Progress Michigan blog posts.

Tell GM to Dump ALEC!

Every Michigander should be proud of GM’s dramatic turnaround. But that doesn’t mean GM workers, drivers and shareholders should be underwriting GM’s membership to a controversial lobbying group like the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). It’s time for GM to do the right thing. Big corporations like Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, and Kraft are fleeing ALEC in…

Tell Mitt He’s No Michigander

Mitt Romney is bringing his Etch-A-Sketch campaign back to Michigan. We all remember how Romney said he would “let Detroit go bankrupt.” Now Romney’s Etch-A-Sketch campaign team is trying to pull a fast one – claiming that the plan to rescue the auto industry was actually Mitt’s idea. The trees are the right height in Michigan,…

Snyder for VP?

The following post was written by the newest member of our team, Communications Director Jessica Tramontana. The news media worked itself into a frenzy last week, after a Florida blog speculated that Mitt Romney may be considering Gov. Rick Snyder as a candidate for for Vice President. Let’s take a quick trip down memory lane.…

Who’s the 2012 Organizer of the Year?

They’ve been nominated by co-workers and fellow organizers to be recognized for the long hours, hard work, and results they’ve achieved as community organizers. I’m excited to announce our five finalists for the 2012 Organizer of the Year Award are: Jim DeNardis, We Are The People Michigan and retired member of the American Federation of…