Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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Wednesday, Feb. 27 9:00 AM Michigan House Energy Committee meeting – Michigan House Energy Committee meeting, with agenda including a presentation by ITC Holdings

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=501

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

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Wednesday, Feb. 27 9:00 AM Michigan Senate Natural Resources Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Natural Resources Committee meeting, with testimony on hunting, fishing and wildlife issues

Location: Dickinson County Circuit Judge, 705 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, MI

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

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

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Wednesday, Feb. 27 10:30 AM National Coney Island hosts Luke Witkowski at local schools as part of ‘Take a Red Wing to School’ contest – National Coney Island hosts Detroit Red Wings player and Michigan-native Luke Witkowski at local schools as part of ‘Take a Red Wing to School’ contest, at Pierce Elementary, 1829 Pierce St, Birmingham (10:30 AM EST), and Emerson Elementary, 32151 Danna St, Fraser (12:30 PM EST)

Weblinks: http://www.nationalconeyisland.com/

Contacts: Sara Campbell, lovio george, scampbell@loviogeorge.com, 1 313 832 2210

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Wednesday, Feb. 27 11:15 AM Detroit Mayor Duggan attends grand opening of Saint Rita Apartments – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan attends grand opening of Saint Rita Apartments, with Central City Integrated Health President and CEO Ryan Lepper

Location: Saint Rita Apartments, 35 Owen St., Detroit, MI

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

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

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Wednesday, Feb. 27 11:15 AM House Dems introduce Medicare for All Act – Democratic Reps. Pramila Jayapal, Debbie Dingell, Barbara Lee, Jim Langevin, Yvette Clarke, Josh Harder, and Chuy Garcia introduce the Medicare for All Act of 2019 – which would ‘improve and expand the Medicare program so that every person living in the U.S. has guaranteed access to healthcare with comprehensive benefits’ – via press conference with advocates including Bonnie Castillo (National Nurses United), Randi Weingarten (American Federation of Teachers), Adam Gaffney (Physicians for a National Health Program), Rob Weissman (Public Citizen), and Jennifer Epps-Addison (Center For Popular Democracy)

Location: House Triangle, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://jayapal.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepJayapal

Contacts: Vedant Patel, Office of Rep. Pramila Jayapal, vedant.patel@mail.house.gov, 1 202 379 6013

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Wednesday, Feb. 27 12:00 PM Michigan House Financial Services Committee meeting – Michigan House Financial Services Committee meeting, with agenda including a presentation from the Michigan Credit Union League

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=503

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

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Wednesday, Feb. 27 12:30 PM Michigan Senate Finance Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Finance Committee meeting, with agenda including a presentation from National Federation of Independent Business’ Charles Owens on Small Business Taxation in Michigan.

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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UPDATED EVENT: Wednesday, Feb. 27 1:00 PM Dem Reps. Debbie Dingell and Dutch Ruppersberger speak at NPC – BlueGreen Alliance ‘Build it Here’ press conference and panel discussion at the National Press Club, focused on ‘how the U.S. and automakers can seize the opportunity to grow good jobs making electric vehicles and other advanced vehicle technology here in the U.S.’. Speakers include Democratic Reps. Debbie Dingell and C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, BlueGreen Alliance Vehicles and Advanced Transportation Director Zoe Lipman, United Auto Workers Legislative Director Josh Nassar, and Natural Resources Defense Council Clean Vehicles and Fuels Group Director Luke Tonachel

Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.bluegreenalliance.org

Contacts: Abby Harvey, BlueGreen Alliance, aharvey@bluegreenalliance.org, 1 202 706 6904

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Wednesday, Feb. 27 6:00 PM Grand Rapids Police Department 36th annual awards dinner

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

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

Contacts: Sgt. Cathy Williams, Grand Rapids Police Department, cawillia@grand-rapids.mi.us, 1 616 456 3328

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Wednesday, Feb. 27 7:00 PM ‘Future of Downtown Farmington’ panel discussion – Downtown Farmington and Metromode Media host ‘Future of Downtown Farmington’ panel discussion, themed ‘How promoting a vibrant, walkable downtown improves community engagement and workforce productivity.’ Panelists include Farmington Mayor Steve Schneemann, Metromode CEO/Founder Brian Boyle, Michigan Municipal League CEO and Executive Director Dan Gilmartin, and Farmington DDA Director Kate Knight

Location: Farmington Civic Theater, 33332 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI

Weblinks: http://www.downtownfarmington.org/

Contacts: Kate Knight, 1 248 474 5500 x2214

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Thursday, Feb. 28 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 29 – Criminal procedure; sentencing; penalties for third degree and fourth degree child abuse; modify’, ‘SB 30 – Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crimes of third degree and fourth degree child abuse; modify’, ‘SB 81 – Crimes; controlled substances; provision related to transportation or possession of usable marihuana; repeal’, ‘SB 112 – Property; other; entry by owner to evict; modify process’

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

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

Contacts: Jackie Mosher, 1 517 373 5312

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Thursday, Feb. 28 1:30 PM Michigan state legislators discuss gun safety legislation – Michigan state Sens. Rosemary Bayer, Erika Geiss and Mallory McMorrow, and state Reps. Robert Wittenberg, Jon Hoadley and Julie Brixie discuss gun safety legislation, via press conference. The bills would enable courts to temporarily prohibit a person from possessing or purchasing firearms if law enforcement or an immediate family member provides evidence to a judge that the person poses a significant danger to oneself or others

Location: S1124, Anderson House Office Bldg, 124 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Office of Rep. Robert Wittenberg, 1 517 373 0478

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Thursday, Feb. 28 3:00 PM Michigan Senate Agriculture Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Agriculture Committee meeting, with agenda including Department Overview Presentation by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

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

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

Contacts: Michael Sitkauskas, 1 517 373 5314

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Thursday, Feb. 28 – Sunday, Mar. 03 Outdoorama Show – Outdoorama Show, for hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, and hiking

Location: Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI

Weblinks: http://www.showspan.com, https://twitter.com/Outdoorama

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

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Thursday, Feb. 28 – Sunday, Mar. 03 Cottage and Lakefront Living Show

Location: Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI

Weblinks: http://www.showspan.com

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

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Thursday, Feb. 28 – Sunday, Mar. 03 West Michigan Home and Garden Show

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

Weblinks: http://www.showspan.com

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

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Thursday, Feb. 28 BorgWarner Inc: Q4 2018 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: http://www.bwauto.com/invest/

Contacts: Ken Lamb , BorgWarner Inc Investor Relations, ir@borgwarner.com, 1 248 754 0872

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Thursday, Feb. 28 Whirlpool Corp: Q1 2019 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: http://investors.whirlpoolcorp.com/events.cfm, https://twitter.com/WhirlpoolCorp

Contacts: Larry Venturelli, Whirlpool investor relations, larry_m_venturelli@whirlpool.com, 1 269 923 3189

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Thursday, Feb. 28 Lear Corporation: Q1 2019 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: http://ir.lear.com/events.cfm

Contacts: Matthew J. Simoncini, Lear Corp Investor Relations, 1 248 447 1500

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Friday, Mar. 01 – Sunday, Mar. 03 Meguiar’s Autorama Show

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

Weblinks: http://www.autorama.com/, https://twitter.com/HotRodShows

Contacts: Championship Auto Shows, contact@autorama.com, 1 248 373 1700

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Friday, Mar. 01 Ford Motor Company: Q1 2019 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://corporate.ford.com/investors, https://twitter.com/Ford

Contacts: Ford Motor Investor Relations, fordir@ford.com, 1 313 845 8540