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SUNSHINE WEEK: State’s Broken FOIA Law Needs to be Fixed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 14, 2016 Contact: Hugh Madden, 734-250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org SUNSHINE WEEK: State’s Broken FOIA Law Needs to be Fixed Worst abuses show need for more accountability and transparency LANSING — At the beginning of Sunshine Week, Progress Michigan is highlighting the worst examples of our state’s broken Freedom of…

Progress Michigan Files Legal Complaint Against Gov. Rick Snyder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 11, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Files Legal Complaint Against Gov. Rick Snyder Failure to create a legal defense fund for actions in Flint runs counter to law LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan filed a complaint with the Michigan Secretary of State against Governor…

2016 Mothering Justice Movement Fellowship

Deadline: Resumes and cover letters are due by March 18, 2016 by 5:00PM The Organization Mothering Justice is a statewide organization in Michigan dedicated to empowering mothers to influence policy on behalf of themselves and their families. Through advocacy, leadership development, voter empowerment and promoting family friendly advocacy. Mothering justice raises the voices of mothers and helps them become policy…

APIAVote-MI: Executive Director

Application Deadline: Friday, April 8, 2016 Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote – Michigan is a non-partisan organization committed to justice and equity for the Asian American community through grassroots mobilization, civic engagement, leadership development, and coalition building.  Position Summary APIAVote-MI seeks an enthusiastic, experienced and visionary leader to serve as full-time Executive Director of…

EMAIL: Snyder Knew About Flint Water Crisis in February 2015, Email Not Released to Public on January 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 2, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org EMAIL: Snyder Knew About Flint Water Crisis in February 2015, Email Not Released to Public on January 20 Email shows Snyder setting up meetings with top staffers to discuss “Flint water” LANSING — An email sent by Governor Rick Snyder…

Flint Residents Forced to Pay for Poison Under Snyder Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 26, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Flint Residents Forced to Pay for Poison Under Snyder Plan Snyder’s budget supplemental fails to make Flint families whole MICHIGAN — Gov. Rick Snyder will be signing a budget supplemental today that forces Flint residents to continue to pay for…

Progress Michigan Calls for Snyder Resignation In Light of New Emails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan February 26, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls for Snyder Resignation In Light of New Emails Emails also reveal officials purposefully avoiding state FOIA law LANSING – Progress Michigan is calling for Governor Snyder’s resignation following the release of damning emails in the Detroit Free…