Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Monday, Nov. 26.

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Monday, Nov. 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, Nov. 26 5:30 PM Lansing Committee of the Whole meeting

Location: Lansing City Hall, 124 W Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.lansingmi.gov/, https://twitter.com/lansingmichigan

Contacts: Sherrie Boak, City Council Office, 1 517 483 7683

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Monday, Nov. 26 Harry Connick, Jr. begins fall leg of ‘New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration’ tour

Location: DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Avenue Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: , https://twitter.com/HarryConnickJR

Contacts: Kristen Foster, PMK-BNC, Kristen.Foster@pmkbnc.com, 1 310 854 4742

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Tuesday, Nov. 27 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Natural Resources Standing Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Natural Resources Standing Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 1136 – Natural resources; nonnative species; inland lake aquatic invasive plant species control and eradication program; establish’, ‘SB 1145 – Natural resources; fishing; commercial fishing statute; update’, ‘SB 1188 – Natural resources; other; local regulation of removal of trees or other vegetation; preempt in certain zoning classifications’, ‘SB 1195 – Environmental protection; landfills; disposal of certain radioactive waste in landfills; impose fee on’, ‘SB 1196 – Environmental protection; landfills; hazardous waste landfills; regulate disposal of certain radioactive waste in’

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

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

Contacts: Jackie Mosher, Committee Clerk, 1 517 373 5312

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Tuesday, Nov. 27 9:00 AM Michigan House Energy Policy Standing Committee meeting – Michigan House Energy Policy Standing Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 6428 – Public utilities; municipal utilities; delivery of electric service outside of corporate limits of a city; modify provisions in MCL 460.10y’, ‘HB 6429 – Public utilities; electric utilities; delivery of electric service outside of corporate limits of a city; modify provisions in MCL 124.3’, ‘HB 6430 – Public utilities; electric utilities; delivery of electric service outside of corporate limits of a city; modify provisions in 117.4f’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=225

Contacts: Eddie Sleeper, Committee Clerk, esleeper@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 2002

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Tuesday, Nov. 27 10:30 AM Michigan House Transportation and Infrastructure Standing Committee meeting – Michigan House Transportation and Infrastructure Standing Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 6484 – Insurance; no-fault; liability for damage to property; provide exception to abolition of tort liability’, ‘SB 960 – Highways; name; portion of M-44; designate as the ‘Michigan State Trooper Timothy O’Neill Memorial Highway’, ‘HB 6087 – Transportation; funds; state infrastructure bank; allow to municipalities to borrow money from’, ‘HB 6088 – Local government; bonds; loan from the state infrastructure bank; exempt from definition of municipal security under the revised municipal finance act’, ‘HB 6147 – Highways; name; portion of M-53; designate as the ‘Sergeant Wouters Memorial Highway’, ‘HB 6436 – Aeronautics; other; landing and takeoff operations and the activities of a flying club on a private use landing area; regulate’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=241

Contacts: Dakota Soda, Committee Clerk, dsoda@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 0350

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Tuesday, Nov. 27 10:30 AM Michigan House Commerce and Trade Standing Committee meeting – Michigan House Commerce and Trade Standing Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 6465 – Environmental protection; water pollution; permit for ballast water discharge from oceangoing vessels; adopt Coast Guard standards’, ‘HB 6485 – Individual income tax; deductions; elimination of income and expenses of producing oil and gas; clarify’, ‘SB 1023 – Occupations; vehicles, dealers and repair facilities; dealer training; provide for’, ‘HB 6294 – Economic development; neighborhood enterprise zones; eligibility requirements; modify’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=415

Contacts: Sondra Gordon, Committee Clerk, sgordon@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 0910

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Tuesday, Nov. 27 11:30 AM Michigan House Judiciary Standing Committee meeting – Michigan House Judiciary Standing Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 6344 – Courts; reorganization; district courts in East Lansing, Lansing, and Ingham County; consolidate to 1 countywide district court’, ‘SB 100 – Civil procedure; costs and fees; recovery of costs and fees in an action involving this state; remove certain restrictions’, ‘SB 101 – Administrative procedure; contested cases; award of costs and fees to prevailing party in a case involving this state; remove certain restrictions; exempt parole hearings from administrative procedures act, and make general revisions to contested case provisions’, ‘HB 4842 – Weapons; concealed; pistol-free zones; exempt firefighters and medical first responders’, ‘HB 5372 – Crimes; intoxication or impairment; alcohol dependent medication-assisted treatment program; require certain individuals to participate as part of his or her sentence’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/mhrpublic/committeeinfo.aspx?comkey=232

Contacts: Matt Carnagie, Committee Clerk, mcarnagie@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 2115

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Tuesday, Nov. 27 12:00 PM Michigan House Military and Veterans Affairs Standing Committee meeting – Michigan House Military and Veterans Affairs Standing Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 404 – State; identification cards; fee waiver on state identification cards for veterans; provide for’, ‘SB 434 – Veterans; ombudsman; veterans’ ombudsman; provide oversight of veterans’ facilities’, ‘HB 6403 – Veterans; other; county veteran service fund; modify distribution’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=343

Contacts: Joy Brewer, Committee Clerk, joybrewer@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 8474

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Tuesday, Nov. 27 12:15 PM Friends of the Mackinac Bridge leaders hold press conference and lobby events – Friends of the Mackinac Bridge leaders hold a press conference and citizen mobilization in opposition to proposed legislation that would end the 61-year sole independent agency oversight of the Mackinac Bridge. Speakers include Bells Brewery Founder Larry Bell, former Mackinac Island State Park Commission chair Dennis Cawthorne, former Mackinac Bridge Authority chair Bill Gnodtke, Bay Mills Indian Community Chairman Bryan Newland, and Sault Tribe of Ottawa Chippewa Indians Chairman Aaron Payment

Location: Central United Methodist Church, 215 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: https://friendsofmackinacbridge.org/

Contacts: David Holtz, david@davidholtz.org, 1 313 300 4454

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Tuesday, Nov. 27 2:30 PM Michigan Senate Finance Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Finance Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 1170 – Corporate income tax; flow-through entities; entity flow-through tax; provide for’, ‘SB 1035 – Property tax; exemptions; real property of a sportsmen club that dedicates its facilities for charitable purposes for a certain period of time each tax year; exempt’, ‘HB 5454 – Property tax; principal residence exemption; owners temporarily absent while rebuilding a demolished or destroyed dwelling; extend principal residence exemption to’

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

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

Contacts: Jackie Mosher, Michigan Senate Finance Committee Clerk, 1 517 373 5312

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Tuesday, Nov. 27 3:00 PM Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 4998 – Crimes; other; penalties for false representation of a peace officer; expand to include railroad officer’, ‘SB 1149 – Law enforcement; employment; law enforcement officer separation from service record act; modify to allow Michigan commission on law enforcement standards to obtain records’, ‘SB 1150 – Labor; fair employment practices; certain information related to employment records of a law enforcement employee; modify employer release’, ‘SB 1151 – Occupations; individual licensing and regulation; occupational license for former offenders statute; exempt Michigan commission on law enforcement standards’, ‘SB 1187 – Criminal procedure; indigent defense; membership on the Michigan indigent defense commission; modify’, ‘SB 1173 – Law enforcement; fire personnel; inspection and certificate for public assemblage; modify’

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

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

Contacts: Heather Dorbeck, Committee Clerk, 1 517 373 5323

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Tuesday, Nov. 27 7:30 PM MSU Governor Jim Blanchard Public Service Forum – Michigan State University College of Social Science hosts Governor Jim Blanchard Public Service Forum, with author, journalist, and commentator Cokie Roberts

Location: Wharton Center for Performing Arts, 750 E Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.msu.edu, https://twitter.com/MSUNews

Contacts: Becky Jensen, MSU, jensenr7@msu.edu, 1 517 884 0297

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Tuesday, Nov. 27 – Thursday, Nov. 29 Michigan Farm Bureau annual meeting

Location: Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michfb.com, https://twitter.com/MichFarmBureau

Contacts: Michigan Farm Bureau, mfbweb@michfb.com, 1 517 323 7000

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Wednesday, Nov. 28 10:00 AM MoGo hosts media roundtable on partnerships and programming – MoGo hosts an invite-only media roundtable to discuss how its service is filling a critical transportation gap in Detroit through a combination of statistics, rider feedback, and review of programming. Expected participants include MoGo Founder and Executive Director Lisa Nuszkowski, Programming and Operations Director Rory Lincoln, and Marketing & Community Outreach Manager Adriel Thornton

Location: MoGo Warehouse, 6545 St. Antoine St. Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://mogodetroit.org/, https://twitter.com/MoGoDetroit

Contacts: Sydney Perkins, FleishmanHillard, Sydney.Perkins@fleishman.com, 1 734 308 1327

embargoed until Nov 28 at 10:00 AM EST

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Wednesday, Nov. 28 10:30 AM Michigan House Agriculture Standing Committee meeting – Michigan House Agriculture Standing Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 6205 – Animals; other; animal industry act; modify’, ‘HB 6206 – Animals; other; definition of livestock and reference to animal industry act in wildlife depredation act; modify citations’, ‘HB 6207 – Animals; other; definition of livestock in agricultural commodities marketing act; modify citations’, ‘HB 6208 – Animals; other; reference to animal industry act in act governing the licensing of livestock dealers; modify citations’, ‘HB 6209 – Animals; other; definition of livestock in Michigan penal code; modify citations’, ‘HB 6210 – Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for violations of animal industry act; modify citation.’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=397

Contacts: Dakota Soda, Committee Clerk, dsoda@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 0350

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Wednesday, Nov. 28 12:00 PM Michigan House Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Standing Committee meeting – Michigan House Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Standing Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 703 – Taxation; convention tourism assessments; convention and tourism promotion act; revise’, ‘SB 704 – Taxation; convention tourism assessments; regional convention and tourism promotion act; revise’, ‘SB 705 – Taxation; convention tourism assessments; regional tourism marketing act; revise’, ‘SB 706 – Taxation; convention tourism assessments; convention and tourism marketing act; revise’, ‘SB 707 – Taxation; convention tourism assessments; community convention or tourism marketing act; revise’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=441

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

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Wednesday, Nov. 28 12:00 PM Michigan House Financial Liability Reform Standing Committee meeting – Michigan House Financial Liability Reform Standing Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 6475 – Retirement; state police; general amendments to the state police retirement act; provide for’, ‘HB 6476 – Retirement; other; reference to state police retirement act in 1935 PA 59; update’, ‘HB 6477 – Retirement; other; reference to state police retirement act in state employees retirement act; update’, ‘HB 6478 – Retirement; other; reference to state police retirement act in Michigan liquor control code of 1998; update’, ‘HB 6479 – Retirement; other; reference to state police retirement act in divestment from terror act; update’, ‘HB 6480 – Retirement; other; reference to state police retirement act in public employee retirement benefit protection act; update’, ‘HB 6481 – Retirement; other; reference to state police retirement act in public employee retirement system investment act; update’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=422

Contacts: Taylor Thrush, Committee Clerk, tthrush@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 7256

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Wednesday, Nov. 28 12:30 PM Michigan Senate Natural Resources Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Natural Resources Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 1188 – Natural resources; other; local regulation of removal of trees or other vegetation; preempt in certain zoning classifications’, ‘SB 1189 – Villages; ordinances; general law village ordinances preventing the removal of trees; preempt’, ‘SB 1190 – Villages; ordinances; home rule villages ordinances preventing the removal of trees; preempt’, ‘SB 1191 – Townships; ordinances; charter township ordinances preventing the removal of trees; preempt’, ‘SB 1192 – Land use; zoning and growth management; zoning ordinances preventing the removal of trees; preempt’

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

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

Contacts: Jackie Mosher, Committee Clerk, 1 517 373 5312

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Wednesday, Nov. 28 12:30 PM Michigan Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 5711 – Natural resources; hunting; certain hunting age limits on public land; remove’, ‘SB 1141 – Recreation; state parks; recreation passport fee; designate as the ‘Senator Patty Birkholz recreation passport fee’; ;SR 132 – A resolution to support the designation of the Flint River Water Trail and the Shiawassee River Water Trail as national water trails by the National Park Service’, ‘SR 115 – A resolution to support the city of Detroit’s efforts in the creation of the proposed Joe Louis Greenway’, ‘SR 179 – A resolution to support the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife’

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

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

Contacts: Andrew Haring, Committee Clerk, 1 517 373 1721