Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Dec. 27.

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Thursday, Dec. 27 12:01 AM Partial shutdown of federal govt, amid dispute over border wall funding, continues – Partial shutdown of the federal govt continues, with the most recent continuing resolution – agreed earlier this month – expiring 21 Dec * Approx 800,000 federal employees are impacted by the shutdown, with around 380,000 furloughed and being paid later, and the rest deemed ‘essential’ (those whose jobs ‘protect life and property’), who must work without pay, though retroactive pay is expected. The shutdown sees closures to federal facilities, and probably delays passport and visa applications, affecting departments and agencies included in the seven FY’19 appropriations bills that have not yet been enacted (including the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Treasury, Homeland Security, Interior, State, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development)

Weblinks: http://www.whitehouse.gov/president, https://twitter.com/WhiteHouse

Contacts: Senate, 1 202 224 3121; White House press, 1 202 456 2580; House of Representatives Press Gallery, 1 202 225 3945;

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Thursday, Dec. 27 11:00 AM Defend out Water Coalition press conference and meeting – Environmental advocates hold press conference and protest against the ‘dumping of out of state radioactive waste’ and ‘Lame Duck Senate Bills 1195 and 1196’, followed by the initial meeting of the House District 4 Detroit/Hamtramck Defend out Water Coalition, convened by Michigan state Rep.-elect Isaac Robinson. Participants include Piast Institute Executive Vice-President Virginia Skrzyniarz, Yemeni American Political Action Committee Chairman Sam Alasri, Rev. David Bullock (Change Agent Consortium), Sister Barbara Beasley (IHM Sisters Justice), and Imad Hamad (American Human Rights Council)

Location: Piast Institute, 11633 Joseph Campau Ave, Hamtramck, MI

Weblinks: http://www.actioncac.com/, https://twitter.com/actioncac

Contacts: Isaac Robinson , DAPAC, isaacrobinson313@gmail.com, 1 313 739 5093; Mike Berkowitz, Sierra Club, mike.berkowitz@sierraclub.org, 1 517 999 1305; Rev. David Bullock, Change Agent Consortium, 1 313 917 3115;

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Thursday, Dec. 27 12:00 PM Warren Mayor Jim Fouts honors the city’s 100-year-old plus residents

Location: Warren City Hall, 1 City Square, Warren, MI

Weblinks: http://www.cityofwarren.org/

Contacts: Warren Mayor’s Office , 1 586 574 4520

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NEW EVENT: Friday, Dec. 28 12:01 AM Partial shutdown of federal govt continues, barring legislative action – Partial shutdown of the federal govt continues, barring legislative action, with the most recent continuing resolution – agreed earlier this month – expiring 21 Dec * Approx 800,000 federal employees are impacted by the shutdown, with around 380,000 furloughed and being paid later, and the rest deemed ‘essential’ (those whose jobs ‘protect life and property’), who must work without pay, though retroactive pay is expected. The shutdown sees closures to federal facilities, and probably delays passport and visa applications, affecting departments and agencies included in the seven FY’19 appropriations bills that have not yet been enacted (including the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Treasury, Homeland Security, Interior, State, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development)

Weblinks: http://www.whitehouse.gov/president, https://twitter.com/WhiteHouse

Contacts: Senate, 1 202 224 3121; White House press, 1 202 456 2580; House of Representatives Press Gallery, 1 202 225 3945;

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NEW EVENT: Friday, Dec. 28 10:00 AM Memorial gathering for late former U.S. District Judge Barbara Hackett – Memorial gathering for late former U.S. District Judge Barbara Hackett, who died on Sunday at her home in Brighton. Schedule includes Mass of the Resurrection (10:00 AM EST), memorial gathering (5:00 PM EST), and Scripture Service (7:00 PM EST)

Location: St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 2201 S. Old U.S. Highway 23, Brighton, MI

Weblinks: http://www.mied.uscourts.gov

Contacts: David Ashenfelter, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, David_Ashenfelter@mied.uscourts.gov, 1 313 234 5421, 1 313 269 1641

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Friday, Dec. 28 10th anniversary of Detroit Lions completing record winless season – 10th anniversary of Detroit Lions becoming the first NFL side ever to lose every regular season game and finish a season 0-16, the worst record in NFL history. The record had previously been held by the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers team, who went 0-14 in a shorter season * The Cleveland Browns became the second NFL team to go 0-16 in 2017

Weblinks: http://www.nfl.com, https://twitter.com/nfl

Contacts: Michael Signora, NFL football communications, Michael.Signora@nfl.com, 1 212 450 2076

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Friday, Dec. 28 – Saturday, Dec. 29 Annual International Business, Agriculture, Health, Energy, & Engineering Conference

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Detroit – Dearborn, 5801 Southfield Service Drive, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://gsmi-ibc.com/ibc-conference

Contacts: Global Strategic Management Inc , gsmi_usa@msn.com, 1 248 798 5597

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CORPORATE DATA

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Friday, Dec. 28 Stryker Corp: Q4 2018 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=118965&p=irol-homeprofile

Contacts: Katherine Owen, Stryker Corp Investor Relations, katherine.owen@stryker.com, 1 269 385 2600

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Friday, Dec. 28 Domino’s Pizza Inc: Q4 2018 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://www.dominosbiz.com/Biz-Public-EN/Site+Content/Secondary/Investors+Link/, https://twitter.com/dominos

Contacts: Lynn Liddle, Domino’s Pizza Investor Relations & Communications, investorrelations@dominos.com, 1 734 930 3008