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Progress Michigan FOIA Reveals Aramark Scandal Reaches Top Levels of Snyder Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 11, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan FOIA Reveals Aramark Scandal Reaches Top Levels of Snyder Administration MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan released a document that was obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request that shows the top levels of Snyder’s administration pulling strings…

Progress Michigan Calls for Gov. Snyder to Weigh in on Elliott-Larsen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 10, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls for Gov. Snyder to Weigh in on Elliott-Larsen LANSING — It’s official: The Michigan Legislature has began discussing amendments to the Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. Today, Progress Michigan called on Gov.…

Progress Michigan Statement on Rick Snyder’s Failed Environmental Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 9, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Rick Snyder’s Failed Environmental Record Once again, Rick Snyder puts the interests of corporations before Michiganders LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding Clean Water Action’s release of Governor Rick Snyder’s first term scorecard. “This…

Progress Michigan Calls for Gov. Snyder to Fire Richard Baird

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  September 9, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Calls for Gov. Snyder to Fire Richard Baird LANSING — In light of recent reports that Gov. Rick Snyder’s right-hand man, Richard Baird, continues to threaten a select group of women that criticized his unwarranted tax breaks, Progress Michigan…

Snyder Dodges Accountability During Michigan Radio Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  September 5, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Dodges Accountability During Michigan Radio Program The governor tried to rewrite his record, blamed others for problems, showed no leadership MICHIGAN — Governor Rick Snyder was on Michigan Public Radio’s Q&A program, Michigan Calling, this morning, where he dodged…

#MICalling: Michigan Families Demand Answers from Gov. Snyder

On September 5th, Governor Rick Snyder 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.  Now is the perfect time to hold Gov.…

Progress Michigan Releases Second ‘Tuesdays With Terri’ Video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 2, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Releases Second ‘Tuesdays With Terri’ Video Video highlights Land’s disastrous performance at the Mackinac Policy Conference MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan released the second video in a series titled “Tuesdays with Terri”, highlighting her odd appearance in front…

Lawmakers Once Again Attack Michiganders’ Right to Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan August 27, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Lawmakers Once Again Attack Michiganders’ Right to Vote Wolf hunt vote is another example of the GOP legislature’s attack on democracy LANSING — Today lawmakers in Lansing once again attacked Michiganders’ right to vote by approving legislation that authorizes a wolf hunt in…