Dillon Proposal: A Distraction Michigan Residents Can’t Afford National Health Care Reform Should Be Priority

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TUESDAY, July 21, 2009 CONTACT: David Holtz (517) 999-3646 Dillon Proposal: A Distraction Michigan Residents Can’t Afford National Health Care Reform Should Be Priority LANSING – A citizens watchdog group today criticized a health care proposal for state workers unveiled last week by state Rep. Andy Dillon, saying the Democratic Speaker’s plan…

Online Campaign Targets ‘Say No’ Senate on Government Reforms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, July 9, 2009 CONTACT: LEIGH FIFELSKI (517) 999-3646 Online Campaign Targets ‘Say No’ Senate on Government Reforms Web Push Urges Senate to End Delays on Fixing Michigan’s Broken Government LANSING – Progress Michigan today launched an online campaign targeting the Michigan Senate, urging it to end its months-long stonewalling on critical…

More Than 150 Michigan Scientists Urge Members of Congress to Support Climate Change Solutions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: CATHY BACILE TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2009 (517) 333-1606 Scientists’ letter: Cut CO2 pollution, protect Michigan’s future LANSING – More than 150 scientists, researchers and academics from across Michigan have signed a letter of support calling on Michigan’s U.S. representatives and senators to take action against climate change and support measures to…

Progress Michigan Announces Hiring of New Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2009 Contact: Leigh Fifelski 517.999.3646 Progress Michigan, a strong voice for the state’s progressive community, has named former reporter and non-profit national communications director David Holtz as its new Executive Director. “We are incredibly fortunate to have David leading the great Progress Michigan team,” said Ray Plowden, chair of the…