Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Monday, Feb. 04.

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Monday, Feb. 04 8:30 AM Dem Rep. Brenda Lawrence discusses business opportunities in defense industry in Michigan – Michigan Defense Center host ‘Arsenal of Innovation’ event, providing an overview of the federal contract process and grant program assistance from the Michigan Defense Center. Speakers include Democratic Rep. Brenda Lawrence

Location: Detroit Athletic Club, 241 Madison Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michiganbusiness.org/

Contacts: Kathy Achtenberg, MEDC, achtenbergk@michigan.org, 1 517 335 4590

Please RSVP to Kathleen Achtenberg at achtenbergk@michigan.org


Monday, Feb. 04 11:00 AM Michigan Gov. Whitmer signs executive orders and directives – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signs executive orders and directives relating to clean drinking water, the Great Lakes, and climate change

Location: Constitution Hall, 525 W Allegan St, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Office of the Governor, BrownT56@michigan.gov


Monday, Feb. 04 6:00 PM Grand Rapids Mayor Bliss and City Manager Washington host digital town hall – Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss and City Manager Mark Washington host digital town hall, to provide an overview of Washington’s first 120 days as city manager and an update on the City’s strategic planning

Weblinks: http://grcity.us, https://twitter.com/CityGrandRapids

Contacts: Amy Snow-Buckner, Office of Communications , asnow@grcity.us, 1 616 456 4101


Monday, Feb. 04 6:30 PM Dem Rep. Debbie Dingell hosts community town hall meeting – Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell hosts community town hall meeting with Michigan State Sen. Erika Geiss and State Rep. Alex Garza

Location: Wayne County Community College, 21000 Northline Rd, Taylor, MI

Weblinks: http://debbiedingell.house.gov, https://twitter.com/RepDebDingell

Contacts: Maggie Rousseau, Office of Rep. Debbie Dingell communications, Maggie.Rousseau@mail.house.gov, 1 202 315 8446



Tuesday, Feb. 05 9:00 AM Michigan House Government Operations Standing Committee organizational meeting

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=504

Contacts: Angie Lake, Committee Clerk, alake@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 5795


Tuesday, Feb. 05 11:30 AM Canada-United States Business Association annual Cross Border Economic Forecast Meeting

Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Detroit Branch, 1600 E Warren Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.cusbaonline.com/

Contacts: Mark R. High, CUSBA, MHigh@dickinson-wright.com


Tuesday, Feb. 05 12:00 PM Michigan Senate Education Committee organizational meeting

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

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

Contacts: Michael Sitkauskas, 1 517 373 5314


Tuesday, Feb. 05 12:00 PM Michigan House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Standing Committee meeting – Michigan House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Standing Committee meeting, with agenda including a presentation on the Michigan State Police by Sgt. Matthew Williams and Capt. McGowan

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=514


NEW EVENT: Tuesday, Feb. 05 3:00 PM House Dems discuss the state of women in America – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and fellow Democratic Women’s Working Group members Reps. Brenda Lawrence, Lois Frankel, Rosa DeLauro, Karen Bass and Ayanna Pressley discuss the state of women in the nation and their vision for the future as women leaders, at a press conference

Location: HVC Studio B, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.speaker.gov, https://twitter.com/SpeakerPelosi

Contacts: Nicole Julius, Office of Rep. Brenda Lawrence, Nicole.Julius@mail.house.gov, 1 202 225 5802

MEDIA RSVP: Nicole.Julius@mail.house.gov


Tuesday, Feb. 05 6:00 PM 19th annual ‘Toast of Hockeytown’, raising funds for the Detroit Red Wings Foundation

Location: Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://redwings.nhl.com/, https://twitter.com/DetroitRedWings

Contacts: Alex DiFilippo, Detroit Red Wings Communications Office , publicrelations@detroitredwings.com, 1 313 471 7531



Wednesday, Feb. 06 8:00 AM 2019 Oakland County Youth in Government Day – 2019 Oakland County Youth in Government Day, hosted by Oakland County Board of Commissioners. Speakers include Deputy County Executive/CIO Phil Bertolini, Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard, Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown, Treasurer Andy Meisner, Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash and Chief Assistant Prosecutor Paul Walton

Location: Oakland County Circuit Court, 1200 N Telegraph Rd, Pontiac, MI

Weblinks: http://www.oakgov.com/Pages/home.aspx, https://twitter.com/oakgov

Contacts: Kate Layton, Oakland County Board of Commissioners Community Liaison, laytonk@oakgov.com, 1 248 452 9471


Wednesday, Feb. 06 7:00 PM 2019 Congressional Hockey Challenge – Annual Congressional Hockey Challenge – charity game played between lawmakers and lobbyists. Members participating include Democrat Rep. Andy Levin, and Republicans Reps. John Katko, Tom Emmer, Larry Bucshon, Pete Stauber, and Erik Paulsen

Location: Capital One Arena, 601 F St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://congressionalhockeychallenge.com/, https://twitter.com/HockeyCHC

Contacts: Congressional Hockey Challenge press, info@congressionalhockeychallenge.com


Wednesday, Feb. 06 Downtown Detroit Partnership annual meeting – Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) annual meeting, discussing progress in the City of Detroit. During the event, DDP releases its annual report, showcasing the past year’s accomplishments and progress. Speakers include Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Strategic Staffing Solutions Founder, President and CEO Cynthia Pasky, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan President and CEO Daniel Loepp, and DDP CEO Eric Larson

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

Weblinks: http://downtowndetroit.org/, https://twitter.com/DDPDetroit

Contacts: Amanda Abukhader, FleishmanHillard, amanda.abukhader@fleishman.com, 1 313 324 7854