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Lawsuit Filed Over AG Bill Schuette’s Use of Private Emails for State Business

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 11, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Lawsuit Filed Over AG Bill Schuette’s Use of Private Emails for State Business Transparency and accountability are paramount to a healthy democracy LANSING — Progress Michigan has filed a lawsuit in the Michigan Court of Claims regarding the use of personal…

Representative Jeremy Moss named ‘Legislator of the Month’ by Progress Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 4, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Representative Jeremy Moss named ‘Legislator of the Month’ by Progress Michigan Moss awarded for leading the fight for transparency and accountability in government LANSING — Progress Michigan named Representative Jeremy Moss the Legislator of the Month for March. Representative Moss…

Calling Their Bluff: Progress Michigan Announces Way House Republicans Can Implement FOIA Changes Without Senate Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 29, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Calling Their Bluff: Progress Michigan Announces Way House Republicans Can Implement FOIA Changes Without Senate Vote House can lead by example by changing rules to follow FOIA package that passed unanimously LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on the Michigan…

Republican Plan to Take Away Healthcare, Give Tax Giveaways to Wealthy Fails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 24, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republican Plan to Take Away Healthcare, Give Tax Giveaways to Wealthy Fails Unprecedented action by citizens defeats bad bill LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump’s failure to push the Republican healthcare…

Progress Michigan Supports Policies to Root Out Conflicts of Interest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  March 14, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Supports Policies to Root Out Conflicts of Interest People deserve an honest, open and accountable government MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the recent introduction of a bill package by House and Senate Democrats that…

RELEASE: Republican Health Scheme Would Leave Tens of Millions Uninsured

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan   March 13, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republican Health Scheme Would Leave Tens of Millions Uninsured Plan is a boon for the wealthy, not working families  MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding news from the Congressional Budget Office that the Republican health care…

Sunshine Squad Gets Major Updates in Honor of Sunshine Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 13, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Sunshine Squad Gets Major Updates in Honor of Sunshine Week Online tool gives citizens access to hard-to-find info, helps hold elected officials accountable  LANSING — In recognition of Sunshine Week, a time that highlights the need for transparency and accountability…