Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Jun. 18.

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Thursday, Jun. 18 8:00 AM Michigan Chronicle virtual ‘Pancakes and Politics’ event, featuring Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Weblinks: http://michronicleonline.com/, https://twitter.com/MIChronicle

Contacts: Michigan Chronicle, 1 313 963 5522

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Thursday, Jun. 18 8:15 AM Michigan Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic meeting

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

Weblinks: http://www.house.mi.gov/home.asp

Contacts: Denny Schwarze, Dschwarze@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 2874

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Thursday, Jun. 18 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 5336 – Civil procedure; remedies; uniform commercial real estate receivership act; modify’, ‘HB 4980 – Criminal procedure; expunction; certain convictions to be automatically set aside after 10 years under certain circumstances; provide for’, ‘HB 4981 – Criminal procedure; expunction; certain traffic offense committed by a person without a commercial driver license to be set aside; allow’, ‘HB 4982 – Criminal procedure; expunction; set aside process for certain marihuana related offenses; modify’, ‘HB 4983 Rep. Rabhi Criminal procedure; expunction; time period after certain events applicant must wait to petition to set aside a conviction; amend’

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

Weblinks: http://committees.senate.michigan.gov/details?Com=JUD

Contacts: Jackie Mosher, Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee, 1 517 373 5312

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Thursday, Jun. 18 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Agriculture Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Agriculture Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 850 – Agriculture; industrial hemp; regulations for growing industrial hemp; create’, ‘SB 851 – Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; allowing a falsified preharvest sample to be tested; provide for’, ‘SB 852 – Agriculture; industrial hemp; regulations for growing industrial hemp; create’, ‘SB 853 – Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; allowing a falsified preharvest sample to be tested; provide for’

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

Weblinks: http://www.senate.michigan.gov/committee/agriculture.html

Contacts: Elena Palombo, OfcSCC@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 1721

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Thursday, Jun. 18 10:00 AM Vice President Pence’s daily schedule – Vice President Mike Pence departs Joint Base Andrews en route to Mount Clemens, MI (10:00 AM EDT, pool press), arriving at Selfridge National Guard Base in nearby Harrison Township, MI, at 11:25 AM EDT (pre-credentialed press). He then has lunch at Engine House (12:00 PM EDT, pool press), before touring Chardam Gear Company (2:10 PM EDT, pool press), and delivering remarks to employees at Casadei Steel on ‘Opening Up American Again’ (2:40 PM EDT, pre-credentialed press), both in Sterling Heights, MI. Afterwards, he departs Mount Clemens en route to Washington, DC (4:20 PM EDT, pool press), arriving back at JBA at 5:40 PM EDT (pool press)

Weblinks: http://www.whitehouse.gov, https://twitter.com/VP

Contacts: Vice President press, 1 202 456 0373

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Thursday, Jun. 18 11:30 AM Dem Reps. Brenda Lawrence and Andy Levin discuss President Trump’s coronavirus response – Michigan Democratic Party hold virtual press conference on ‘President Donald Trump’s failed coronavirus (COVID-19) response and how he has rolled over on China’, with Democratic Reps. Brenda Lawrence and Andy Levin, and Sterling Heights, MI, City Councilman Michael Radtke Jr.

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

Contacts: Christian Slater, Michigan Democratic Party, cslater@michigandems.com, 1 616 836 1832

https://michigandems.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsdeqopjssE92IMcSQcfp12Y0epQDKlkRD

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Thursday, Jun. 18 12:00 PM Vice President Pence continues ‘Great American Comeback Tour’ in Michigan – Vice President Mike Pence visits Michigan – the latest stop on his ‘Great American Comeback Tour’ – having lunch at Engine House (a restaurant owned by a Detroit firefighter and a former Detroit firefighter) in Mount Clemens (12:00 PM EDT), and touring Chardam Gear Company (2:10 PM EDT) and delivering remarks to employees at Casadei Steel on ‘Opening Up American Again’ (2:40 PM EDT) in Sterling Heights

Weblinks: http://www.whitehouse.gov, https://twitter.com/VP

Contacts: Vice President press, 1 202 456 0373

Pool press for lunch and tour; pre-credentialed press for remarks ** Pence arrives in Michigan at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, 29080 Wilbur Wright Boulevard, Harrison Township (11:25 AM EDT). 8:15am-8:30am: Media call time and pre-set for video cameras, and tripods. 8:30am-9:30am: Access closed to press. 9:30am-10:15am: Media reentrance and media call time for print reporters and still photographers. Media must RSVP to pressrsvp@ovp.eop.gov by 5:00 PM EDT on Wednesday, June 17th, with the below information. At the airport, you will be required to present your press credentials. Full Name: Network Affiliation: Position (Camera, still photographer, reporter): Cell Phone Number: Email:

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Thursday, Jun. 18 1:00 PM Michigan Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 826 – Mental health; code; definition of mental health professional; expand to include physician assistants, certified nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists-certified, and allow them to perform certain examinations’, ‘HB 4217 – Health; pharmaceuticals; physician or other licensee who writes prescriptions; require to electronically transmit to pharmacy under certain circumstances’, ‘SB 956 – Health facilities; nursing homes; admittance of COVID-19 positive patients to nursing homes from another facility; prohibit, and develop centralized intake facilities’

Location: Boji Tower, 124 W Allegan St, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.senate.michigan.gov/committee/healthpolicy.html

Contacts: Heather Dorbeck, Committee Clerk, OfcSCC@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 5323

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Thursday, Jun. 18 1:30 PM Oakland County Executive Coulter announces faith-based coronavirus testing sites – Oakland County Executive David Coulter announces faith-based testing sites for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in partnership with two health systems, via news conference

Location: Christian Tabernacle, 26555 Franklin Rd, Southfield, MI

Weblinks: http://www.oakgov.com/Pages/home.aspx, https://twitter.com/oakgov

Contacts: Jaime Fenner, Oakland County, fennerj@oakgov.com

Those who do not wish to attend will be able to watch the news conference on the Executive Office Facebook page (@OakGov.EO) and ask questions by conference call. Participating reporters may call into the following conference line: 248-333-6396, conference ID no. 332102174#. RSVP to Jaime Fenner at fennerj@oakgov.com by noon to indicate your participation on the conference line so the County Executive will call on you. Please mute your phone until Q&A begins. Press *6 to mute and unmute your line.

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Thursday, Jun. 18 2:00 PM ACLU of Michigan launches statewide campaign for prosecutorial accountability – ACLU of Michigan launches statewide campaign for prosecutorial accountability ahead of the 2020 elections, via press conference with ACLU of Michigan Public Engagement Strategist Jessica Ayoub, and Michigan Liberation Relational Organizer Earl Burton * The mission of the campaign is to advance a vision for a fair and just criminal legal system that aims to end mass incarceration and eliminate racial disparities

Weblinks: http://www.aclumich.org/, https://twitter.com/ACLUofMichigan

Contacts: Sarah Khan, skhan@aclumich.org, 1 248 894 6766

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89231505160?pwd=VlJjQ2N6T1BJdnlxQ0ZjRUlHczlkZz09 Meeting ID: 892 3150 5160 Password: 926941

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Thursday, Jun. 18 6:00 PM City of Detroit hosts virtual Juneteenth Celebration events – City of Detroit hosts virtual Juneteenth Celebration events, with ‘Criminal Justice Reform’ conversation with attorneys Boyd White and Richard Mack (6:00 PM EDT); and ‘Black Business Matters’, with Cutters Bar & Grill owner Charles Nolan, and House Pur Vin owner Regina Gaines (7:00 PM EDT)

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

Contacts: Charity Dean, City of Detroit, deanc@detroitmi.gov, 1 313 632 9232

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Thursday, Jun. 18 7:00 PM Detroit Mayor Duggan discusses new auto insurance law – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gives an informational presentation to walk Detroit motorists through their auto insurance bills to help them better understand the new law that takes effect 2 Jul and how to ‘lower their monthly insurance premiums most effectively and appropriately for their individual circumstances’. Speakers include attorney Mark Bernstein * Broadcast online, as well as Channel 10 & 21 (Comcast in Detroit), and Channel 99 (ATT in Detroit)

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

Contacts: John Roach, Detroit Mayor’s Office, roachj@detroitmi.gov, 1 313 244 7857

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Thursday, Jun. 18 Progenity expected to announce final IPO pricing – Progenity expected to announce the final pricing of its Initial Public Offering, before shares in the biotechnology company are expected to commence trading on NASDAQ tomorrow. The offer price range per share was set at $14 – $16

Weblinks: https://www.progenity.com/, https://twitter.com/progenity

Contacts: Kate Blom-Lowery, CG Life, kblomlowery@cglife.com, 1 858 457 2436

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Friday, Jun. 19 10:00 AM City of Detroit hosts Juneteenth 2020 events – City of Detroit hosts Juneteenth 2020 events, holding a Juneteenth Freedom Rally and Street Art Unveiling at Spirit Plaza (10:00 AM EDT), and special video presentation (2:00 PM EDT)

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

Contacts: Charity Dean, City of Detroit, deanc@detroitmi.gov, 1 313 632 9232

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Friday, Jun. 19 2:00 PM Michigan Lt. Gov. Gilchrist attends Juneteenth Dream-In – Detroit Action hosts Juneteenth Dream-In, an online event discussing the history of the holiday, the challenges African-Americans have faced in this country since and explore solutions to the systemic racism faced today. Speakers include Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist, Campaign Director Rod Adams, and Organizing Director Jennifer Disla

Weblinks: http://www.miunited.org/, https://twitter.com/MichiganUnited

Contacts: Erik Shelley , Michigan United , Erik@MIunited.org, 1 248 982 6326

WHERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89268130772

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Friday, Jun. 19 Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. – Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., on the anniversary of Union soldiers telling enslaved African Americans in Galveston, TX, that the Civil War had ended and they were free (1865) * 46 states and Washington, DC, recognize the day as a state holiday or day of recognition, with Hawaii, North Dakota and South Dakota the exceptions

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Friday, Jun. 19 Progenity shares expected to commence trading on NASDAQ – Progenity shares expected to commence trading on NASDAQ, after the biotechnology company was expected to announce the final pricing of its Initial Public Offering yesterday. The offer price range per share was set at $14 – $16

Weblinks: https://www.progenity.com/, https://twitter.com/progenity

Contacts: Kate Blom-Lowery, CG Life, kblomlowery@cglife.com, 1 858 457 2436

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Saturday, Jun. 20 CANCELED: Detroit Symphony Orchestra gala – CANCELED: Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) 10th annual Heroes Gala Dinner and Benefit Concert * Canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Location: Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.dso.org/, https://twitter.com/detroitsymphony, #DSOLive

Contacts: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, 1 313 576 5100