks MICHIGAN – Progress Michigan is raising major concerns today after news broke that state lawmakers have signed non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) surrounding pending tax break legislation for corporations. According to a recent report by the Detroit…