Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Sunday, Aug. 13.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

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Sunday, Aug. 13 9:00 AM ‘State of the Union’ on CNN – ‘State of the Union with Jake Tapper’, program featuring interviews, political analysis and stories of everyday Americans, with guests including former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, Weekly Standard Editor-at-Large Bill Kristol, Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell, Michael Caputo, and Our Revolution President Nina Turner

Location: TBD http://www.cnn.com https://twitter.com/CNNsotu #CNNsotu

Contacts: Lauren Pratapas CNN lauren.pratapas@cnn.com lpratapas


Sunday, Aug. 13 Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed speaks at the West Bloomfield Democrats picnic

Location: Farmington, MI https://abdulformichigan.com/ https://twitter.com/AbdulElSayed

Contacts: Adam Joseph Abdul El-Sayed for Governor press@abdulformichigan.com 1 248 835 3077


Sunday, Aug. 13 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race: Pure Michigan 400

Location: Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI www.nascar.com https://twitter.com/NASCAR

Contacts: Kristi King NASCAR competition communications kking@nascar.com 1 704 720 3238


Monday, Aug. 14 9:20 AM Dem Rep. Dan Kildee attends Veterans Fishing Day event in Flushing, MI – Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee delivers brief remarks at Veterans Fishing Day event, hosted by Michigan state Rep. Phil Phelps, Flint River Watershed Coalition, National Professional Anglers Association, Red Fox Outfitters, Michigan United Conservation Club and Heroes on the Water – Central Michigan

Location: Riverview Park, 230 S Cherry St, Flushing, MI http://dankildee.house.gov/ https://twitter.com/RepDanKildee

Contacts: Mitchell Rivard Rep. Dan Kildee Office mitchell.rivard@mail.house.gov 1 989 450 2534

* Event begins at 9:00 AM * Media interested in attending must RSVP to Mitchell Rivard by email at Mitchell.Rivard@mail.house.gov or by telephone at 989-450-2534


Monday, Aug. 14 1:30 PM Detroit Mayor Duggan introduces Motor City Match winners – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan helps announces Round 8 Motor City Match winners, with each of the 13 businesses providing a brief owner introduction. Also at the event, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation Small Business team announce an expected 500,000 in Round 8 matching cash awards from Motor City Match. Speakers also include DEGC Small Business Vice President Mike Rafferty

Location: Mutual Adoration, 14500 Kercheval Ave, Detroit, MI Detroit http://www.motorcitymatch.com/ https://twitter.com/motorcitymatch

Contacts: Mike Scott MCCI mscott@mccicorp.com 1 248 766 9482


Monday, Aug. 14 5:15 PM Lansing Committee on Public Service meeting

Location: Lansing City Hall, 124 W Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI Lansing http://www.lansingmi.gov/ https://twitter.com/lansingmichigan

Contacts: Sherrie Boak City Council Office council@lansingmi.gov 1 517 483 4177


Monday, Aug. 14 Masco Corp: Q2 2017 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://investors.masco.com/ https://twitter.com/MascoCareers

Contacts: David Chaika Masco Corp Investor Relations david_chaika@mascohq.com 1 313 792 5500


Monday, Aug. 14 – Friday, Aug. 18 Ingham County Health Department host ninth annual Back to School Health Fair

Location: Ingham County Health Department, Human Services Bldg, 5303 S Cedar St, Lansing, MI Lansing http://hd.ingham.org/

Contacts: Amanda Darche Ingham County Health Department adarche@ingham.org 1 517 887 4430


Tuesday, Aug. 15 11:00 AM GOP Rep. Tom MacArthur introduces the The Fairness for Korean DMZ Veterans Act – Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur introduces the The Fairness for Korean DMZ Veterans Act, via a press conference. The legislation changes the eligibility date for veterans who served at or near the Korean DMZ to receive disability compensation for Agent Orange and other herbicide-related conditions

Location: American Legion Post 294, 39 Fort Dix Road, Pemberton, NJ kuster.house.gov https://twitter.com/RepAnnieKuster

Contacts: Nick Brown Rep. Kuster Communications Director Nick.Brown@mail.house.gov 1 202 597 1894


Tuesday, Aug. 15 – Friday, Aug. 18 Michigan Economic Developers Association Annual Meeting

Location: Haworth Inn and Conference Center, Holland, MI Holland https://www.medaweb.org/ https://twitter.com/MEDA50

Contacts: Michigan Economic Developers Association Office meda@medaweb.org 1 517 241 0011


Tuesday, Aug. 15 – Thursday, Aug. 17 Midwest Rail Conference – 2017 Midwest Rail Conference ‘Midwest Connections: Passenger and Freight Rail Look to the Future’, held in conjunction with SummerRail 2017 (organized annually by the Transportation Research Board Freight Rail Transportation Committee) and the National University Rail Center (NURail) Annual Meeting

Location: Kalamazoo, MI Kalamazoo www.nas.edu/ https://twitter.com/NASciences

Contacts: National Academies News Office news@nas.edu 1 202 334 2138


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