Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Monday, Aug. 26.

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Monday, Aug. 26 8:30 AM CFNAI Chicago Fed National Activity Index

Weblinks: http://www.chicagofed.org, https://twitter.com/ChicagoFed

Contacts: Scott Brave, FRB Chicago, sbrave@frbchi.org, 1 312 322 5784

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Monday, Aug. 26 8:30 AM Michigan state Sen. Sylvia Santana hosts coffee hours in Dearborn – Michigan state Sen. Sylvia Santana hosts coffee hours in Dearborn, at Common Grace Coffee Company, 22225 Michigan Ave (8:30 AM EDT); Qahwah House, 6655 Schaefer Rd (10:00 AM EDT); and Shatila Bakery, 14300 W Warren Ave (2:00 PM EDT)

Location: Dearborn, MI

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

Contacts: Office of Sen. Sylvia Santana, SenSSantana@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 0990

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Monday, Aug. 26 9:00 AM Michigan and Wisconsin state senators discuss rail service in Michigan’s UP and Northern Wisconsin – Michigan state Sen. Ed McBroom and Wisconsin state Sen. Tom Tiffany host a public meeting on the state of rail service in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin

Location: Marquette Township Hall, 1000 Commerce Dr, Marquette, MI

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

Contacts: Office of Sen. Tom Tiffany, Sen.Tiffany@legis.wi.gov, 1 608 266 2509; Office of Sen. Ed McBroom, SenEMcBroom@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 7840;

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Monday, Aug. 26 12:00 PM Western Michigan University Football press conference

Location: Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center, 100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI

Weblinks: http://wmich.edu/

Contacts: Sarah Fetters, 1 269 387 4123

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Monday, Aug. 26 12:30 PM AARP Michigan and legislators host listening tour on Rx drug prices – AARP Michigan and legislators host two community conversations on what to do about soaring prescription drug prices at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, 5768 E Grand River Ave, Howell (12:30 PM EDT), and Lakeview High School, 21100 E Eleven Mile Rd, St. Clair Shores (6:00 PM EDT)

Weblinks: http://www.aarp.org, https://twitter.com/AARP

Contacts: Mark Hornbeck, AARP Michigan, mhornbeck@aarp.org, 1 517 267 8935

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Monday, Aug. 26 1:30 PM Detroit Mayor Duggan opens Detroit’s first Financial Empowerment Center – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan holds press conference and official opening of Detroit’s first Financial Empowerment Center, which will provide free, one-on-one professional financial counseling and coaching to residents. Attendees include Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree, and Wayne Metro CEO Louis Piszker

Location: Wayne County Treasurer’s Office, 400 Monroe St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://detroitmi.gov/, https://twitter.com/cityofdetroit

Contacts: Rose Love, City of Detroit Press Office, LoveR@detroitmi.gov, 1 313 850 1940

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Tuesday, Aug. 27 9:00 AM Michigan and Wisconsin state senators discuss rail service in Michigan’s UP and Northern Wisconsin – Michigan state Sen. Ed McBroom and Wisconsin state Sen. Tom Tiffany host a public meeting on the state of rail service in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin

Location: Rhinelander High, 665 Coolidge Ave, Rhinelander, WI

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

Contacts: Office of Sen. Tom Tiffany, Sen.Tiffany@legis.wi.gov, 1 608 266 2509; Office of Sen. Ed McBroom, SenEMcBroom@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 7840;

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Tuesday, Aug. 27 9:00 AM Michigan House Judiciary Committee meeting – Michigan House Judiciary Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 4126 – Marihuana; other; requirement for health warning labels on marihuana products sold in Michigan; provide for’, ‘HB 4127 – Medical marihuana; other; requirement for health warning labels on medical marihuana products sold in Michigan; provide for’, ‘HB 4315 – Crimes; public office and officers; penalties for disarming a law enforcement officer of a firearm if accomplished by force or if law enforcement officer is injured; increase’, ‘HB 4316 – Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for disarming a law enforcement officer of a firearm if accomplished by force or if law enforcement officer is injured; provide for’, ‘HB 4371 – Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for the crime of intentionally failing to document certain services in a medical record and performing certain medical treatments on a minor without consent and another individual present; enact’

Location: Anderson House Office Building, 124 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=509

Contacts: Melissa Weipert , Committee Clerk Office , mweipert@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 5176

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Tuesday, Aug. 27 10:00 AM Cobo Center unveils new name – CF Financial Corporation, TCF Bank and Chemical Bank, a division of TCF Bank, and the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority and Cobo Center leaders hold news conference to officially unveil the new name for Cobo Center and celebrate the historic private-public partnership between the world-class convention center and Detroit’s headquartered bank

Location: Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.drcfa.org/

Contacts: Sara Campbell, lovio george, scampbell@loviogeorge.com, 1 313 832 2210

RSVP in advance to scampbell@loviogeorge.com

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Tuesday, Aug. 27 12:00 PM Western Michigan University Football Kickoff Luncheon

Location: Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center, 100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI

Weblinks: http://wmich.edu/

Contacts: Sarah Fetters, 1 269 387 4123

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NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Aug. 28 12:00 PM Republican Rep. Bill Huizenga hosts constituent office hours

Location: 4555 Wilson Ave SW, Grandville, MI

Weblinks: http://huizenga.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepHuizenga

Contacts: Brian Patrick, Office of Rep. Bill Huizenga, Brian.Patrick@mail.house.gov, 1 616 570 0917