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Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management Statement on the Plan of Adjustment

By Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management Federal Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes’ approval of the Plan of Adjustment is not in the best interests of Detroiters. The plan, submitted by emergency manager Kevyn Orr, supported by Mayor Duggan and Gov. Snyder, protects banks, gives away public resources, and has no method to revitalize the city. We object!…

Elections Have Consequences

By Brad O’Neil Elections have consequences. It may sound cliché but it has held true in previous elections and it will hold true tomorrow. Historically, midterm elections have a much lower voter turnout than presidential elections yet midterms are often the more consequential. Michigan went from a 66.2 percent voter turnout in 2008 to 42.9…

This Week in Progress

Only three more days until Election Day! This Week in PM Blogging: They’re Voting, Will You? If you don’t vote, you can’t complain. And there’s plenty to complain about in Michigan right now. Michigan’s Most Extreme Candidate Don’t let his mild mannered demeanor fool you, Gov. Snyder is just as extreme as the hardcore right-wingers out…

#TBT

It’s another Thursday and that means it’s time for us to post our old pictures so that our friends can have a chuckle and our parents can comment and tell us how cute we were. It’s also a good time to look back at the last four years. In honor of Throwback Thursday, let’s take…

Wednesdays in Boston

Have you heard about the latest scandal from the Snyder administration? Brian Calley has been secretly skipping town, hopping on a plane and flying to Boston to attend Harvard. Each Wednesday for two years, our Lt. Governor has quietly left to go to school (never mind the fact that he’s the second in command of…

Elections Aren’t Auctions

Gov. Rick Snyder and Terri Lynn Land, Michigan’s Millionaire Pair, are buying…I mean, vying for…your vote this Election. They’re both working to make sure that their wealthy friends and corporate donors are able to spend as much money as possible to buy your vote. Terri Lynn Land kicked off the spending spree in 2004 when…

This Week in Progress

11 days until Election Day. This Week in PM Blogging:  FEDS: Ex-Snyder Official Under Investigation For all of the scandals that have rocked the Snyder administration, it’s surprising that only one investigation has been launched. Either way, this investigation is welcome news for those wanting to hold Gov. Snyder accountable. Unanswered Aramark Questions There’s one…