Progress Michigan blog posts.

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…

For Sale: Your Right to Vote

In the six months since Secretary of State Ruth Johnson introduced her package of legislation aimed squarely at making it harder for people to vote, you would think she’d be able to come up with at least one example of voter fraud being committed in Michigan. Instead, committee hearings on the laws have found nothing…

Oppose Guns on Michigan’s College Campuses

Did you know that a dangerous bill is moving in the Michigan State Senate to allow guns in Michigan’s public colleges and universities? The gun lobby and certain legislators are pushing legislation to make it easier for people with Concealed Pistol Permits (CPLs) to carry their hidden, loaded handguns into the dormitories and classrooms of Michigan’s colleges…