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Progress Michigan Slams Lawsuit Brought by Chatfield, Shirkey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 6, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org   Progress Michigan Slams Lawsuit Brought by Chatfield, Shirkey Republican lawmakers should ditch petty partisan fights and get back to their actual jobs MICHIGAN – Progress Michigan released a statement today condemning the lawsuit brought by Republican leaders Mike Shirkey and…

Research Assistant, Emma White Research

Emma White Research, a small and growing firm based in Ann Arbor, MI, is seeking a Research Assistant to support the public opinion research we conduct for clients such as non-profit organizations, labor unions, and local governments. Our work provides information and guidance to changemakers, and the right candidate for this position will be excited…

Hornberger Deserves Censure for Holocaust Post

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 30, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Hornberger Deserves Censure for Holocaust Post House Speaker Lee Chatfield must immediately hold Hornberger accountable for using Holocaust to attack public health officials MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling on House Speaker Lee Chatfield to censure Rep. Pamela Hornberger for using the…

New Poll Shows Support for Real Solutions During COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 30, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll Shows Support for Real Solutions During COVID-19 Respondents support remote legislative sessions, disapprove of protesters MICHIGAN – This week, Progress Michigan and Public Policy Polling (PPP) released their monthly Lake Effect Newsletter, which offers insight into public opinion about…

Hornberger Deserves Censure for Holocaust Post

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  April 30, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Hornberger Deserves Censure for Holocaust Post House Speaker Lee Chatfield must immediately hold Hornberger accountable for using Holocaust to attack public health officials MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling on House Speaker Lee Chatfield to censure Rep. Pamela Hornberger for using the…

Progress Michigan Considers Lawsuit to Stop Dangerous Legislative Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 23, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Considers Lawsuit to Stop Dangerous Legislative Meeting Hundreds of thousands of Michigan citizens could lose voice in the legislature MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan may pursue legal action against Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey…

Senate GOP Plan to Strip Whitmer of Emergency Powers Flies in Face of Public Opinion, Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 23, 2020 Contact: sam@progressmichigan.org Senate GOP Plan to Strip Whitmer of Emergency Powers Flies in Face of Public Opinion, Health Effort has no chance of passing, GOP playing politics MICHIGAN — Republicans like Lee Chatfield and Mike Shirkey are planning to come to Lansing on Friday in a…

#OperationGridlock Organizers Left Vehicles, Ignored PPE, Roamed Capitol Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  April 22, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org #OperationGridlock Organizers Left Vehicles, Ignored PPE, Roamed Capitol Area Event organizers caught in blatant lie trying to deflect negative press MICHIGAN — Despite a number of media reports saying #OperationGridlock organizers didn’t want people leaving their cars and allegedly chided those who…