Progress Michigan Statement on Gov. Rick Snyder’s Attempt to Whitewash Record at Town Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 12, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Statement on Gov. Rick Snyder’s Attempt to Whitewash Record at Town Hall  “Gov. Snyder can spin and distort the facts as much as he wants, but the truth is he has continually put the interests of corporations over the well-being…

Progress Michigan Announces New Television Ad

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  October 9, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Announces New Television Ad Video highlights long list of problems related to state’s Aramark contract MICHIGAN — Today at press conferences in Lansing and Grand Rapids, Progress Michigan announced the launch of a new television ad titled, “Maggots.” The ad seeks to educate…

Is Terri Lynn Land Advocating for Another Government Shutdown?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 8, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Is Terri Lynn Land Advocating for Another Government Shutdown? Land wouldn’t have supported bill to end 2013 government shutdown MICHIGAN — Terri Lynn Land recently posted a graphic on her Facebook page that said, “Let’s send a mom to the U.S. Senate…

Terri Lynn Land Clearly Not Ready for Tough Decisions in U.S. Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 3, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Terri Lynn Land Clearly Not Ready for Tough Decisions in U.S. Senate  MICHIGAN — While on Michigan Radio’s Michigan Calling program, Terri Lynn Land dodged questions from voters and failed to prove that she is ready to handle the high-pressure, high-stakes situations that arise…

Progress Michigan: New Poll Shows Gubernatorial Race a Dead Heat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org  Progress Michigan: New Poll Shows Gubernatorial Race a Dead Heat Voters souring on Snyder’s Wrong Priorities for Michigan LANSING — A new poll released today by Progress Michigan shows Michigan’s gubernatorial race as a dead heat. The poll was conducted through live telephone operators…

Snyder Administration Cannot Be Trusted to Handle Aramark Situation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 1, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Administration Cannot Be Trusted to Handle Aramark Situation LANSING — The claim made by Ed Buss, the Snyder-appointed overseer of the state’s Aramark contract, that the company is increasing pay as a way to remedy the numerous problems that have occurred…

Progress Michigan Announces New Digital Media Coordinator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Announces New Digital Media Coordinator Matt Kovac joins citizens’ watchdog organization  LANSING – On Monday, Matt Kovac joined Progress Michigan as the organization’s Digital Media Coordinator. Matt joins Progress Michigan after working in Chicago for The Chicago Reporter and the Chicago Innocence…

Snyder Administration Ordered Treasury to Show ‘Investment Value’ of Aramark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 25, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Snyder Administration Ordered Treasury to Show ‘Investment Value’ of Aramark Email obtained through a FOIA request raises questions about administration’s relationship with Aramark An email recently obtained by Progress Michigan through a Freedom of Information Act request shows that Dennis…

Will Lawmakers Support Resolution to End Aramark Contract?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 25, 2014 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Will Lawmakers Support Resolution to End Aramark Contract? Sex acts, drugs and alleged murder plots plague privatized contract  MICHIGAN — In light of recent allegations that an Aramark employee approached an inmate at Michigan prison to solicit a murder for…