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Progress Michigan Launches “Really, Terri?” Campaign to Educate Voters on Land’s Policy Positions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 14, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Launches “Really, Terri?” Campaign to Educate Voters on Land’s Policy Positions Website and video seek to highlight Land’s silence on important issues LANSING – Today, Progress Michigan launched a website that aims to hold Terri Lynn Land accountable and shed…

Progress Michigan: Voters Want Their Voice to be Heard on Minimum Wage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 13, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan: Voters Want Their Voice to be Heard on Minimum Wage Lawmakers cannot silence public support behind the effort to raise Michigan’s minimum wage LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on lawmakers to let the voters decide when it…

SB934 is a Political Ploy to Silence the Will of Voters, Not About Helping Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 9, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org SB934 is a Political Ploy to Silence the Will of Voters, Not About Helping Workers Progressives must rally against political gamesmanship, push for real wage increase MICHIGAN — On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe, introduced SB934, a bill…

Over $1.2 Billion of Michigan Food Assistance Goes to Working Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 8, 2014 Contact: Hugh Madden, (734) 250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Over $1.2 Billion of Michigan Food Assistance Goes to Working Families Department of Human Services responds to Progress Michigan FOIA request  MICHIGAN — The amount of food assistance that went to Michigan citizens reporting earned income in 2013 was $1,244,060,939 according…

Progress Michigan Seeks Disclosure of Contracts Between State Government and Adams Outdoor Advertising

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  April 17, 2014 Contact: Hugh Madden, (734) 250-2070, hugh@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Seeks Disclosure of Contracts Between State Government and Adams Outdoor Advertising LANSING — In light of the recent rejection of a billboard that sought to educate voters about Governor Rick Snyder’s tax policies, and statements by Adams Outdoor Advertising…

Progress Michigan Statement on U.S. Recognition of Michigan’s Same-Sex Marriages

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 28, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on U.S. Recognition of Michigan’s Same-Sex Marriages MICHIGAN — News recently broke that the U.S. government would recognize about 300 same-sex marriages that were performed in four Michigan counties on Saturday. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said this week that he considered…