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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 […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Progress Michigan January 12, 2018 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, email@example.com Schuette, Calley Must Respond to Trump’s Comments Silence means they approve of Trump’s “shithole” comments MICHIGAN — Progress Michigan is calling on Attorney General Bill Schuette and Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley to respond to Donald Trump’s racist, xenophobic remarks about other countries. […]
Senator Patrick Colbeck is known for verbose statements about cutting government programs, blocking those who disagree with him on social media and being one of the few people in Michigan who actually likes Ted Cruz. But he should be most known for his failure to protect veterans when he had the chance. In 2011, […]
Last night, USA Today posted an opinion piece calling President Trump unfit for office because of his tweet about New York Senator Kristen Gillibrand. The piece hit the nail on the head when the writers said, “With his latest tweet, clearly implying that a United States senator would trade sexual favors for campaign cash, President […]
In no small part thanks to the ACA, I am finally getting my life back on track. Four years ago, in the summer after my 30th birthday, I was in a devastating highway car accident. I was newly self-employed and had made the choice to pay the fee with my taxes to opt out of […]
I’m a 34-year-old freelance opera singer and voice teacher from Rochester Hills, Michigan. As a result of my freelance job, I do not have the option of attaining health insurance through my employer. I was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 18, and Crohn’s Disease at age 21. Because of these pre-existing conditions, I […]