Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Tuesday, Mar. 19.

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Tuesday, Mar. 19 9:00 AM Michigan House Education Committee meeting – Michigan House Education Committee meeting, featuring a discussion on teacher evaluations with The Education Trust – Midwest External Affairs Director Brian Gutman, Collins and Blaha PC Attorney Gary Collins, and L’Anse Creuse Public Schools Superintendent Erik Edoff, Secondary Education Director Dr Greg Dixon and Elementary Education Director Laura Holbert

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=499

Contacts: Taylor Thrush, tthrush@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 7256

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Tuesday, Mar. 19 11:45 AM Dem Sen. Debbie Stabenow continues ‘Health Care Check-In’ visit in Michigan – Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow continues ‘Health Care Check-In’ visit in Michigan, to hear first-hand from Michigan patients, providers, and other stakeholders about their challenges and needs

Location: Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, Saginaw, Michigan, 1500 Weiss St, Saginaw, MI

Weblinks: http://stabenow.senate.gov/, https://twitter.com/SenStabenow

Contacts: Nirmeen Fahmy, Sen. Debbie Stabenow press, Nirmeen_Fahmy@stabenow.senate.gov, 1 202 224 0285

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Tuesday, Mar. 19 12:00 PM Michigan House Tax Policy Committee meeting – Michigan House Tax Policy Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 4189 – Michigan business tax; credits; election to file a return under the Michigan business tax rather than corporate income tax act under certain circumstances; provide for’, ‘HB 4190 – Economic development; Michigan economic growth authority; new agreements and certain amendments to tax credit agreements; prohibit’, ‘HB 4191 – Corporate income tax; other; election to file a return under the Michigan business tax under certain circumstances; provide for’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=521

Contacts: Taylor Thrush, Michigan House Tax Policy Committee clerk, tthrush@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 7256

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Tuesday, Mar. 19 12:00 PM Michigan House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee meeting – Michigan House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 4227 – Natural resources; mining; committee on mining future; create as advisory body’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=515

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Tuesday, Mar. 19 3:00 PM Michigan state lawmakers call for restoring environmental oversight in Michigan – Michigan state Reps. Laurie Pohutsky and Donna Lasinski hold a press conference to call for a repeal of the lame-duck law prohibiting Michigan’s administrative agencies from issuing rules or guidelines more stringent than the relevant federal standard

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

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

Contacts: Office of Rep. Laurie Pohutsky, 1 517 373 3920

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Tuesday, Mar. 19 3:15 PM Michigan Lt. Gov. Gilchrist continues the ‘Road to Opportunity’ tour in Howell – Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist continues the ‘Road to Opportunity’ tour in Howell, discussing the administration’s plans to ‘fix the roads, invest in education, and close the skills gap.’ During the stop, Gilchrist meets with Operating Engineers 324 at their 515-acre training facility to see how the state can build strong roads and bridges in a cost effective and efficient manner

Location: 275 E Highland Rd, Howell, MI

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

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

Media credentials are required for this event. To RSVP, please email Dan McKernan at dan.mckernan@iuoe324.org*

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Tuesday, Mar. 19 5:30 PM Republican Rep. Justin Amash holds town hall meeting

Location: Pennfield Senior High School, 8299 Pennfield Rd, Battle Creek, MI

Weblinks: https://amash.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/justinamash

Contacts: Rep. Justin Amash Battle Creek office, 1 269 205 3823

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Tuesday, Mar. 19 – Wednesday, Mar. 20 Michigan Municipal League Annual Capital Conference

Location: Lansing Center, 333 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.mml.org

Contacts: Matt Bach, MML Director of Media Relations, mbach@mml.org, 1 810 874 1073

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Tuesday, Mar. 19 Steelcase Inc: Q4 2019 Results

Weblinks: http://ir.steelcase.com/releases.cfm, https://twitter.com/Steelcase

Contacts: Michael O’Meara, Steelcase Inc Investor Relations, 1 616 292 9274

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Wednesday, Mar. 20 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Natural Resources Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Natural Resources Committee meeting, with testimony on Natural Resources Based Industries

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

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

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

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Wednesday, Mar. 20 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Insurance and Banking Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Insurance and Banking Committee meeting, with agenda including presentations on the Michigan Automobile Insurance Placement Facility and the Assigned Claims Plan, and by State Farm Insurance Company

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

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

Contacts: Michael Sitkauskas, Michigan Senate Insurance and Banking Committee clerk, 1 517 373 5314

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Wednesday, Mar. 20 9:00 AM Michigan House Energy Committee meeting – Michigan House Energy Committee meeting, with agenda including presentations by Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Director Liesl Eichler Clark, and Association of Businesses Advocating Tariff Equity

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

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

Contacts: Melissa Weipert, Michigan House Energy Committee clerk, mweipert@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 5176

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Wednesday, Mar. 20 10:30 AM Michigan Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 129 – Aeronautics; unmanned aircraft systems; local ordinances; allow a political subdivision to regulate unmanned aircraft systems in certain circumstances’

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

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

Contacts: Heather Dorbeck, Michigan Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee clerk, 1 517 373 5323

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Wednesday, Mar. 20 10:30 AM ACTS President and CEO Robert Strassburger media availability – Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety President and CEO Robert Strassburger media availability, on the progress of life saving in-vehicle alcohol detection sensor research

Location: The Westin Southfield Detroit, 1500 Town Center, Southfield, MI

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

Contacts: Eric Conrad, GMMB, Eric.Conrad@gmmb.com, 1 202 813 4815

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Wednesday, Mar. 20 6:00 PM MI Ed Justice host a panel discussion on ‘Standardized Testing: The High Cost of High-Stakes Testing’

Location: Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Ave, Dearborn Heights, MI

Contacts: MI Ed Justice, michiganedjustice@gmail.com, 1 313 574 7744

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Wednesday, Mar. 20 6:00 PM Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell hosts information session on attending U.S. military service academies

Location: Wayne County Community College Western Campus, 9555 Haggerty Rd, Belleville, MI

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

Contacts: Maggie Rousseau, Office of Rep. Debbie Dingell communications, Maggie.Rousseau@mail.house.gov, 1 313 278 2936

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Wednesday, Mar. 20 7:00 PM Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy holds town hall meeting

Location: Detroit Edison Public School Academy, 1903 Wilkins St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.waynecounty.com/

Contacts: Maria Miller, mmiller@waynecounty.com, 1 313 224 5817

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Wednesday, Mar. 20 Michigan Wheat Program Annual Winter Meeting

Location: Saginaw Valley Research & Extension Center, 3775 S Reese Rd, Frankenmuth, MI

Weblinks: http://miwheat.org

Contacts: Jody Pollok-Newsom, Michigan Wheat Program, jody@miwheat.org, 1 517 625 9432

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Wednesday, Mar. 20 – Thursday, Mar. 21 ADAS Sensors Conference and Exhibition on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Location: The Henry, Autograph Collection, 300 Town Center Dr, Dearborn, MI

Weblinks: http://www.adassensors.com/

Contacts: MEMS Journal events, events@memsjournal.com

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Wednesday, Mar. 20 Lear Corporation: Q1 2019 Dividend payment date

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

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

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Thursday, Mar. 21 5:00 PM River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation host ‘What’s Next’ dinner event – River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation host ‘What’s Next’ dinner event, to announce the second phase of its Old Frenchtown Settlement and to honor the Maitland family, long-time Park volunteers who recently completed their quest to visit all 418 National Parks

Location: New River Raisin National Battlefield Park Education Center, Monroe, MI

Weblinks: http://www.nps.gov, https://twitter.com/NatlParkService

Contacts: David Stoyka, Marx Layne & Co., Dstoyka@marxlayne.com, 1 248 855 6777

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Thursday, Mar. 21 6:00 PM Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin holds a town hall meeting

Location: Oakland Center, 312 Meadow Brook Rd, Rochester, MI

Weblinks: https://slotkin.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepSlotkin

Contacts: Hannah Lindow, Office of Rep. Elissa Slotkin, hannah.lindow@mail.house.gov, 1 517 488 8286

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Thursday, Mar. 21 Tyler Oakley celebrates 30th birthday – 30th birthday of Tyler Oakley, American vlogger, TV host, LGBT activist and author known for his YouTube channel which focuses on LGBT issues, and ‘The Tyler Oakley Show’ on Ellen DeGeneres’ ellentube platform

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

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Thursday, Mar. 21 Aborted begin North American tour

Location: The Sanctuary, 2932 Caniff St, Detroit, MI

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

Contacts: Ebony Jeanette, Concrete MKGT, ebony@concretemktg.com