Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Wednesday, Aug. 16.

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Wednesday, Aug. 16 10:00 AM Dem Rep. Debbie Dingell tours UAW-Ford Technical Training Center in Lincoln Park, MI – Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell meets with leaders of the UAW-Ford Technical Training Center for a briefing on their one of a kind apprenticeship program, and tour of their facility to highlight a new economic agenda called ‘A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future’. Attendees include UAW Assistant Director Rocky Di Iacovo, Ford Motor Company TTC Manager Doug Mertz, UAW TTC Coordinator Chris Crump, and UAW-Ford Joint Apprentice Program participants

Location: Technical Training Institute, 25500 W Outer Dr, Lincoln Park, MI debbiedingell.house.gov https://twitter.com/RepDebDingell

Contacts: Hannah Smith Rep. Debbie Dingell press Hannah.smith@mail.house.gov 1 202 315 8446


Wednesday, Aug. 16 10:00 AM Michigan Gov. Snyder’s public schedule – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder offers remarks celebrating a new housing opportunity at a redeveloped apartment complex, with MSHDA Director Earl Poleski, Talent and Economic Development Director Roger Curtis, and Marquette Mayor Dave Campana, at 600 Altamont St, Marquette (10:00 AM EDT); participates in a roundtable with local educators and manufacturing CEO’s to discuss developing, attracting and retaining talent at Lake Shore Systems, 2141 Woodward Ave, Kingsford (12:55 PM CDT); tours Lake Shore Systems Technology Center at Lake Shore Systems, 2141 Woodward Ave, Kingsford (2:00 PM CDT); and offers remarks at the Hermansville to Escanaba Trail Collaboration ribbon cutting ceremony, with Michigan state Rep. Beau LaFave at Thomas St. Onge Veterans Memorial Museum, N16462 Linden St, Hermansville (3:45 PM CDT)

Location: Marquette www.michigan.gov https://twitter.com/migov

Contacts: Anna Heaton Office of Gov. Rick Snyder heatona@michigan.gov 1 517 242 2187


Wednesday, Aug. 16 3:30 PM Lansing Committee on Public Safety 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


Wednesday, Aug. 16 6:00 PM Michigan House PWC ‘Hear Us Roar’ 2017 summer listening tour stop – Michigan House Progressive Women’s Caucus (PWC) continues its ‘Hear Us Roar’ 2017 summer listening tour, consisting of five women’s issues town halls to share their concerns and ideas about the issues facing women in Michigan. Today’s event is hosted by Michigan state Rep. Donna Lasinski, with special guests PWC Chair state Rep. Stephanie Chang, and state Sen. Rebekah Warren

Location: Scio Township Hall, 827 N Zeeb Rd, Ann Arbor, MI Ann Arbor http://www.house.mi.gov/home.asp

Contacts: Office of Rep. Stephanie Chang 1 517 373 0823


Wednesday, Aug. 16 6:00 PM Ingham County Democrats August Meeting, with guest speaker Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Michigan Shri Thanedar

Location: Henry’s Place, 4926 Marsh Rd, Okemos, MI https://www.inghamcountydemocraticparty.com/

Contacts: Ingham County Democrats InghamDemParty@gmail.com 1 517 481 3551


Wednesday, Aug. 16 30th anniversary of Northwest Airlines flight killing 156 on takeoff at Detroit – 30th anniversary of Northwest Airlines Flight 255 crashing while trying to take off from a Detroit airport, killing 156 people; the sole survivor was a four-year-old girl

Location: TBD

Contacts: TBD


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