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Progress Michigan Statement on Chatfield Charges 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 16, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, (313) 400-0298, denzel@progressmichigan.org  Progress Michigan Statement on Chatfield Charges  MICHIGAN – Today, Attorney General Dana Nessel held a press conference to announce criminal charges in the investigation against former House Speaker Lee Chatfield. Progress Michigan released the following statement, attributed to Sam…

Biden-Harris Administration’s Major Announcement on Gun Violence Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 11, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, (313) 400-0298, denzel@progressmichigan.org Biden-Harris Administration’s Major Announcement on Gun Violence Prevention Expanded background checks for all gun sales will close major legal loopholes and save lives MICHIGAN – In a pivotal stride towards enhancing gun safety measures, the Biden-Harris Administration unveiled a…

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Poll: Michiganders Reaffirm Support for Reproductive Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 10, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, (313) 400-0298, denzel@progressmichigan.org Poll: Michiganders Reaffirm Support for Reproductive Freedom Transparency reforms, extreme risk protection orders also prove popular MICHIGAN – On Wednesday, Progress Michigan released the latest edition of Lake Effect, a monthly poll that tracks public opinion about a variety…

Republican Leadership Uses Tragedy to Further Anti-Immigrant Fearmongering 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan Tuesday, April 2, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, denzel@progressmichigan.org, 313-400-0298 Republican Leadership Uses Tragedy to Further Anti-Immigrant Fearmongering  Hoekstra, Hall use the murder of a Grand Rapids woman to stoke xenophobia and division MICHIGAN – Last week, a 25-year-old woman named Ruby Garcia was murdered in Grand Rapids, allegedly shot…

Maddock Tweet & MIGOP Leadership Spread Lies About Immigration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan Thursday, March 28, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, denzel@progressmichigan.org Maddock Tweet & MIGOP Leadership Spread Lies About Immigration Rep. Maddock’s recent tweet shows truth is no barrier to Republican fear-mongering MICHIGAN – On Wednesday, Representative Matt Maddock posted a tweet asserting that several buses at the Detroit airport were transporting…

Report: Nearly Half of MI Republican Lawmakers are Election Deniers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan March 27, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, denzel@progressmichigan.org,  313-400-0298 Report: Nearly Half of MI Republican Lawmakers are Election Deniers States United Democracy Center report identifies 32 state legislators as election deniers MICHIGAN –  A new report released by States United Democracy Center has classified 32 Republican lawmakers, 44 percent of the Republican…

Hall’s Lukewarm Statement on Schriver’s Racist Tweet Falls Far Short

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan Thursday, March 21, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, denzel@progressmichigan.org, 313-400-0298 Hall’s Lukewarm Statement on Schriver’s Racist Tweet Falls Far Short Hall must make clear that white supremacy has no place in state government MICHIGAN – On Wednesday, Michigan House Minority Leader Matt Hall finally broke his silence on Michigan State…

Progress Michigan Launches Site to Track Biden Administration Investments in Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 19, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, (313) 400-0298, denzel@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Launches Site to Track Biden Administration Investments in Michigan Biden Builds Michigan site hosts database of infrastructure projects with more than $45 billion in funding MICHIGAN – On Tuesday, Progress Michigan announced the launch of BidenBuildsMI.com, a database…

Poll Highlight: Many Michiganders Think Michigan Republicans Have a White Supremacy Problem

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan March 18, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell, denzel@progressmichigan.org, 313-400-0298 Poll Highlight: Many Michiganders Think Michigan Republicans Have a White Supremacy Problem Lake Effect newsletter highlights Michigan opinion on white supremacy, Rep. Schriver, and the Michigan Republican Party   MICHIGAN –  Earlier this month, Progress Michigan released the March issue of…

Progress Michigan Statement on Senate Oversight Committee Advancing FOIA Reform Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  News from Progress Michigan March 13, 2024 Contact: Denzel McCampbell,  denzel@progressmichigan.org    Progress Michigan Statement on Senate Oversight Committee Advancing FOIA Reform LegislationOne step closer to finally reforming state’s FOIA laws  LANSING, Mich. –– On Wednesday, the Michigan State Senate’s Oversight Committee voted to send to the Senate floor legislation that will reform Michigan’s…