Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Aug. 06.

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Thursday, Aug. 06 7:50 AM Michigan Chronicle Pancakes & Politics Forum III – Michigan Chronicle Pancakes & Politics Forum III: Social Justice & Social Responsibility, with panelists including Crain’s Detroit Business Executive Editor Kelley Root, Walker-Miller Energy Services founder and CEO Carla Walker-Miller, NAACP Detroit Branch President Reverend Wendell Anthony, and TCF Financial Corporation Executive Chairman Gary Torgow

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

Contacts: AJ Williams, aj.williams@michronicle.com

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Thursday, Aug. 06 9:00 AM MI CORE hosts rally against reopening – Michigan Caucus Of Rank-and-File Educators (MI CORE) hosts rally to call attention to the ‘danger of schools physically reopening and demand more funding to protect school communities’

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

Weblinks: https://www.coreteachers.org

Contacts: Paul Sandy, COREmichigan@gmail.com, 1 248 765 5961

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Thursday, Aug. 06 10:00 AM Dem Sen. Debbie Stabenow on virtual campaign trail for Joe Biden in Michigan – Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow campaigns virtually in Michigan for presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, holding a rural issues roundtable on Biden’s ‘Plan for Rural America’ and how it ‘will revitalize rural Michigan’

Weblinks: https://joebiden.com/, https://twitter.com/JoeBiden

Contacts: Joe Biden for President press, BidenPress@joebiden.com

RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfBs-XkKjgrvo2gltuXRhdegn49HawQMLNrolmOzIM4YZd_KQ/viewform

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Thursday, Aug. 06 10:15 AM Trump Victory press call with Michigan law enforcement – Trump Victory press call with Michigan law enforcement, discussing presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s ‘radical push to defund the police’. Speakers include Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield, and former Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette

Weblinks: http://donaldjtrump.com

Contacts: Chris Gustafson, cgustafson@donaldtrump.com

RSVP: Email Chris Gustafson at cgustafson@donaldtrump.com with your name, outlet, and state to confirm your attendance and receive call-in information.

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Thursday, Aug. 06 11:00 AM Focus on Rural America unveil new polling data – Focus on Rural America unveil new polling data, via press call. The poll, conducted by David Binder Research in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, shows what rural voters think of the 2020 presidential race and how they believe President Donald Trump and presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are doing on a variety of national and rural issues

Weblinks: http://www.focusonruralamerica.com, https://twitter.com/focusrural

Contacts: Katy Siddall, Focus on Rural America communications, katy@linkstrategies.com, 1 641 831 3314

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rcuqrrzsjGtaN1Z_Y45OM-kwA3ID9vXin?utm_source=FORA+Full+Press&utm_campaign=861a297ff8-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_27_05_30_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_30b2e1f4e8-861a297ff8-281380257

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Thursday, Aug. 06 3:30 PM Dem Rep. Elissa Slotkin discusses protections for pre-existing conditions – Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin, who is running for reelection, holds virtual news conference to emphasize the ‘urgent need’ to defend protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions and to highlight differences with her opponent on the critical issue

Weblinks: http://elissaforcongress.com/, https://twitter.com/ElissaSlotkin

Contacts: Gordon Trowbridge, gordon.trowbridge@elissaforcongress.com, 1 248 716 0267

Media should RSVP to press@elissaforcongress.com to receive information on how to participate.

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 06 Rocket Companies shares expected to commence trading on the New York Stock Exchange – Rocket Companies shares expected to commence trading on the New York Stock Exchange, after the personal finance and consumer service brands holding company announced the final pricing of its Initial Public Offering yesterday at $18 per share. The offer price range per share had been set at $20 – $22

Weblinks: https://www.rocketcompanies.com/

Contacts: Edelman, Rocket@edelman.com

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Thursday, Aug. 06 2020 Census takers begin following up with households that have not responded – 2020 Census takers begin follow-up interviews with households that have not yet responded in areas managed by the New Haven, CT, Washington, DC, Wilmington, DE, Boston, Lawrence, and East Bridgewater, MA, Concord, NH, Lansing and Oakland County, MI, Minneapolis, Parsippany, South Plainfield, and Newark, NJ, Albany, New York, Pawling, Peekskill, Rochester, and Syracuse, NY, Providence, RI, Allentown, Norristown, Philly Franklin, Philly Penn, and Reading, PA, and Fairfax, Fredericksburg, and Roanoke, VA, offices

Weblinks: http://www.census.gov/, https://twitter.com/uscensusbureau

Contacts: U.S. Census Bureau press inquiries, pio@census.gov, 1 301 763 3030

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Thursday, Aug. 06 CMS Energy: Q3 2020 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: https://www.cmsenergy.com/home/default.aspx

Contacts: Travis Uphaus, CMS Energy Investor Relations, travis.uphaus@cmsenergy.com, 1 517 768 3114

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Friday, Aug. 07 10:30 AM Dem Rep. Dan Kildee on virtual campaign trail for Joe Biden in Michigan – Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee campaigns virtually in Michigan for presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, holding a ‘Build Back Better: Made in America’ with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, discussing Biden’s plan to ‘create one million new, good-paying jobs in auto manufacturing, auto supply chains, and auto infrastructure’

Weblinks: https://joebiden.com/, https://twitter.com/JoeBiden

Contacts: Joe Biden for President press, BidenPress@joebiden.com

RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNvHeYJzGY0wdrNFvE2pqyS3JJDwlTe9A3OGS3VY8vi3VWMQ/viewform

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Friday, Aug. 07 6:15 PM Equality Michigan 2020 Reception, held virtually – Equality Michigan 2020 Virtual Reception, featuring keynote from author Dominique Jackson * Taking place virtually due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Weblinks: http://www.equalitymi.org/, https://twitter.com/Equality_MI

Contacts: Erin Knott, Equality Michigan, eknott@equalitymi.org, 1 269 910 6909

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Saturday, Aug. 08 4:00 PM Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race: FireKeepers Casino 400

Location: Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI

Weblinks: http://www.nascar.com, https://twitter.com/NASCAR

Contacts: Kristi King, NASCAR competition communications, kking@nascar.com, 1 704 720 3238