Secretary Benson's Calendar - March 2019

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Branch office visits.

Meeting: Coffee with Abdul El-Sayed in Detroit.

Media Interview: Telephone interview with Abby Vesoulis of TIME magazine.

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Gridiron Dinner: 134th anniversary Gridiron Club and Foundation Dinner in Washington, D.C., as guest of Detroit Free Press.

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Weekly Executive Call: Weekly call with Department of State executive leadership.

Election Modernization Advisory Committee: Organization meeting of Election Modernization Advisory Committee in Detroit.

Meeting: Meeting with David Fischer Jr. (Suburban Collection Dealership) in Detroit.

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Branch office visits.

Meeting: Meeting with individuals who served on California redistricting commission in Detroit.

State of the City: Address in Detroit.

6

MNA Conference: Speaking at Michigan Nonprofit Association Conference in Lansing.

House Testimony: Testifying before House Elections and Ethics Committee in Lansing.

Branch office visits.

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Media Interview: Telephone interview with Jonathan Oosting of The Detroit News.

Media Interview: Telephone interview with Pat Batcheller of WDET-FM.

Legislative meetings.

MDOS Meeting: Monthly meeting of MDOS department and office directors in Lansing.

Women's Sports Foundation: Telephone call with Women’s Sports Foundation.

MPLP: Speaking at Michigan Political Leadership Program reception in Novi.

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Media Interview: Telephone interview with Frank Beckmann of WJR-AM.

Branch office visits.

Media Interview: Telephone interview with Pat Batcheller of WDET-FM.

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Town Hall: Restoring the Public Trust town hall in Southfield.

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Branch office visits.

Media Interview: Telephone interview with Stephen Henderson of WDET-FM.

Weekly executive call: Weekly call with Department of State executive leadership.

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Media Interview: Telephone interview with Jason Crum of WKLT-FM.

Branch office visits.

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Legislative Meetings.

Gov. Whitmer: Meeting with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

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Branch office visits.

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Media Interview:
Telephone interview with Rick Pluta of Michigan Public Radio.

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Branch office visits.

Meeting: Breakfast with Kent County Clerk Lisa Posthumus Lyons in Ada.

Muskegon County Clerks: Meeting of Muskegon County clerks in Ravenna.

Phone call: Call with Mark Totten.

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Michigan Municipal League: Speaking at Michigan Municipal League panel in Lansing.

Traffic safety luncheon: Speaking and presenting awards at Michigan Traffic Safety Summit Awards Luncheon in East Lansing.

Legislative meetings.

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Radio Show: Guest hosting The Frank Beckmann Show on WJR-AM.

Meeting: Meeting with Richard Studley and Jim Holcomb of Michigan Chamber of Commerce in Lansing.

Legislative meeting.

22

Levin Center event: Speaking at Wayne State University Law School symposium presented by the Levin Center at Wayne Law and The Journal of Law in Society at the law school in Detroit

Branch office visits.

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Conference: Conference on redistricting at Arizona State University in Tempe.

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Conference: Conference on redistricting at Arizona State University in Tempe.

Weekly executive call: Weekly call with Department of State executive leadership.

Media interview: Telephone interview with Andrew Green of WSJM-FM.

 

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Conference: Conference on redistricting at Arizona State University in Tempe.

Media Interview: Telephone interview with Ben Thorp of WCMU-FM.

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Branch office visits.

Town Hall: Restoring the Public Trust town hall in Marquette.

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Branch office visits.

Legislative meeting.

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Media Interview: In-person interview at WLUC-TV in Negaunee

U.P Clerks: Meeting with county clerks from Upper Peninsula in Marquette.

Branch office visits.

Media interview: Telephone interview with U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell and Candice Miller, guest hosts for The Frank Beckmann Show on WJR-AM.

Media
Interview:
Telephone interview with Jim Koski of WMQT-FM.

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Affirmation Dinner: Speaking at Affirmations 30th anniversary gala dinner in Detroit.

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