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Snyder Picks GOP Staffer at Center of Gamrat & Courser Scandal for CoA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 29, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Picks GOP Staffer at Center of Gamrat & Courser Scandal for CoA Snyder continues trend of setting up political allies with powerful positions LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has picked Brock Swartzle — a top Republican staffer for House Speaker…

Progress Michigan Slams Trump Appointment of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 23, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org, 616-916-0574 Progress Michigan Slams Trump Appointment of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education DeVos Family Donations Appear to Purchase More Than Just MI Legislature LANSING — Today President Elect Donald Trump announced MI GOP financier Betsy DeVos as his pick for Secretary of…

Progress Michigan Calls for Roseville School Board VP to Step Down

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 22, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls for Roseville School Board VP to Step Down Alfredo Fancesconi’s Facebook page is rife with ignorance and bigotry MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling for the vice president of the Roseville Community School Board to step down…

Progress Michigan: Attorney General Schuette Must Condemn Post Election Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 18, 2016 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan: Attorney General Schuette Must Condemn Post Election Violence Latest incident in Grand Rapids amplifies need for leadership LANSING — In light of the most recent example of post-election violence, Progress Michigan is calling on Michigan Attorney General and…

Michigan Nurses Association: Legislative Program Coordinator

November 1, 2016 The Legislative Program Coordinator is responsible for policy research and analysis contributing to MNA’s legislative agenda, which supports the nursing profession and quality care for patients. This position requires both formal and informal advocacy on behalf of MNA and all registered nurses, working in collaboration with the Government Affairs Director under the…

‘MI Big Rig’ Tour Visits Grand Rapids to Hold Lansing Republicans Accountable for Abuse at Grand Rapids Veterans Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from the Michigan AFL-CIO and Progress Michigan October 31, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org ‘MI Big Rig’ Tour Visits Grand Rapids to Hold Lansing Republicans Accountable for Abuse at Grand Rapids Veterans Home Semi-truck representing the MIGOP’s “rigged” economy making stops in eight cities GRAND RAPIDS — Michiganders spoke out…

‘MI Big Rig’ Tour Visits Mount Pleasant to Speak Out Against Higher Education Cuts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 1, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org ‘MI Big Rig’ Tour Visits Mount Pleasant to Speak Out Against Higher Education Cuts Semi-truck representing the MIGOP’s “rigged” economy making stops in eight cities across Michigan MOUNT PLEASANT — Michiganders spoke out today and shared their stories in Mount…

‘MI Big Rig’ Tour Visits Battle Creek and Kalamazoo to Voice Opposition to Republicans’ Wrong Priorities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 1, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org ‘MI Big Rig’ Tour Visits Battle Creek and Kalamazoo to Voice Opposition to Republicans’ Wrong Priorities Semi-truck represents the MIGOP’s “rigged” economy BATTLE CREEK/KALAMAZOO — Michiganders spoke out today in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo as part of the “MI Big…

Southeast Michigan Jobs with Justice/Unity Campaign: Part-Time Organizer

Schedule: 15 hours per week, days and times determined by mutual agreement Employment Type: Part-Time Organizer  Salary:  $16 an hour.  Location: Metro Detroit area. Work from home. Southeast Michigan Jobs with Justice/Unity Campaign  is seeking to hire a part-time Organizer who would be dedicated to assisting the campaign with various solidarity support and movement building…