Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Jan. 21.

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Thursday, Jan. 21 1:30 PM Detroit Mayor Duggan shares update on expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan shares an update on expanded coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine eligibility at the TCF Center and where the City stands with capacity, and also announces an increase in residential property assessments based on the most recent analysis of property values across the city and what residents should expect to see on 2021 tax bills. Speakers include Planning, Housing and Development Group Executive Donald Rencher

Location: Detroit Public Safety Headquarters, 1301 3rd Ave, Detroit, MI

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

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


Thursday, Jan. 21 2:00 PM North Oakland Veterans Court celebrates first graduates of 2021, via virtual event

Weblinks: http://courts.mi.gov

Contacts: John Nevin, Michigan Courts communications director, 1 517 373 0129

Media can obtain Zoom coordinates by contacting Tim Reynolds at NOCVTC at 248-618-7645 or treynolds@waterfordmi.gov.


Thursday, Jan. 21 6:00 PM Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee holds telephone town hall

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

Contacts: District Office of Rep. Dan Kildee, 1 810 238 8627


Thursday, Jan. 21 House Dems introduce Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act – House Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott and fellow Democratic Reps. Donald Norcross, Haley Stevens, and Joe Morelle introduce the Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021 (EPPRA) – legislation ‘to shield workers, retirees, employers, and taxpayers from the devastating consequences of the multiemployer pension crisis’

Weblinks: https://edlabor.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/EdLaborCmte

Contacts: House Committee on Education and Labor Dem Press Office, edlaborpress@mail.house.gov, 1 202 226 0853


Thursday, Jan. 21 – Saturday, Jan. 23 Kevin’s Song annual Virtual Conference on Suicide – Kevin’s Song annual Virtual Conference on Suicide: Equity and Equality in Suicide Prevention, presented by the Dolores and Paul Lavins Foundation and produced by Detroit Public Television, addressing ‘suicide as a complex and undiscriminating phenomenon’

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

Contacts: Michael Odom, Marx Layne & Company, modom@marxlayne.com, 1 248 855 6777



NEW EVENT: Friday, Jan. 22 10:30 AM Michigan state Sen. Sylvia Santana hosts virtual coffee hour

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

Contacts: Nick Cook, ncook@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 0990