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Bill Schuette is the Original ‘Pharma Bro’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 19, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Bill Schuette is the Original ‘Pharma Bro’ LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Attorney General Bill Schuette’s press statement that he has opened an “investigation into opioid manufacturers and distributors.” “Bill Schuette is the original Pharma Bro,” said…

House Committee Rejects Transparency, Votes to Enshrine Citizens United on Steroids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 19, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org House Committee Rejects Transparency, Votes to Enshrine Citizens United on Steroids MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Senate Bill 335 being reported out of the House Elections and Ethics committee, which would codify unlimited corporate spending in Michigan elections.…

Senate GOP Votes to Enshrine Corporate Money in Michigan Politics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 14, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Senate GOP Votes to Enshrine Corporate Money in Michigan Politics MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the passage of Senate Bill 335, which would codify unlimited corporate spending in Michigan elections. “This bill is Citizens United on…

Progress Michigan Calls on Officials to Protect Those Protesting Kid Rock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  September 12, 2017 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, 313-400-0298, denzel@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls on Officials to Protect Those Protesting Kid Rock Social media posts contain threats aimed at peaceful protesters DETROIT — Progress Michigan is calling on local officials, including Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Police Chief James Craig, to…

Bill Schuette Running For Governor, Wealthy Donors Rejoice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 11, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the news that Attorney General Bill Schuette will be announcing his candidacy for governor on Tuesday. “The only people excited about a potential Governor Schuette are his wealthy donors like the…

Statement on Trump’s DACA Repeal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 1, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s heartless decision to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA: “What Donald Trump did today tears away at the fabric of so many communities across Michigan…

Mackinac Center Part of National ‘Mortal Blow’ Strategy to Break Unions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 30, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Mackinac Center Part of National ‘Mortal Blow’ Strategy to Break Unions The MacCen isn’t about freedom; they’re about building power for corporate donors MICHIGAN — Not mincing words, the president of the State Policy Network, of which the Mackinac Center…

Northern Michigan Regional Coordinator – Michigan League of Conservation Voters

The Michigan League of Conservation Voters is seeking a full-time Northern Michigan Regional Coordinator to build power, presence and relationships on behalf of our organization, and to organize citizens to get involved and make the protection of Michigan’s land, air and water a political priority. The ideal candidate will be a rising community leader and…