Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Oct. 01.

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Oct. 01 8:30 AM Bipartisan Sens. Mike Braun and Debbie Stabenow speak on BPC online discussion on carbon solutions – ‘Tapping into Markets for Farm and Forest Carbon Solutions’ Bipartisan Policy Center online discussion, with Republican Sen. Mike Braun and Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow discussing their legislative priorities in the Growing Climate Solutions Act and the Rural Forest Markets Act of 2020. Other speakers include Soil Health Partnership Lead Scientist Maria Bowman, American Forest Foundation President and CEO Tom Martin, and Ecosystem Services Market Commission Executive Director Debbie Reed

Weblinks: http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org, https://twitter.com/BPC_Bipartisan

Contacts: BPC events, events@bipartisanpolicy.org

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Thursday, Oct. 01 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 1046 – Criminal procedure; arrests; authority to issue appearance tickets in lieu of arrest in criminal cases; expand’, ‘SB 1047 – Criminal procedure; warrants; procedures related to the issuance of bench warrants for failure to appear and for other processes related to arrest warrants; amend’, ‘SB 1048 – Criminal procedure; sentencing; rebuttable presumption for nonjail and nonprobationary sentences in certain misdemeanor cases; create’, ‘SB 1049 – Criminal procedure; youthful trainees; age limit for eligibility for youthful trainee status; amend’, ‘SB 1050 – Criminal procedure; probation; maximum length of probationary sentences; amend’, ‘SB 1051 Sen. McBroom Corrections; parole; conditions of parole to be tailored to offender; require’

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, Oct. 01 10:30 AM Bicameral Dem women discuss health care and SCOTUS vacancy – House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Cochair Debbie Dingell, Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow, House Democratic Women’s Caucus Cochairs Jackie Speier and Brenda Lawrence, and Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin hold press call on ‘how access to quality affordable health care is at stake amid the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy’

Weblinks: http://dpcc.house.gov, https://twitter.com/HouseDPCC

Contacts: House DPCC, DPCC@mail.house.gov

Members of the media should please rsvp for dial in information

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Thursday, Oct. 01 12:00 PM Dem Michigan House candidate Christine Morse on campaign trail – Democratic Michigan House candidate Christine Morse campaigns with Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist, visiting business owners Mary and Scott Husted, to learn about how they have weathered the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with their local, family-owned business, Husted’s Farm Market, 9191 W Main St, Kalamazoo (12:00 PM EDT); before they meet with volunteers for a contactless canvass launch to talk with voters in Oshtemo Township, Kalamazoo Public Library – Oshtemo Branch, 7265 W Main St, Kalamazoo (12:30 PM EDT)

Location: Kalamazoo, MI

Weblinks: https://www.vote4morse.com, https://twitter.com/Vote4Morse

Contacts: Leah Schneck, Christine Morse for Michigan State House, 1 269 359 0562

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Thursday, Oct. 01 12:00 PM Michigan Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 6 – Traffic control; driver license; operating a motor vehicle without valid driver license; increase penalties and require police officers to take certain actions’, ‘SB 426 – Vehicles; title; transfer or assignment of title; modify’, ‘HB 4866 – Vehicles; historic; definition of historic vehicles in Michigan vehicle code; expand to include certain military surplus vehicles’, ‘SB 299 – Transportation; funds; eligibility for certain transportation and economic development funds; increase population threshold’

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

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

Contacts: Heather Dorbeck, Michigan Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee clerk, OfcSCC@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 5323

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Thursday, Oct. 01 12:00 PM Michigan Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 1149 – Sales tax; collections; collection of sales tax on fully automated consumer goods handling systems; exempt’, ‘SB 1150 – Use tax; collections; collection of use tax on fully automated consumer goods handling systems; exempt’, ‘SB 1153 – Property tax; exemptions; tax exemption for personal property comprising certain consumer goods handling systems; provide for’,’SB 846 – Housing; public accommodations; excessively increased pricing in hotel and lodging industry during a declared state of emergency; prohibit’, ‘SB 847 – Trade; business practices; excessively increased pricing for certain goods and services during a declared state of emergency; prohibit’, ‘SB 848 – Trade; business practices; excessively increased pricing for energy products and services during a market disruption; prohibit’

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

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

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

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Thursday, Oct. 01 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 ‘HB 6159 – Torts: liability; pandemic health care immunity act; create’, ‘HB 4958 -Health occupations; physicians; nonconsensual pelvic examinations; prohibit’, ‘SB 1081 – Health occupations: health professionals; definition of invasive bodily examination; add’, ‘SB 810 – Human services; medical services; eligibility criteria for a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE) in certain geographic areas; modify’

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, Oct. 01 1:30 PM Sentencing of former Macomb Township trustee – Sentencing of former Macomb Township trustee Dino Bucci, charged in the Macomb County corruption probe * Before Judge Robert Cleland

Contacts: Chambers of Judge Robert Cleland, 1 810 292 6525

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Thursday, Oct. 01 1:30 PM Michigan Senate Local Government Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Local Government Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 4030 – Townships; financing; creation of special assessment districts; allow under certain circumstances’, ‘HB 5197 – Local government; other; electronic or digital retention of construction documents; authorize, and allow for disposal of original construction documents’,’HB 5198 – Crimes; other; disposal of certain construction documents; clarify’, ‘SB 1108 – Civil rights: open meetings; procedures for electronic meetings of public bodies; provide for’

Location: Binsfeld Office Building, 201 Townsend St, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Jackie Mosher, Michigan Senate Local Government Committee, 1 517 373 5312

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Thursday, Oct. 01 2:30 PM Sentencing of contractor Christopher Sorrentino – Sentencing of contractor Christopher Sorrentino, charged in the Macomb County corruption probe * Before Judge Robert Cleland

Contacts: Chambers of Judge Robert Cleland, 1 810 292 6525

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Thursday, Oct. 01 3:45 PM Trump Victory Michigan hosts protest supporting SCOTUS nominee Amy Coney Barrett – Trump Victory Michigan hosts protest outside Democratic Sen. Gary Peters’ office, calling on him to ‘do his job and work with Senate Republicans to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court’

Location: 124 W Allegan St, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Chris Gustafson, Trump Victory Michigan press, cgustafson@donaldtrump.com, 1 517 648 3035

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Thursday, Oct. 01 5:30 PM Michigan Environmental Council 22nd Annual Environmental Awards Celebration – Michigan Environmental Council 22nd Annual Environmental Awards Celebration, titled ‘Growing the Movement’, held virtually

Weblinks: http://www.environmentalcouncil.org/, https://twitter.com/MichEnvCouncil

Contacts: Joe Bower, Michigan Environmental Council, joe@environmentalcouncil.org, 1 517 999 0419

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Oct. 01 Jim Farley becomes Ford Motor president and CEO, succeeding Jim Hackett

Weblinks: http://www.ford.com, https://twitter.com/Ford

Contacts: Ford Motor Press, media@ford.com, 1 313 621 0504

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Friday, Oct. 02 12:45 PM Michigan AG Nessel and Secretary of State Benson discuss voting and election-related topics – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson participate in anAARP Teletown Hall discussing voting and election-related topics, with AARP Michigan State Director Paula Cunningham

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

Contacts: Ryan Jarvi, jarvir2@michigan.gov, 1 517 335 7666

Call-in: The PIN-less call-in number for the public is: 833-380-0616.

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Friday, Oct. 02 – Saturday, Oct. 03 146th Annual Historical Society of Michigan Annual Meeting and Michigan History Conference, held virtually

Weblinks: http://www.hsmichigan.org/

Contacts: Nancy Feldbush, Historical Society of Michigan, hsm@hsmichigan.org, 1 517 324 1828

Contact for full list of venues

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Friday, Oct. 02 Joe Biden on campaign trail in Michigan – 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden campaigns in Michigan, with a stop in Grand Rapids

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

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

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