Progress Michigan blog posts.

Did You Miss Them?

You may not have noticed, but Michigan’s lawmakers have been on vacation for the last eight weeks. That’s the good news. Unfortunately they’re coming back today, and they didn’t waste a second coming up with new ways to roll back protections on our state’s most vulnerable citizens.  While our legislators were on vacation, unemployment in…

Central Michigan University Administrators Play Politics With Students’ Futures

Over the last few months, it’s become evident to people across Michigan that Governor Snyder and others in Lansing have no interest in respecting workers’ right to collectively bargain for fair wages and decent working conditions, however these latest developments are truly shocking. This week the Faculty Association at Central Michigan University was ordered by…

Gov. Rick Snyder: One Callous Nerd

Two weeks ago we compared how Gov. Rick Snyder was performing to what he promised during his campaign. Today, we’re revisiting that comparison with some updated statistics. When Rick Snyder was running for governor he made creating a “jobs friendly environment” and “value for money government” his top priorities. How would he achieve this? Simple:…