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Documents: Snyder Chief of Staff Met with Flint Residents About Lead in August

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 21, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Documents: Snyder Chief of Staff Met with Flint Residents About Lead in August No mention of August meeting in Snyder’s emails or SOTS timeline; all emails must be released LANSING — Documents obtained by Progress Michigan, a government watchdog group,…

Progress Michigan Sends Governor Snyder Official Request for Flint Documents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  January 19, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574 Progress Michigan Sends Governor Snyder Official Request for Flint Documents FOIA Request gives Gov. Snyder a chance to waive FOIA exemption LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan sent a FOIA request directly to Governor Rick Snyder urging him to waive his executive…

Total Control; Complete Chaos

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  January 14, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Total Control; Complete Chaos Michigan ranked worst state in Midwest after five years of total GOP control LANSING — A new report released by POLITICO ranks Michigan 34th in the United States – the worst ranking of all Midwestern states.…

Progress Michigan Statement on Snyder Calling National Guard to Flint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 12, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Snyder Calling National Guard to Flint MICHIGAN — Watchdog group Progress Michigan put out the following statement from its executive director, Lonnie Scott, in response to the news that Gov. Rick Snyder has called in the…

Flint Flashback: Snyder’s First Budget Cut Water Protection Agency Over 10%

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 11, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Flint Flashback: Snyder’s First Budget Cut Water Protection Agency Over 10% Snyder’s disinvestment and disinterest in clean water evident from day one by MDEQ cuts  LANSING — In light of the Flint Water Crisis, Progress Michigan is calling attention to…