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Progress Michigan Launches Aggressive Digital Ad Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 20, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Launches Aggressive Digital Ad Program MICHIGAN — Over the last week, Progress Michigan has launched an aggressive digital ad program designed to inform the public and hold elected officials like Lee Chatfield and Mike Shirkey accountable for spreading misinformation and…

DeVos Group, Right-Wing Fringe Organization Threaten Public Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 13, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org DeVos Group, Right-Wing Fringe Organization Threaten Public Health Group led by state rep, other far-right figures seek a “traffic jam” in Lansing during pandemic LANSING — On Wednesday, the Michigan Conservative Coalition, a far-right fringe group, and the Michigan Freedom Fund, a DeVos-backed corporate…

Progress Michigan Commends Gov. Whitmer’s Leadership on COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 9, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Commends Gov. Whitmer’s Leadership on COVID-19 Extending stay-at-home order is the right call for Michigan MICHIGAN – Progress Michigan released the following statement today in support of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to extend the shelter in place order through April…

Progress Michigan Announces ‘Lake Effect’ Monthly Public Research Newsletter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 2, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Announces ‘Lake Effect’ Monthly Public Research Newsletter Surveys from Public Policy Polling will track public opinion in MI MICHIGAN — In partnership with Public Policy Polling, Progress Michigan announced the creation of “Lake Effect,” a research newsletter that will track…

Remembering Cesar Chavez

Working people face a lot of hardships. From growing inequality to stagnant wages to a lack of benefits like paid sick leave and overtime pay, many workers struggle to get by as their bosses get richer—and though we still have strides to make to ensure things like a livable wage and paid sick days for…

‘Real Leadership’ Ad Thanks Whitmer for Protecting Public During COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan March 23, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574 ‘Real Leadership’ Ad Thanks Whitmer for Protecting Public During COVID-19 Ad draws a contrast between Whitmer’s handling of crisis, Trump’s foot-dragging MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan announced the launch of a new digital ad praising Gov. Whitmer’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis…