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Lawsuit Seeks Ballot Disqualification for MAGA Insurrectionist Matt Maddock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan August 3, 2022 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Lawsuit Seeks Ballot Disqualification for MAGA Insurrectionist Matt Maddock Fake electors scheme, election misinformation show Maddock violated Oath of Office MICHIGAN – A lawsuit has been filed with the Michigan Court of Appeals to prevent Republican State Representative Matt Maddock from being on…

RELEASE: Republicans So Far Have Spent $70,000 in Taxpayer Funds Defending Archaic 1931 Abortion Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan August 1, 2022 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republicans So Far Have Spent $70,000 in Taxpayer Funds Defending Archaic 1931 Abortion Ban Responses to financial disclosure requests show Republican lawmakers have spent tens of thousands in taxpayer money on legal services  MICHIGAN – In the midst of the legal battle…

Progress Michigan Statement on ELCRA Ruling by MI Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 28, 2022 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org  Progress Michigan Statement on ELCRA Ruling by MI Supreme Court MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the 5-2 decision by the Michigan Supreme Court ruling that the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and…

Michiganders deserve better policies to prevent gun violence.

Taking action to prevent gun violence and protect our communities shouldn’t be controversial—and for the majority of Michiganders, it isn’t. That’s right: Most Michigan voters, including Republican voters and gun owners, support evidence-based policies like Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws, safe storage regulations, and increased funding for community groups and mental health services.  So…

Lawsuit Filed to Keep MAGA Insurrectionist Ryan Kelley Off the General Election Ballot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 14, 2022 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Lawsuit Filed to Keep MAGA Insurrectionist Ryan Kelley Off the General Election Ballot “He is a clear and present danger to democracy in Michigan,” the lawsuit states MICHIGAN — A lawsuit has been filed with the Michigan Court of Appeals to prevent…

New Report: Strait to the Surface: How the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority Puts Canadian Oil Interests Above All Else

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 13, 2022  Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org   New Report: Strait to the Surface: How the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority Puts Canadian Oil Interests Above All Else MICHIGAN –– A new report, compiled by Progress Michigan, dives into the history of the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority and its flawed decision making…

New Poll: Michiganders Stand Firm on Reproductive Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 11, 2022 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org  New Poll: Michiganders Stand Firm on Reproductive Freedom Newsletter also shows strong support for gun violence prevention laws, protecting Great Lakes MICHIGAN – On Thursday, Progress Michigan released the latest edition of Lake Effect, a monthly research newsletter that tracks public opinion about a variety of issues…

Gun Violence Prevention Law Is a Great Step Forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan June 27, 2022 Contact: Lynna Kaucheck, lynna@progressmichigan.org Gun Violence Prevention Law Is a Great Step ForwardReforms are a good start, but more work is needed MICHIGAN – On Saturday, President Joe Biden signed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (S. 2938), into law. The legislation contains some of the most significant gun safety reforms in…

Progress Michigan: Digital Organizer

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’re looking for a talented digital organizer to join our team and help us build a new digital organizing program. The ideal candidate will be ready to hit the ground running to build a new organic content distribution project in partnership with our national organization, ProgressNow, and a cohort of state affiliates.