Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Friday, May. 17.

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Friday, May. 17 9:00 AM Michigan Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference – Michigan Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference, with presentations focused on the U.S. and Michigan economies and state government revenues. During the event, official revenue forecasts for fiscal years 2019, 2020 and 2021 will be revised

Location: Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michigan.gov/treasury

Contacts: Ron Leix, leixr@michigan.gov, 1 517 335 2167


Friday, May. 17 10:30 AM Michigan Press Association Foundation 33rd Annual Scholarship Golf Benefit

Location: Lake Forest Golf Club, 3110 W Ellsworth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michiganpress.org/, https://twitter.com/michiganpress

Contacts: Michigan Press Association, mpa@michiganpress.org, 1 517 372 2424


Friday, May. 17 12:10 PM Dem Sen. Debbie Stabenow’s public schedule – Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow attends Rotary Club of Lansing Luncheon, speaking on access to affordable health care and Medicare at 50, her legislation to give people between the ages of 50 and 64 years old the option of buying into Medicare, at Country Club of Lansing, 2200 Morores River Dr, Lansing, MI (12:10 PM EDT); and attends Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony, with Dem Sen. Gary Peters at Michigan History Center, 702 Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI (2:00 PM EDT)

Location: Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://stabenow.senate.gov/, https://twitter.com/SenStabenow

Contacts: Vincent Sheu, Office of Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Vincent_Sheu@stabenow.senate.gov, 1 202 224 3002


Friday, May. 17 1:00 PM Michigan Gov. Whitmer attends groundbreaking for new veterans home in Grand Rapids – Michigan Veterans’ Facility Author and Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency hold a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, with speakers including Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Director Maj. Gen. Paul Rogers, and Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss

Location: Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, 3000 Monroe Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michiganveterans.com, https://twitter.com/MIVeteran

Contacts: Andy Henion, heniona@michigan.gov, 1 517 284 5228

RSVP to Andy Henion, PR Manager for the MVAA, at heniona@michigan.gov, (517) 284-5228


Friday, May. 17 4:00 PM Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist hosts ‘Road to Opportunity’ town hall

Location: 261 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michigan.gov, https://twitter.com/migov

Contacts: Office of the Michigan Governor, BrownT56@michigan.gov


Friday, May. 17 5:00 PM Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee hosts Michigan 5th Congressional District Art Competition reception

Location: Greater Flint Arts Council, 816 Saginaw St, Flint, MI

Weblinks: http://dankildee.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepDanKildee

Contacts: Robyn Bryan, Office of Rep. Dan Kildee, Robyn.Bryan@mail.house.gov, 1 202 256 6655

Media interested in attending must RSVP to Robyn Bryan by email at Robyn.Bryan@mail.house.gov or by telephone at 202-256-6655



UPDATED EVENT: Saturday, May. 18 10:00 AM Dems Rep. Debbie Dingell and Sen. Amy Klobuchar hold discussion on VAWA – Democrats Rep. Debbie Dingell and Sen. Amy Klobuchar hold a public policy discussion on the ‘Violence Against Women Act’ (VAWA), with SafeHouse Executive Director Barbara Niess-May, Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney Brian Mackie, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense Michigan Chapter Lead Emily Durbin, and Miss Michigan Emily Sioma

Location: Safe House Center Domestic, 4100 Clark Rd, Ann Arbor, MI

Weblinks: http://debbiedingell.house.gov, https://twitter.com/RepDebDingell

Contacts: Maggie Rousseau, Office of Rep. Debbie Dingell communications, Maggie.Rousseau@mail.house.gov, 1 313 278 2936

All media should RSVP to Maggie@mail.house.gov


Saturday, May. 18 11:30 AM Amy Klobuchar attends Michigan Women’s Caucus Luncheon – Michigan Democratic Party Women’s Caucus Luncheon, with special guest 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar * Later, the Michigan Democratic Party Annual Legacy Dinner, honoring the legacy of former Rep. John Dingell takes place (6:00 PM EDT)

Location: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Dr W, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michigandems.com, https://twitter.com/MichiganDems

Contacts: Paul Kanan, Michigan Democratic Party, pkanan@michigandems.com , 1 517 371 5410