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Walker Declares War on Working People, Immediately Waves White Flag

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 21, 2015 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Walker Declares War on Working People, Immediately Waves White Flag Attacking working people is not how you govern — or run for president MICHIGAN — Today, Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker is expected to suspend his campaign amid abysmal polling numbers…

Five Questions Attorney General and State Police Should Answer in Investigations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 17, 2015 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Five Questions Attorney General and State Police Should Answer in Investigations Investigation into Courser and Gamrat not complete until all questions answered LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on Attorney General Bill Schuette and the Michigan State Police to expand…

Equality Michigan: Executive Director

Position Overview: The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of Equality Michigan, with primary responsibility for leading the organization, including the, advocacy, field operations and fund development activities, managing the organization’s day-to-day activities and operations, and serving as the primary spokesperson for Equality Michigan. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and…

Botched Investigation Leads to Full-Blown Legislative Circus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 10, 2015 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Botched Investigation Leads to Full-Blown Legislative Circus Cotter’s handling of situation leaves more questions than answers LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the investigation — if one can truly call it that — looking into the actions…

Cotter’s Committee Votes to Shield Speaker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 10, 2015 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Cotter’s Committee Votes to Shield Speaker Independent investigation only way to get the whole truth LANSING — Progress Michigan is continuing its demand for an independent investigation into the Courser-Gamrat scandal after the committee hand-picked by Speaker Cotter rushed to…

House GOP Hearings into Courser-Gamrat a ‘Pathetic Joke’ and a Cover-Up of Speaker Cotter’s Role

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 9, 2015 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org House GOP Hearings into Courser-Gamrat a ‘Pathetic Joke’ and a Cover-Up of Speaker Cotter’s Role Progress Michigan renews call for independent investigation LANSING — Progress Michigan is demanding an independent investigation into the Courser-Gamrat scandal after witnessing the House’s investigative…

Where’s the Full Report? Progress Michigan Responds to House Report on Courser & Gamrat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 31, 2015 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Where’s the Full Report? Progress Michigan Responds to House Report on Courser & Gamrat Full report with evidence should be released to explain Speaker’s failure to investigate LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the House Business Office (HBO) report…