Michiganders Wait on COVID Solutions While Republicans Focus on Nonexistent Election Fraud

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan December 1, 2020 Contact: Lonnie Scott, 734-323-6038, lonnie@progressmichigan.org Michiganders Wait on COVID Solutions While Republicans Focus on Nonexistent Election Fraud Republican inaction is literally killing people MICHIGAN – With COVID-19 caseloads still on the rise and people across the state experiencing food and housing insecurity, Michigan’s Republican-controlled state legislature…

Senate Oversight Committee Prepares for Another Sham Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan December 1, 2020 Contact: Contact: Lonnie Scott, 734-323-6028, lonnie@progressmichigan.org Senate Oversight Committee Prepares for Another Sham Hearing Michigan Republicans continue efforts to bolster conspiracy theories and doubt MICHIGAN – Michigan’s Senate Oversight Committee still refuses to allow public testimony about the vote-counting process at the TCF Center in Detroit…

Maskless Chatfield Living It Up in D.C. in Violation of Mask Order

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 21, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Maskless Chatfield Living It Up in D.C. in Violation of Mask Order As COVID cases soar, Chatfield photographed at Trump Hotel maskless with others MICHIGAN – After pretending his and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey’s White House meeting was focused on…

Activists Confront Shirkey at Detroit, DC Airports

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 20, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Activists Confront Shirkey at Detroit, DC Airports Shirkey Must Respect the Will of the People MICHIGAN – On his way to see Donald Trump in DC today, Shirkey was greeted at the Detroit Metro Airport and Reagan National Airport in…

Shirkey, Chatfield Summoned to White House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 19, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Shirkey, Chatfield Summoned to White House Republican leadership should be condemning Trump’s lies, not feeding a coup   MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding news that Mike Shirkey and Lee Chatfield have been summoned to the White House by Donald…

Michigan Deserves Answers from the Wayne County Board of Canvassers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  November 18, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progresmsichigan.org Michigan Deserves Answers from the Wayne County Board of Canvassers Racist attempt to block election certification inspires FOIA request DETROIT – After a contentious meeting during which the Wayne County Board of Canvassers’ two Republican members initially refused to certify…

Progress Michigan to Wayne Board of Canvassers: ‘Do Your Job’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 17, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org, 616-916-0574 Progress Michigan to Wayne Board of Canvassers: ‘Do Your Job’ Republican Board of Canvassers are reportedly refusing to certify election results MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding information that the Republicans on the Wayne County Board of Canvassers will…

Gov. Whitmer’s Line 5 Announcement Is the Good News We All Needed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 13, 2020 Contact: Lonnie Scott, 734-323-6028, lonnie@progressmichigan.org Gov. Whitmer’s Line 5 Announcement Is the Good News We All Needed Shutting down Line 5 is a win for environmental justice MICHIGAN – Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that she is taking action to shut down Line 5, a major oil…

Michigan Republicans Just Can’t Stop Lying

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan November 6, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Michigan Republicans Just Can’t Stop Lying Party of sore losers continues to push baseless rumors of election fraud MICHIGAN – Since it became clear that both former VP Joe Biden and Democratic Sen. Gary Peters would beat their Republican opponents in Michigan,…

Statement on Trump Lawsuit Trying to Block Will of Voters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from the We Make MI Coalition November 4, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Statement on Trump Lawsuit Trying to Block Will of Voters   MICHIGAN — The We Make Michigan Coalition released the following statement regarding the Trump campaign’s effort to stop every vote from being counted in Michigan: “This is a blatant attempt to disrupt…