House Republicans Continue to Make a Mockery of the Political Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan May 6, 2020 Contact: Lonnie Scott, lonnie@progressmichigan.org House Republicans Continue to Make a Mockery of the Political Process Hearing with conspiracy theorist Naomi Wolf is an embarrassment to our state MICHIGAN – On Thursday, House Republicans held a hearing featuring testimony from noted conspiracy theorist and anti-vaxxer Naomi Wolf,…

Add Rank Hypocrisy to List of Ron Weiser Transgressions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan May 4, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Add Rank Hypocrisy to List of Ron Weiser Transgressions MIGOP hypocrisy allows privately funded police departments, but not election administration  MICHIGAN – After the Petoskey City Council voted 3-2 to accept a donation from serial inciter of misogyny and political violence Ron…

Let’s Get Michigan ‘Vacc to Normal’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan April 29, 2021  Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org  Let’s Get Michigan ‘Vacc to Normal’ Gov. Whitmer’s plan will help our state start to safely recover from COVID pandemic MICHIGAN – On Wednesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced her “MI Vacc to Normal,” a plan that sets clear benchmarks for relaxing…

‘Transparency’ Bills Don’t Pass the Smell Test; Progress MI Demands Real Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan April 29, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org ‘Transparency’ Bills Don’t Pass the Smell Test; Progress MI Demands Real Reform Close Lansing Loopholes FOIA and lobbying reform initiatives will offer real ethics and transparency changes MICHIGAN — In the wake of a Bridge Magazine article outlining the extreme deficiencies in an ethics reform…

SB287 Is an Unacceptable Attack on Voting Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan April 28, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, , sam@progressmichigan.org SB287 Is an Unacceptable Attack on Voting Rights No one should have to pay to exercise their constitutional right MICHIGAN – As the Senate Elections Committee meets to consider SB-287, a bill that would prohibit election officials from providing free postage for…

Corporate Donors Continue to Enable Shirkey’s Hoaxes and Anti-Voter Actions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 27, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Corporate Donors Continue to Enable Shirkey’s Hoaxes and Anti-Voter Actions Majority Leader’s PAC bringing in thousands even after numerous despicable comments MICHIGAN – People across the state were shocked and appalled by comments Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey made…

Michiganders Will Pay the Price for GOP’s Political Games

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan April 21, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Michiganders Will Pay the Price for GOP’s Political Games Republican lawmakers let down public by choosing pettiness over effective governing MICHIGAN – On Tuesday, Republican lawmakers released a budget proposal that includes significant cuts to a wide range of public…

In 2016, Sen. McBroom Opposed Voter ID Laws Now Being Pushed by MIGOP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan April 14, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org In 2016, Sen. McBroom Opposed Voter ID Laws Now Being Pushed by MIGOP Progress Michigan calls on Sen. McBroom to reiterate his opposition to voter ID laws MICHIGAN – As Republican lawmakers work to chip away at Michiganders’ voting rights with…

New Poll: Nearly 60% Support Calls for Ron Weiser Resignation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan April 6, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, (616) 916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll: Nearly 60% Support Calls for Ron Weiser Resignation Lake Effect poll shows strong disapproval of GOP Co-Chair, support for FOIA reform MICHIGAN – On Tuesday, Progress Michigan released the latest edition of Lake Effect, a monthly research newsletter that tracks…

Progress Michigan Slams GOP Chair for Assassination Joke, “Witches” Comparison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Progress Michigan March 26, 2021 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Slams GOP Chair for Assassination Joke, “Witches” Comparison Weiser’s comments are dangerous, inflammatory, and unacceptable MICHIGAN – The following statement on the video released today showing GOP Chair Ron Weiser joking about assassination and referring to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, AG…