Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Tuesday, Dec. 17.

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Tuesday, Dec. 17 10:30 AM Michigan Gov. Whitmer and AG Nessel announces next step in combating opioid epidemic – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel announce a ‘critical’ step in combating Michigan’s opioid epidemic, via news conference with DHHS Health chief deputy and Chief Medical Executive Dr Joneigh Khaldun

Location: G. Mennen Williams Building, 525 W Ottawa St, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Kelly Rossman-McKinney, Michigan AG press, rossmanmckinneyk@michigan.gov, 1 517 335 7666

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Tuesday, Dec. 17 11:30 AM DPCC chairs discuss GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell’s ‘legislative graveyard’ – Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow, House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David Cicilline and co-chairs Democratic Reps. Matt Cartwright, Debbie Dingell and Ted Lieu highlight Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s ‘legislative graveyard’, and bipartisan legislation that is stalled in the Senate, including bills to protect people with pre-existing conditions and gun safety background checks

Location: S-325, United States Capitol, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://dpcc.senate.gov

Contacts: Robyn Bryan, DPCC, 1 202 224 1437

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Tuesday, Dec. 17 1:30 PM Detroit Goodfellows and Detroit Police Department holiday gift box distribution event

Location: Assumption Grotto Church, 13770 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.detroitgoodfellows.org/, https://twitter.com/DetGoodfellows

Contacts: Teresa Siavrakas , Detroit Goodfellows, Teresa@SocialTMedia.com, 1 248 933 4988

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Wednesday, Dec. 18 7:00 PM President Donald Trump holds ‘Keep America Great’ campaign rally in Michigan

Location: Kellogg Arena, 1 McCamly Square, Battle Creek, MI

Weblinks: http://www.donaldjtrump.com, https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump

Contacts: White House press, 1 202 456 2580; Trump for President press, pressoffice@donaldtrump.com;

Trump arrives in Battle Creek at W.K. Kellogg Airport, 15745 S Airport Road (6:15 PM EST). Please register for media credentials by 5:00 PM EST, Monday, December 16, 2019. Late requests will not be accepted. Once approved, you will receive additional logistics in a separate email. Credentials are non-transferable