Progress Michigan is a first-of-its-kind organization. Our mission is to provide a strong credible voice that holds public officials and government accountable, assists in the promotion of progressive ideas and uses state-of-the-art web based new media to creatively build grassroots support for progressive ideas.

‘MI Big Rig’ Tour Launched in Lansing to Hold Republicans Accountable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 27, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org ‘MI Big Rig’ Tour Launched in Lansing to Hold Republicans Accountable Semi-truck representing the MIGOP’s “rigged” economy will make stops in cities across Michigan LANSING — With the honk of a horn from the semi-truck parked in front of the…

Flint Report Shows FOIA Reform Needed Now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 19, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Flint Report Shows FOIA Reform Needed Now Transparency, accountability were absent leading up to Flint Water Crisis MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the long-awaited release of the Joint Select Flint Water Public Health Emergency Committee and…

Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan: 2016-2017 Media Fellow

This media fellowship aims to create learning and working space for an emerging progressive communications leader. The Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan is a long-term collaboration of community organizations building power in low-wage and working class communities across the state. Combining strengths means more people power to demand and make the changes our communities need! EJAM…

MIGOP: Not Your Grandpa’s Republicans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 17, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org MIGOP: Not Your Grandpa’s Republicans Female officer faces ouster for opposing Trump LANSING — News broke today that the Michigan Republican Party is considering expelling one of its female officers because she refuses to support Donald Trump for president — proving that even amongst…

Flint One Year Later: Little Change for Residents, Activists Demand Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 5, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Flint One Year Later: Little Change for Residents, Activists Demand Action Years into the Flint Water Crisis, activists continue to see inaction from elected officials (NOTE: Letter to Snyder below) LANSING — It’s been one year since Gov. Rick Snyder…

Republican-led State Senate Bows to Snyder; Approves Heidi Grether Without a Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 30, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republican-led State Senate Bows to Snyder; Approves Heidi Grether Without a Vote Another example of Republican legislative leaders letting Snyder govern without checks on power LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan is blasting the Republican-led State Senate for failing to do…