Author: Sam Inglot

May 23, 2018

Bill Schuette has remained silent while EPA Chief Scott Pruitt —  someone he personally vouched for — has actively blocked the public from getting information about toxins in our water from corporate dumping. Namely, we’re talking about PFAs (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance), which have been linked to a host of health problems like cancer, low birth…

May 3, 2018

A new poll shows “Almost four out of five Michigan residents support a substantial increase in state spending on higher education to keep tuition low for in-state residents,” according to Michigan Radio. That is a sharp contrast to Attorney General Bill Schuette, who wants to continue Rick Snyder’s legacy of more tax breaks for the…

April 25, 2018

The Flint Water Crisis has been ongoing for four years. The people of Flint continue to struggle for access to clean water and justice for what was done to their bodies and their city. As time goes on, we cannot forget the culpability in this crisis from elected officials across the board, and that includes…

April 18, 2018

For the last two days, Bill Schuette has been doing two things that should concern Michiganders: He’s been trumpeting the Republican Tax Plan that was rammed through by the Republican Congress last year. He claims it’s a boon for working families, but it’s not. It’s a windfall for Wall Street stockholders and wealthy donors, while…

April 18, 2018

Bill Schuette has been in the news a lot lately because of problems with the Enbridge oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac, which he has the power to shut down, by the way. However, rather than take action, he’s chosen instead to score political points by offering up cheap platitudes about the pipeline’s future….

April 3, 2018

January 9, 2017 Progress Michigan Pushes to Expedite Schuette FOIA Lawsuit Motion filed with Court of Appeals after state, federal complaints filed against Schuette  LANSING —Progress Michigan has filed a motion to expedite their Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against Attorney General Bill Schuette. The watchdog group pointed to their recent complaints at the state and federal…

April 3, 2018

January 9, 2017 Attorney General Schuette Should Investigate Calley’s Harvard Travel Questions about who paid for Calley’s Harvard education while on taxpayer time need answers LANSING — Progress Michigan is calling on Attorney General Bill Schuette to launch an investigation into the Lt. Governor Brian Calley’s out-of-state travel that caused him to miss numerous days…

April 3, 2018

January 5, 2018 ‘Political Patronage at Its Worst’: Hatch Act Complaint Filed Against Schuette Progress Michigan holding Schuette accountable for misusing public funds MICHIGAN — Attorney General Schuette violated federal law when he hired current and former campaign staffers and political operatives to taxpayer-funded positions in his office, Progress Michigan said in a Hatch Act complaint mailed…

April 3, 2018

  January 2, 2018 Campaign Finance Complaint Filed Over Schuette’s Hiring of Political Staff Freep investigation showed Schuette playing fast and loose with public funds LANSING — Today, Progress Michigan mailed a campaign finance complaint to the Secretary of State’s office over Attorney General Bill Schuette’s use of public funds to hire political staff for his gubernatorial campaign….

April 3, 2018

December 20, 2017 GOP’s Crusade to Rob Teachers of $550 Million Ends Michigan Supreme Court sides with hardworking teachers  LANSING — Progress Michigan is applauding teachers and their unions for beating back a drawn-out, wasteful lawsuit from the Snyder administration and Attorney General Bill Schuette that tried to keep money from educators that was owed to…