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Prohibiting Open Carry at MI State Capitol Not Enough

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  News from Progress Michigan  January 11, 2021  Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org  Prohibiting Open Carry at MI State Capitol Not Enough Progress Michigan demands a complete weapons ban on Capitol grounds MICHIGAN — After the Michigan Capitol Commission decided today to prohibit the open carry of firearms in the state capitol, Progress Michigan blasted the…

Progress Michigan Slams GOP Inaction on COVID

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 8, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Slams GOP Inaction on COVID Michiganians are counting on COVID relief  MICHIGAN – As people across the state suffer the impacts of the COVID crisis, Michigan Republicans are blocking much-needed relief to try and pressure Gov. Whitmer. The following statement can…

MI Republicans Involved in Trump Rally, Election Lies Must Be Held Accountable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan January 7, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org MI Republicans Involved in Trump Rally, Election Lies Must Be Held Accountable Elected and Republicans Party officials need to resign or be removed from power MICHIGAN — In the wake of an attack by a white, right-wing mob on the U.S. Capitol building…

Progress Michigan Statement on Right-Wing Violence in D.C.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan January 6, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Right-Wing Violence in D.C. Republicans who backed Trump’s lies about election, fueling violence, must resign MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling for the resignation of Congressional representatives who gave fuel to Donald Trump’s attempts to bulldoze over democracy and…

DeVos Family, Other Michigan Donors Spending Thousands to Re-Elect Georgia GOP Senators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan January 4, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org DeVos Family, Other Michigan Donors Spending Thousands to Re-Elect Georgia GOP Senators  DeVos Family, Dan Gilbert and his businesses, are donating to Georgia Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue despite racist remarks and profiting off of the pandemic  MICHIGAN – Progress…

DeVos Family, Other Michigan Donors Spending Thousands to Re-Elect Georgia GOP Senators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan January 4, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org DeVos Family, Other Michigan Donors Spending Thousands to Re-Elect Georgia GOP Senators DeVos Family, Dan Gilbert and his businesses, are donating to Georgia Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue despite racist remarks and profiting off of the pandemic MICHIGAN – Progress…

Michigan Reps. Plan to Reject Will of the People

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan January 4, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Michigan Reps. Plan to Reject Will of the People Reps. Bergman, Walberg, and McClain put Trump loyalty above democracy MICHIGAN —  This week, at least three of Michigan’s representatives in Congress say they will object to presidential electors, furthering baseless conspiracy theories…

Michigan Voters Are Ready To Move Forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan December 14, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, = sam@progressmichigan.org Michigan Voters Are Ready To Move Forward With electoral votes cast, it’s time to leave the conspiracy theories behind MICHIGAN – After more than a month of fearmongering and conspiracy theories from the Trump camp Michigan Republicans, Michigan’s electoral votes have…

GOP’s Treatment of Rep. Cynthia Johnson Reeks of Misogynoir

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan December 9, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-816-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org GOP’s Treatment of Rep. Cynthia Johnson Reeks of Misogynoir Black woman stripped of committee assignments for responding to death threats and racism MICHIGAN – On Wednesday, House Speaker Lee Chatfield announced that Rep. Cynthia Johnson would be stripped of her committee…

Progress Michigan Statement on Senate Oversight Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  December 8, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Senate Oversight Hearing MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the Senate Oversight Committee hearing discussing Michigan’s elections. The statement should be attributed to be Lonnie Scott, executive director of Progress Michigan. “The fact of…