Progress Michigan blog posts.

Michigan’s water is NOT for sale!

Do we really need more bottled water? Recent legislation passed by the Michigan Senate certainly moves us in that direction. Among the many things that SB 860 does to help open up Michigan’s water to corporate interests, it allows for up to two million gallons of water to be withdrawn each day without any kind…

Michigan’s Iraq Tax

While Michigan Republicans fight to roll back the state income tax increase that was raised last autumn to help balance Michigan’s budget, the Iraq Tax is ignored and continues to steal money from the pockets of Michigan families. And McCain’s commitment to stay in Iraq for another 100 years is not going to make it…

Protect People Not Exxon

For those of you who know me, you know that before I started working for Progress Michigan I worked at the Sierra Club. Well, I may have stopped working for them, but my heart is still committed to making sure people get the best environmental protections that they deserve and that polluters pay. So, when…

Friday is Around the Corner

With Friday around the corner, I cannot help but let you all know I am getting more and more excited because I will get to meet many of you at Progressive Friday! Are you coming? Friday from 5 to 7 pm at Tavern on Square. Drink Specials! And don’t forget about half-off Appetizers. Anyway, I…

Feb 15 – Progressive Friday!

So, you wanna meet people who are on the same wavelength as you when it comes to the issues you care about? Want to talk about some ideas floating through your head and see what others are thinking? OR do you just want to get to know people a little bit better in the progressive…

Check us out on Facebook!

Have you checked out our facebook page yet? If not, what are you waiting for? So, go on, click onto Progress Michigan’s Facebook page!  Become one of our friends, meet our friends, and get updated on fun happenings!   Peace, love, and happiness!  Leigh 

Progess Michigan Internships Available

PROGRESS MICHIGAN Internship Announcement Multiple Positions Available: Unpaid, For Credit Internship, 15-20 hours weekly Progress Michigan Education is a first-of-its-kind organization that works as a communications team and media hub for the entire progressive community.  Our mission is to create hard-hitting earned media that holds public officials and government accountable and assists in the promotion…

Job Posting: Campaign Manager for Clean Energy Campaign

The Sierra Club Michigan Chapter is recruiting a Campaign Manager for our Clean Energy Campaign.  The Campaign manager will work statewide with a diverse coalition of organizations and individuals concerned about proposed new and expanded coal fired power plants throughout the state.  Applicants must have at least 4 years experience running issues and/or electoral campaigns,…