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Document: Snyder Admin Trucked In Clean Water for State Building in January 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 28, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Document: Snyder Admin Trucked In Clean Water for State Building in January 2015 Latest revelation shows unequal treatment in Flint Water Crisis LANSING — The Snyder administration quietly trucked in water to state buildings in January of 2015 – ten…

No Exemptions from Transparency: New Campaign Launched in Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 28, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org No Exemptions from Transparency: New Campaign Launched in Michigan Progress Michigan Launches Campaign to End FOIA Exemption for Gov, Legislature LANSING — Progress Michigan announced today that the organization has launched a campaign committed to ending the exemption from Michigan’s…

Snyder Taps Scandal-Plagued Lackey to Advise in Flint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 26, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Taps Scandal-Plagued Lackey to Advise in Flint  MICHIGAN — It was recently reported that Gov. Rick Snyder had tapped Rich Baird, one of his scandal-plagued advisors, to coordinate the state efforts in Flint. On Monday, it was announced the state…

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.…