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Progress Michigan Releases Hundreds of Pages of MI Dept. of Education Emails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 14, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Releases Hundreds of Pages of MI Dept. of Education Emails Hundreds of emails obtained through Freedom of Information Act now publicly available LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan released hundreds of emails between Gov. Rick Snyder’s chief of staff Dennis Muchmore…

Progress Michigan FOIA Reveals Gov. Snyder Lied to Public About ‘Objective’ Financial Emergency Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 13, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan FOIA Reveals Gov. Snyder Lied to Public About ‘Objective’ Financial Emergency Process Emails show Snyder administration’s goal is to dissolve Highland Park School District MICHIGAN — Documents released by Progress Michigan today show that Gov. Rick Snyder not only lied…

Progress Michigan Statement on Gov. Rick Snyder’s Attempt to Whitewash Record at Town Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 12, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Gov. Rick Snyder’s Attempt to Whitewash Record at Town Hall  “Gov. Snyder can spin and distort the facts as much as he wants, but the truth is he has continually put the interests of corporations over the well-being…

The Stories Speak for Themselves

Today, we released an ad that shines a light on Gov. Rick Snyder’s failure to properly run Michigan’s prisons. The ad centers on the ongoing drama that has been the Aramark contract with the Michigan Department of Corrections. From questions about maggots, to drugs, sex and even murder-for-hire, Rick Snyder’s contract with Aramark has been…

Progress Michigan Announces New Television Ad

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  October 9, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Announces New Television Ad Video highlights long list of problems related to state’s Aramark contract MICHIGAN — Today at press conferences in Lansing and Grand Rapids, Progress Michigan announced the launch of a new television ad titled, “Maggots.” The ad seeks to educate…

Is Terri Lynn Land Advocating for Another Government Shutdown?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 8, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Is Terri Lynn Land Advocating for Another Government Shutdown? Land wouldn’t have supported bill to end 2013 government shutdown MICHIGAN — Terri Lynn Land recently posted a graphic on her Facebook page that said, “Let’s send a mom to the U.S. Senate…

Terri Lynn Land Clearly Not Ready for Tough Decisions in U.S. Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 3, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Terri Lynn Land Clearly Not Ready for Tough Decisions in U.S. Senate  MICHIGAN — While on Michigan Radio’s Michigan Calling program, Terri Lynn Land dodged questions from voters and failed to prove that she is ready to handle the high-pressure, high-stakes situations that arise…

#MICalling: Terri Lynn Land

On October 3rd, Terri Lynn Land will be on Michigan Public Radio’s “Michigan Calling” program and will be taking questions from Michiganders.  The program will air from 9-10 a.m. Friday morning. Callers can submit questions at (866) 255-2762 as well as on Facebook at “Michigan Calling,” or on Twitter with the #MiCalling hashtag. Terri Lynn Land has been called “The Invisible Candidate” and she’s…