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Snyder Again Turns His Back on a Community of Color

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan December 8, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Governor Snyder Once Again Turns His Back on a Community of Color Delaying special election another assault on democratic representation LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the decision by Governor Snyder to delay a special election in…

Progress Michigan to Schuette: Learn from Mueller

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan December 1, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan to Schuette: Learn from Mueller LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the plea deal by former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn as part of the Trump/Russia probe. The statement should be attributed to Lonnie Scott,…

Did Lt. Governor Calley Accuse Bill Schuette of Misconduct in Office?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 30, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Did Lt. Governor Calley Accuse Bill Schuette of Misconduct in Office? Calley must clarify what he meant when he said Flint charges were political LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on Lt. Governor Brian Calley to clarify his statement regarding…

Progress Michigan Calls for Congressman John Conyers to Resign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  November 30, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls for Congressman John Conyers to Resign Evidence of sexual harassment and abuse of power of his office leaves Conyers with no other choice LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling for the resignation of Congressman John Conyers in light…

Calley Joins the Fray of Corporate-Loving GOP Gubernatorial Hopefuls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 28, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Calley Joins the Fray of Corporate-Loving GOP Gubernatorial Hopefuls  MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley’s announcement that he’s running for governor. “The crew of corporate-loving, DeVos-backed Republicans vying to be Michigan’s governor continues to…

What is Midland Public Schools Hiding?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 17, 2017 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org What is Midland Public Schools Hiding? Progress MI has endured high FOIA costs, delays in trying to access public information  MICHIGAN — After months of dialog and thousands of dollars in fees, Midland Public Schools continues to stymie Progress Michigan’s access to…

Progress Michigan Blasts Bill Schuette for Ducking Accountability, Filing Frivolous Appeals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 16, 2017 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Blasts Bill Schuette for Ducking Accountability, Filing Frivolous Appeals Attorney General seeks to delay lawsuit demanding release of emails from personal accounts used to conduct state business LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling out Attorney General Bill Schuette…

Bill Schuette Endorsed by Rock Star With Sordid History

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 15, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot,  616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Bill Schuette Endorsed by Rock Star With Sordid History Accepting endorsement of Nugent puts Schuette firmly in the Roy Moore wing of the Republican Party MICHIGAN — Attorney General Bill Schuette is lauding the endorsement of controversial rocker Ted Nugent, showing…