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Citizens Group Issues Warning To Washtenaw Progressive Voters

For Immediate Release:                                                                                        Contact:           Tuesday, July 27, 2010                                                       Leigh Fifelski (517) 999-3646   Right-wing Republicans Target Voters with ‘Progressive’ Mailings  LANSING, MI–Progress Michigan today warned voters in Washtenaw County’s August 3 Democratic primary election about misleading mailers from a right-wing group funded by leading Michigan Republicans that touts a Democratic candidate’s “progressive values.” Copies of postcards…

Video Exposes Hoekstra’s Hypocrisy Of Putting Big Oil Over Jobs

Contact: LEIGH FIFELSKI                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: (517) 999-3646                                                                    Monday, July 19, 2010 Congressman Admits When It Comes To Big Oil He Was For It Before He Was Against Government “Picking Winners and Losers”   LANSING – CNN called Congressman Pete Hoekstra out for the hypocrisy of showing up for the groundbreaking last Thursday of an advanced…

Speaker at Candidate Fundraiser Equates Unmarried Women with Welfare Recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TUESDAY, JULY 27 2010 CONTACT: Leigh Fifelski (248) 321-4579 Women’s, citizens groups urge congressional candidate to denounce speaker LANSING,MI – Citizens and women’s groups today denounced a right-wing speaker at a Republican candidate forum who likened unmarried, single women to welfare recipients and said the Republican candidate for Congress in Oakland County…

Citizens Group Issues Warning To Washtenaw Progressive Voters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 13, 2010 CONTACT: Leigh Fifelski (517) 999-3646 Right-wing Republicans Target Voters with ‘Progressive’ Mailings LANSING, MI–Progress Michigan today warned voters in Washtenaw County’s August 3 Democratic primary election about misleading mailers from a right-wing group funded by leading Michigan Republicans that touts a Democratic candidate’s “progressive values.” Copies of postcards…

Clean Water Action Endorses Warren for State Senate, Praises Bipartisan Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 8, 2010 CONTACT: Cyndi Roper 517.490.1394 LANSING – Clean Water Action today announced Rebekah Warren has earned the organization’s endorsement for state senator in the August Democratic primary election, calling her a strong champion for bipartisan leadership in creating local jobs and protecting Michigan’s Great Lakes and natural resources. “Clean…

Clean Water Action Endorses Valentine for State Senate, Praises Bipartisan Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 8, 2010 CONTACT: Cyndi Roper 517.490.1394 LANSING – Clean Water Action today announced it is endorsing Mary Valentine for state senator, calling her a strong champion for her bipartisan leadership in creating West Michigan jobs and protecting Michigan’s Great Lakes and natural resources. “Mary Valentine has earned Clean Water Action’s…

Progress Michigan Praises Citizens for Rejecting Big Insurance Scare Tactics, Protecting Health Reforms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 6, 2010 CONTACT: Leigh Fifelski (517) 999-3646 LANSING – Citizens group Progress Michigan today praised the people of Michigan for rebuffing the Tea Party in its attempt to deny health care to more than 1.5 million Michigan citizens who lack health insurance because of the struggling economy. The Tea Party…