Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Feb. 28.

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Thursday, Feb. 28 7:30 AM Detroit Policy Conference – Detroit Policy Conference – ‘Detroit 2030’, with speakers including Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, Ford Motor Company City Solutions Detroit Engagement Manager Bryan Barnhill II, Detroit Regional Chamber President and CEO Sandy Baruah, Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development Chairman of the Board Jane Garcia, Detroit 2020 Census Campaign Executive Director Victoria Kovari, and Detroit Regional Partnership President and CEO Barry Matherly

Location: MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.detroitchamber.com/, https://twitter.com/DetroitChamber

Contacts: Kelly Weatherwax, Detroit Regional Chamber, kweatherwax@detroitchamber.com, 1 313 596 0360

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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 9:15 AM House Dems introduce ‘WATER Act’ – Democratic Reps. Brenda Lawrence, Ro Khanna, Dan Kildee, Ilhan Omar, and Antonio Delgado introduce the WATER Act, aiming to improve access to clean, safe and affordable drinking water in the U.S. by creating a WATER Trust Fund of $35 billion for water infrastructure improvements, via press conference with other speakers including Food and Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter, People’s Action Executive Director George Goehl, and City Union of Baltimore/AFT President Antoinette Ryan Johnson

Location: House Triangle, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://lawrence.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepLawrence

Contacts: Nicole Julius, Rep. Brenda Lawrence communications, Nicole.Julius@mail.house.gov, 1 202 225 5802, 1 202 768 0032

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

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Thursday, Feb. 28 11:30 AM Michigan Gov. Whitmer continues her ‘Home for Opportunity Tour’ – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer continues her ‘Home for Opportunity Tour’, meeting apprentices, instructors, and leaders during a tour of Carpenters Apprenticeship School with Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter, state Sen. Jeremy Moss and state Rep. Robert Wittenberg

Location: Carpenters Training Center, 1401 Farrow St, Ferndale, MI

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

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

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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 9:00 AM Michigan Technological University’s Board of Trustees hold a regular meeting

Location: Michigan Technological University: Memorial Union Bldg, 1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton, MI

Weblinks: http://www.mtu.edu/, https://twitter.com/michigantech

Contacts: Stefanie Sidortsova, Michigan Technological University, 1 906 487 1777

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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