New Poll Tracks Attitudes on Police Reform and Michigan Officials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan July 1, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll Tracks Attitudes on Police Reform and Michigan Officials Michigan voters approve of police reforms and Gov. Whitmer MICHIGAN – On Wednesday, Progress Michigan and Public Policy Polling released the latest version of Lake Effect, a monthly research newsletter that tracks public…

Progress Michigan Applauds Whitmer Administration Police Reform Proposals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 29, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Applauds Whitmer Administration Police Reform Proposals Calls reform proposals a step in the right direction LANSING – Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced new reforms to the way police will conduct their day to day work, including banning chokeholds and…

Progress Michigan Praises Supreme Court Abortion Access Ruling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 29, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Praises Supreme Court Abortion Access Ruling U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Access to Abortion is Constitutional WASHINGTON – This morning the Supreme Court of the United States in a 5-4 decision ruled that access to abortion cannot be limited by…

Progress Michigan on Historic SCOTUS Ruling for LGBTQ+ Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 15, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan on Historic SCOTUS Ruling for LGBTQ+ Rights SCOTUS rules no one cannot be fired for being LGBTQ+, much needed good news in 2020   LANSING — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the decision by the United States Supreme…

New Poll Examines Attitudes about Police Brutality, COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan June 1, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll Examines Attitudes about Police Brutality, COVID-19 Voters worry about police brutality, continue to support Gov. Whitmer’s COVID response and support vote by mail MICHIGAN – This week, Progress Michigan and Public Policy Polling published the latest edition of Lake Effect, a…

Hypocrisy Alert: GOP Chairwoman Votes Absentee While Suing CA for Mail-In Voting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  May 26, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org  Hypocrisy Alert: GOP Chairwoman Votes Absentee While Suing CA for Mail-In Voting Records show Ronna Romney McDaniel has voted absentee a number of times in past elections MICHIGAN — According to publicly available voting records, GOP Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel has used mail-in…

Progress Michigan Slams Lawsuit Brought by Chatfield, Shirkey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 6, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org   Progress Michigan Slams Lawsuit Brought by Chatfield, Shirkey Republican lawmakers should ditch petty partisan fights and get back to their actual jobs MICHIGAN – Progress Michigan released a statement today condemning the lawsuit brought by Republican leaders Mike Shirkey and…

Shirkey Puts Political Power Play Over Health of Michigan Residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 4, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Shirkey Puts Political Power Play Over Health of Michigan Residents Senate Majority leader says power grab is “No. 1 priority” MICHIGAN — Despite thousands of deaths from COVID-19 and infection rates rising in areas across the state, Senate Majority Leader Mike…

New Poll Shows Support for Real Solutions During COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 30, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll Shows Support for Real Solutions During COVID-19 Respondents support remote legislative sessions, disapprove of protesters MICHIGAN – This week, Progress Michigan and Public Policy Polling (PPP) released their monthly Lake Effect Newsletter, which offers insight into public opinion about…

Hornberger Deserves Censure for Holocaust Post

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan  April 30, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Hornberger Deserves Censure for Holocaust Post House Speaker Lee Chatfield must immediately hold Hornberger accountable for using Holocaust to attack public health officials MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling on House Speaker Lee Chatfield to censure Rep. Pamela Hornberger for using the…