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Stock photos get used all the time in advertisements, but when you’re claiming to be a “real leader” who wants to connect with “real people” like Bill Schuette is claiming, you should probably avoid using them — especially when each one highlights a massive failure in your career. Take this example: This is a stock photo […]
This morning, Bill Schuette tried to rewrite history. In a social media graphic posted to his Facebook and Twitter accounts, Schuette said, “Had government leaders listened sooner to real people, we could have slowed or stopped crises like Flint…As governor, I will meet and hear from real people to make sure this doesn’t happen.” […]
Last week, Governor Rick Snyder appointed three new members to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission, one of whom is the outspoken anti-LGBTQ activist and bishop, Ira Combs, Jr. After decades of working against the best interests of LGBTQ Michiganders, Combs was met with criticism from equality activists and elected officials alike questioning his place on […]
As an alumna of Michigan State University, all of the recent news surrounding it, including the Larry Nassar tragedy and ESPN’s Outside the Lines investigation, has been overwhelming. But let’s be clear: It’s overwhelming, not surprising. It’s overwhelming in the sense that there is a lot constantly happening related to both issues, crossing multiple platforms, […]
Today, Bill Schuette’s campaign announced an eight-step ethics plan if he’s elected governor. You read that right: The state’s top law enforcement officer couldn’t be bothered to release an eight-step plan when he was first elected to be attorney general, but he can now when he wants to run the whole state. Unfortunately, this is […]
Progress Michigan has been at the forefront of calling for FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) reform for years. We have been joined in our calls for reform by citizens across the state, the media, good government groups and even the rabid right-wing corporate front group The Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Members of the Michigan House […]