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New Poll Examines Attitudes about Police Brutality, COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 1, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll Examines Attitudes about Police Brutality, COVID-19 Voters worry about police brutality, continue to support Gov. Whitmer’s COVID response and support vote by mail MICHIGAN – This week, Progress Michigan and Public Policy Polling published the latest edition of Lake Effect, a…

Progress Michigan: Rural Michigan Communications Coordinator

Rural Michigan Communications Coordinator Progress Michigan is a non-partisan, non-profit progressive advocacy organization, government watchdog group, and communications hub for the entire progressive community in Michigan. We seek to make Michigan a more inclusive, sustainable, and equitable place for everyone. We’re a marketing department for progressive ideas – a campaign that never stops. We’re looking…

Hypocrisy Alert: GOP Chairwoman Votes Absentee While Suing CA for Mail-In Voting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  May 26, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org  Hypocrisy Alert: GOP Chairwoman Votes Absentee While Suing CA for Mail-In Voting Records show Ronna Romney McDaniel has voted absentee a number of times in past elections MICHIGAN — According to publicly available voting records, GOP Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel has used mail-in…

Yes, the Confederate Flag is Racist

If you’ve ever stood outside our state Capitol, it’s hard to miss the statue that stands out front looking east down Michigan Avenue. For those that don’t know, the statue is of former Michigan Governor Austin Blair. Blair spent his life working to end capital punishment, fighting for women and black peoples’ ability to vote,…

Progress Michigan Slams Lawsuit Brought by Chatfield, Shirkey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 6, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org   Progress Michigan Slams Lawsuit Brought by Chatfield, Shirkey Republican lawmakers should ditch petty partisan fights and get back to their actual jobs MICHIGAN – Progress Michigan released a statement today condemning the lawsuit brought by Republican leaders Mike Shirkey and…

Research Assistant, Emma White Research

Emma White Research, a small and growing firm based in Ann Arbor, MI, is seeking a Research Assistant to support the public opinion research we conduct for clients such as non-profit organizations, labor unions, and local governments. Our work provides information and guidance to changemakers, and the right candidate for this position will be excited…

Hornberger Deserves Censure for Holocaust Post

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 30, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Hornberger Deserves Censure for Holocaust Post House Speaker Lee Chatfield must immediately hold Hornberger accountable for using Holocaust to attack public health officials MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling on House Speaker Lee Chatfield to censure Rep. Pamela Hornberger for using the…

New Poll Shows Support for Real Solutions During COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 30, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll Shows Support for Real Solutions During COVID-19 Respondents support remote legislative sessions, disapprove of protesters MICHIGAN – This week, Progress Michigan and Public Policy Polling (PPP) released their monthly Lake Effect Newsletter, which offers insight into public opinion about…

Hornberger Deserves Censure for Holocaust Post

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  April 30, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Hornberger Deserves Censure for Holocaust Post House Speaker Lee Chatfield must immediately hold Hornberger accountable for using Holocaust to attack public health officials MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling on House Speaker Lee Chatfield to censure Rep. Pamela Hornberger for using the…