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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…

Schuette Does DeVos Family Bidding with Ruling on Detroit Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 28, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Schuette Does DeVos Family Bidding with Ruling on Detroit Schools Republican AG does corporate donor bidding, lays groundwork for charter takeover DETROIT — By ruling that struggling Detroit Schools can be closed this year, Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette is…

Progress Michigan Launches Program to Highlight Legislative Action Putting Campaign Donors Ahead of Kids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 22, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Launches Program to Highlight Legislative Action Putting Campaign Donors Ahead of Kids Program to run in 11 districts across the state, includes cable & digital ads, mail, and canvassing MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan announced a program to…

Snyder: Election Season More Important Than Helping Flint Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 20, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder: Election Season More Important Than Helping Flint Families Despite enduring problems in #FlintWaterCrisis, MI Republicans have other priorities LANSING — According to a Tuesday report from MLive, Gov. Rick Snyder and Michigan’s legislative Republicans are more concerned about the election…

Progress Michigan Statement on Latest Steve Marino Revelations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 19, 2016 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Latest Steve Marino Revelations Call for 10 and 12 year olds to work is beyond reprehensible LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the release of recordings in which Steve Marino admitted to owning…

Trump Denigrates Pastor Who Asked Him to Talk About Flint Water Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 15, 2016 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Trump Denigrates Pastor Who Asked Him to Talk About Flint Water Crisis Deplorable statement both racist and misogynistic MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling attention to a deplorable statement made today by Republican standard bearer Donald Trump. Trump, on the…

Steve Marino: Sleazy Lobbyist or Opportunistic Liar?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 12, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Steve Marino: Sleazy Lobbyist or Opportunistic Liar? Even the Republican, wannabe lawmaker can’t tell the difference LANSING — A former lobbyist vying to be a state representative has been caught gossiping about alleged alcohol-fueled antics involving current and former high-ranking Michigan…