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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…

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…