New Poll Shows Strong Numbers for Dems Heading Into Election Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 30, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org New Poll Shows Strong Numbers for Dems Heading Into Election Day Monthly Lake Effect poll tracks support for various candidates and issues in Michigan MICHIGAN – Today, Progress Michigan released the latest version of Lake Effect, a monthly newsletter featuring data collected by Public…

Open Letter from 37 Orgs: Every Vote Must Be Counted

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from Multiple Organizations October 28, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Open Letter from 37 Orgs: Every Vote Must Be Counted Organizations across the state are mobilizing to ensure the election reflects the will of the people MICHIGAN — Today, as part of a statewide effort, 37 organizations released an open letter showing…

Progress Michigan PACs Build on 2018 Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan Political Action October 26, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan PACs Build on 2018 Success Millions of Michiganians, Progress Michigan Political Action Fund, working to elect progressive candidates up and down the ticket MICHIGAN – This year, two political action funds operated by Progress Michigan are using the same…

Michigan Republicans Dropping the Ball on COVID-19 (Again)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 20, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org, 616-916-0574 Michigan Republicans Dropping the Ball on COVID-19 (Again) GOP plan falls well short of expert recommendations MICHIGAN – After months of relentless attacks on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s widely popular efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus and keep Michigan communities…

Progress Michigan Statement on Republicans Using $542K in Public Funds to Sue Gov. Whitmer 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 6, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org, 616-916-0574 Progress Michigan Statement on Republicans Using $542K in Public Funds to Sue Gov. Whitmer MICHIGAN — Today, Progress Michigan released its findings that Republicans in the legislature collectively spent over half a million dollars for lawsuits against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s efforts to…

Republicans Put COVID-19 Unemployment at Risk, Choose Campaigning Over Fix

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan October 6, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Republicans Put COVID-19 Unemployment at Risk, Choose Campaigning Over Fix Taking down Whitmer’s executive orders scored political points, but put working Michiganders at risk LANSING — Going after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s emergency powers was always about winning political points for Republicans,…

Progress Michigan Responds to MI Supreme Court Emergency Power Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan   October 2, 2020 Contact: Lonnie Scott, lonnie@progressmichigan.org Progress Michigan Responds to MI Supreme Court Emergency Power Decision   MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan released the following statement regarding the Michigan Supreme Court ruling 4-3 against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s emergency powers she has used to keep Michiganders safe during the…

Michigan Deserves Answers About Spending on Partisan Lawsuits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 30, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org  Michigan Deserves Answers About Spending on Partisan Lawsuits Progress Michigan requests financial transparency from legislative offices MICHIGAN – This week, Progress Michigan sent emails to the Secretary of the Senate and the House Business Office requesting financial records that pertain…

Progressives Express Support for Whitmer Climate Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 23, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Progressives Express Support for Whitmer Climate Action Gov. Whitmer’s latest executive action shows she takes this crisis seriously MICHIGAN – On Wednesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order aimed at combating the climate crisis and making Michigan a carbon-neutral state…

Unlock Michigan Caught Teaching Signature Collectors to Break the Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan September 22, 2020 Contact: Sam Inglot, sam@progressmichigan.org Unlock Michigan Caught Teaching Signature Collectors to Break the Law Petition Drive is Nothing More Than A Partisan Power Grab MICHIGAN – A report from the Detroit Free Press details yet another scandal involving the Unlock Michigan ballot campaign — and this one was caught…