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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…

GOP Healthcare Scheme Boon for Wealthy, Hurts Working Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 8, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org GOP Healthcare Scheme Boon for Wealthy, Hurts Working Families MI’s Republican Congressional Delegation must stand up for equitable healthcare MICHIGAN — As the healthcare debate in Washington D.C. heats up, Progress Michigan is calling for the state’s Republican Congressional Delegation…

Head of DeVos-Backed Education Group Resigns After ‘Shake My Wife’ Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 7, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Head of DeVos-Backed Education Group Resigns After ‘Shake My Wife’ Comments While Gary Naeyaert’s words were despicable, GLEP still advocates for terrible policies LANSING — According to Gongwer News Service, Gary Naeyaert, the head of Betsy DeVos’ anti-public education group,…

Progress Michigan Names Representative Darrin Camilleri ‘Legislator of the Month’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 6, 2017 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Names Representative Darrin Camilleri ‘Legislator of the Month’ Camilleri awarded for bills to clean up the tax code and his commitment to every child’s right to literacy  LANSING — Progress Michigan has named Representative Darrin Camilleri the Legislator…