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Campaign Finance Complaint Filed Against Part-Time Legislature Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 27, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Campaign Finance Complaint Filed Against Part-Time Legislature Committee Ads featuring Calley and countdown clock not reported in campaign finance filing LANSING — Progress Michigan has filed a campaign finance complaint with the Michigan Secretary of State regarding Lieutenant Governor Brian…

Schuette, Calley Must Speak Out Against U.S. Senate Healthcare Scheme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Progress Michigan June 22, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Schuette, Calley Must Speak Out Against U.S. Senate Healthcare Scheme Senate Healthcare Bill Would Take Away Healthcare from Millions, Devastate Fight Against Opioid Abuse  LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the newly released details of the U.S. Senate…

Progress Michigan Speaks Out Against Corporate Tax Handouts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 20, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Speaks Out Against Corporate Tax Handouts MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding a package of bills pending in the House that is yet another massive corporate tax handout. The bill package passed the Senate earlier…

Cover Up? Screenshots Reveal Schuette Staff Covering Tracks on Personal Emails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  June 19, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Cover Up? Screenshots Reveal Schuette Staff Covering Tracks on Personal Emails LANSING — High-ranking staffers within Attorney General Bill Schuette’s office are still using personal emails on state time, despite an ongoing Progress Michigan lawsuit, according to a new report from the…

Republicans Follow DeVos Orders, Move Legislation to Gut Teacher Pension Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  June 15, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republicans Follow DeVos Orders, Move Legislation to Gut Teacher Pension Fund Snyder should show leadership and veto legislation crafted behind closed doors LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the passage of DeVos-inspired legislation heading to Governor Rick…

Progress Michigan Statement on Charges Against DHHS Director Nick Lyon and Other Snyder/Calley Administration Officials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 14, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Charges Against DHHS Director Nick Lyon and Other Snyder/Calley Administration Officials  MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding charges being filed against Nick Lyon, the state’s health director, and other members of the Snyder/Calley administration. “These…

Mothering Justice: Canvass Position

JOB TYPE Full and Part-Time PUBLISHED: 05/22/2017 DESCRIPTION Mothering Justice is seeking door-to-door canvassers to identify supporters for issues that affect mothers and working families. Mothering Justice is hiring full–time activists to educate voters, collect data and rally support for our issues – most importantly our efforts to ensure every working person in Michigan has…

Michigan Disability Rights Organization: Disability and Racial Justice Community Organizer

Organization: Michigan Disability Rights Coalition Title: Disability and Racial Justice Community Organizer Reports to: Assistant Director This position is full-time (40 hours a week). Pay based on knowledge, experience and candidate’s education level and/or years of experience in the field. Pay range expected to be between $33,000-$40,000 a year. Benefits package includes earned paid time…

Progress Michigan Names Senator Jim Ananich ‘Legislator of the Month’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  June 6, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Names Senator Jim Ananich ‘Legislator of the Month’ Ananich honored for his commitment to Flint students and ensuring educators have access to pensions after years of service to our children  LANSING — Progress Michigan has named State Senator…

Did Brian Calley Use Paid, Out-of-State ‘Supporters’ for Part-Time Legislature Announcement?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 6, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Did Brian Calley Use Paid, Out-of-State ‘Supporters’ for Part-Time Legislature Announcement? Questions need to be asked of the lieutenant governor about what he knew and his role LANSING — “What you will see over the course of this summer is the…