Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Wednesday, Jan. 13.

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Wednesday, Jan. 13 9:00 AM Michigan House announces inaugural legislation for the 101st Michigan Legislature – Michigan House of Representatives announces first introduced legislation of the session, launching an important bipartisan initiative for the 101st Legislature

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

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

Contacts: Lynn Afendoulis, 1 517 373 1456


Wednesday, Jan. 13 10:00 AM Michigan State University Board of Trustees virtual meeting – Michigan State University Board of Trustees virtual meeting, held to select a chairperson and vice chairperson

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

Contacts: MSU media communications, media.communications@cabs.msu.edu, 1 517 355 2281

Zoom A link is posted on trustees.msu.edu.


Wednesday, Jan. 13 10:45 AM Detroit Mayor Duggan hosts media availability – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan hosts media availability inside the TCF Center garage, where the first age-eligible Detroiters and essential workers will be receiving their coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination, with Chief Operating Officer Hakim Berry

Location: TCF Center, 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI

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

Contacts: Tracey Lynn Pearson, City of Detroit, pearsontr@detroitmi.gov, 1 248 864 6874

WHERE: Inside lower level of TCF garage (media will be escorted)


Wednesday, Jan. 13 12:00 PM Congressional Black Caucus emergency hearing on the attack on the U.S. Capitol (virtual) – Congressional Black Caucus hearing on ‘U.S. Capitol Insurrection: White Supremacy on Display’ – an emergency session held via Zoom – featuring CBC Chairwoman Joyce Beatty, 1st Vice Chair Steven Horsford, and 2nd Vice Chair Brenda Lawrence, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries, and fellow Democratic Reps. Maxine Waters, Sheila Jackson Lee, Bennie Thompson, Val Demings, Anthony Brown, Frederica Wilson, Andre Carson, Joe Neguse, Ayanna Pressley, Hank Johnson, Cori Bush, Stacey Plaskett, and Barbara Lee, plus special guests including National Action Network founder and President Rev. Al Sharpton, National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial, Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser, and Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza * Immediately followed by media availability

Weblinks: https://cbc.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/TheBlackCaucus

Contacts: Kyle Anderson, Congressional Black Caucus, kyle.anderson@mail.house.gov, 1 202 705 1320


Wednesday, Jan. 13 1:00 PM Dem Rep. Dan Kildee hosts webinar on small business COVID-19 relief – Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee hosts webinar to provide small business owners with an update on additional coronavirus (COVID-19) relief available and to answer their questions

Weblinks: http://dankildee.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepDanKildee

Contacts: Rotimi Adeoye, Office of Rep. Dan Kildee, Rotimi.Adeoye@mail.house.gov, 1 202 256 6655



Wednesday, Jan. 13 6:00 PM Dem Rep. Rashida Tlaib speaks at #BlackHomesMatter virtual event – #BlackHomesMatter virtual event, with Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Dr Cornel West, and Rev. Dr William Barber II discussing Detroit’s ‘illegally inflated property taxes’, which they allege have caused the greatest number of property tax foreclosures in any city since the Great Depression

Weblinks: https://illegalforeclosures.org, https://twitter.com/illForeclosures, #BlackHomesMatter

Contacts: Kristine Lee , kristiyl@umich.edu, 1 734 489 9715




Thursday, Jan. 14 6:00 PM Mott Community College host annual Citywide Tribute Dinner (virtual) – Mott Community College host the 42nd annual Citywide Tribute Dinner in honor of Dr Martin Luther King Jr.. The first place winner of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest for students, in grades 6 through twelve, reads their winning essay at the Tribute Dinner

Weblinks: http://www.mcc.edu/, https://twitter.com/MottCollege

Contacts: Dawn Hibbard, Mott Community College Marketing and Communications Office, dawn.hibbard@mcc.edu, 1 810 762 0593



Friday, Jan. 15 – Sunday, Jan. 17 CANCELED: Grand Rapids Remodeling & New Homes Show

Location: DeVos Place convention center, 303 Monroe Avenue Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://showspan.com/GRR/

Contacts: ShowSpan, events@ShowSpan.com, 1 616 447 2860




Friday, Jan. 15 DTE Energy Co: Q4 2020 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=68233&p=irol-calendar, https://twitter.com/DTE_Energy

Contacts: Chris Allen, DTE Energy Investor Relations, investor_relations@dteenergy.com, 1 313 235 8807