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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…

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…

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…