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New Poll Examines Attitudes about Police Brutality, COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 1, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll Examines Attitudes about Police Brutality, COVID-19 Voters worry about police brutality, continue to support Gov. Whitmer’s COVID response and support vote by mail MICHIGAN – This week, Progress Michigan and Public Policy Polling published the latest edition of Lake Effect, a…

Hypocrisy Alert: GOP Chairwoman Votes Absentee While Suing CA for Mail-In Voting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  May 26, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org  Hypocrisy Alert: GOP Chairwoman Votes Absentee While Suing CA for Mail-In Voting Records show Ronna Romney McDaniel has voted absentee a number of times in past elections MICHIGAN — According to publicly available voting records, GOP Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel has used mail-in…

Yes, the Confederate Flag is Racist

If you’ve ever stood outside our state Capitol, it’s hard to miss the statue that stands out front looking east down Michigan Avenue. For those that don’t know, the statue is of former Michigan Governor Austin Blair. Blair spent his life working to end capital punishment, fighting for women and black peoples’ ability to vote,…

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…

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…