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Senate GOP Plan to Strip Whitmer of Emergency Powers Flies in Face of Public Opinion, Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 23, 2020 Contact: sam@progressmichigan.org Senate GOP Plan to Strip Whitmer of Emergency Powers Flies in Face of Public Opinion, Health Effort has no chance of passing, GOP playing politics MICHIGAN — Republicans like Lee Chatfield and Mike Shirkey are planning to come to Lansing on Friday in a…

#OperationGridlock Organizers Left Vehicles, Ignored PPE, Roamed Capitol Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  April 22, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org #OperationGridlock Organizers Left Vehicles, Ignored PPE, Roamed Capitol Area Event organizers caught in blatant lie trying to deflect negative press MICHIGAN — Despite a number of media reports saying #OperationGridlock organizers didn’t want people leaving their cars and allegedly chided those who…

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…