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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…

RELEASE: Progress Michigan to MIGOP: Which Side Are You On?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 29, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan to MIGOP: Which Side Are You On? Split in Party calls for clarity from Republican leaders LANSING — The following is a statement in response to calls for Wayne Bradley, Michigan GOP state director of African American engagement, to resign…

Town Hall Features ‘Corporate Puppet’ Congressman David Trott

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 16, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916- 0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Town Hall Features ‘Corporate Puppet’ Congressman David Trott A ventriloquist — rather than his corporate donors — spoke for him at event PLYMOUTH, Mich. — On Wednesday, residents of Michigan’s 11th Congressional District heard from Congressman David Trott, while the real…

Progress Michigan Calls on Schuette to Condemn White Supremacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 15, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574,  Sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls on Schuette to Condemn White Nationalism LANSING—Progress Michigan is calling on Attorney General Bill Schuette to immediately speak clearly about the cause of violence in Charlottesville, VA and to condemn white-nationalists. “Nazis and white supremacists are who caused…

RELEASE: Progress Michigan Response to GOP Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel: You Can’t Run from Your Party

Progress Michigan News from Progress Michigan August 14, 2017 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Response to GOP Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel: You Can’t Run from Your Party LANSING – The following is a statement in response to National Republican Party Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel’s statements earlier today in response to the “Unite the Right” rally…

RELEASE: Progress Michigan Demands Explanation from ABC CEO Jimmy Greene

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 10, 2017 Contact: Hugh Madden, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Demands Explanation from ABC CEO Jimmy Greene LANSING—Progress Michigan is calling on Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Michigan CEO Jimmy Greene to answer once and for all whether his organization is funneling funds from taxpayer-funded schools to ABC through…

RELEASE: Progress Michigan Cleans Up the Clean Michigan Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  August 10, 2017 Contact: Hugh Madden, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Cleans Up the Clean Michigan Campaign Committee cleans up its campaign finance filings after Progress Michigan complains LANSING — In response to a complaint by Progress Michigan, Lt. Governor Brian Calley’s Clean MI campaign has cleaned up its own…

RELEASE: Progress Michigan Calls On Walberg to Apologize Over Domestic Abuse Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 8, 2017 Contact: Hugh Madden, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls On Walberg to Apologize Over Domestic Abuse Comment LANSING—Progress Michigan is calling on U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg to immediately apologize for and retract his insensitive remark about “beating my wife” made today at a town hall in Dexter. “Given…

RELEASE: Progress Michigan Calls on Lowell Mayor Pro Tem to Resign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 7, 2017 Contact: Hugh Madden, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls on Lowell Mayor Pro Tem to Resign State Sen. Hildenbrand and State Rep. Albert should immediately repudiate racist remarks LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling for Lowell Mayor Pro Tem Alan Teelander to resign after racist remarks were…