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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 9, 2017 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan to Schuette: Charge Hollins, Snyder, or Stand Aside Hollins and Snyder knew of legionella danger, failed to inform public LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on Attorney General Bill Schuette to put politics aside and charge Governor Rick…

Testimony Shows Snyder Lied About Legionnaire’s to Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 6, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Testimony Shows Snyder Lied About Legionnaire’s to Congress Harvey Hollins blows holes in Snyder’s story, Schuette should charge governor MICHIGAN — Gongwer News Service is reporting that the testimony of Harvey Hollins, an aide to Gov. Rick Snyder contradicts what the governor said…

Progress Michigan Statement on State Police Trooper Resignation

FOR IMMEIDATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 3, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on State Police Trooper Resignation Col. Etue should follow suit LANSING – The following is a statement from Progress Michigan regarding the news that State Police Trooper Mark Bessner has resigned amid an investigation into the events…

Thoughts Then Action Website Launches in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 3, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org New Website Urges Action in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting ThoughtsThenAction.com allows people to contact D.C. reps with call to action LANSING — In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, we’re seeing elected officials like President Donald Trump and…

MSP Chief Must Step Aside in Wake of Police Brutality Protest Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 26, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org MSP Chief Must Step Aside in Wake of Police Brutality Protest Comments Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue shared meme calling players protesting “degenerates” MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling on Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue to step down from her post in the wake of…

Political Organizer – Sierra Club Michigan Chapter

Apply/find more details here: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SIERRACLUB&cws=1&rid=993 Job Title: Political Organizer Chapter: Sierra Club Michigan Chapter Location: Sierra Club Michigan Chapter office in Lansing (some flexibility on location) with occasional travel required Reports To: Chapter Legislative/Political Director and State Director Timeline: January 2, 2018 – December 21, 2018 Hours: 28.5 hours a week (.76 FTE) Context: Works with the Legislative and Political Director, Political…

Snyder Cements Legacy as a Corporate Stooge, Coward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 20, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Cements Legacy as a Corporate Stooge, Coward Even after outcry, Snyder signs Citizens United on Steroids LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Gov. Rick Snyder signing SB335 and 336 allowing unlimited corporate money to influence Michigan’s elections…

Progress Michigan on New Civil Service Rules

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  September 20, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan on New Civil Service Rules LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the new civil service rules that were pushed through the Michigan Civil Service Commission by anti-union Snyder appointees. “This is all part of the…