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Associated Press Wisconsin Daybook for Wednesday, Sep. 11.

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Wednesday, Sep. 11 8:00 AM NAFCU Congressional Caucus concludes – NAFCU Congressional Caucus concludes, with today’s speakers including Republican Reps. Sean Duffy and French Hill, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria, and National Credit Union Administration board member Todd Harper

Location: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.nafcu.org, https://twitter.com/NAFCU, #NAFCUCaucus

Contacts: Jaqueline Ramsay, NAFCU VP of Media Relations and Communications, jramsay@nafcu.org, 1 703 842 2820


Wednesday, Sep. 11 8:00 AM Madison Police Department and Madison Fire Department Honor Guards host 9/11 memorial event

Location: Madison Fire Department, 3201 Dairy Dr, Madison, WI

Weblinks: http://www.cityofmadison.com/, https://twitter.com/cityofmadison

Contacts: Joel DeSpain, Madison Police Department, jdespain@cityofmadison.com, 1 608 266 4897


Wednesday, Sep. 11 9:00 AM NCA/CTL National Day of Service at national cemeteries across U.S. – National Cemetery Administration and Carry The Load National Day of Service, with headstone/marker cleaning and grounds beautification at 40 national cemeteries across the U.S. to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks

Weblinks: http://www.cem.va.gov, https://twitter.com/VANatCemeteries

Contacts: National Cemetery Administration, 1 202 632 8035

For a full list of locations visit https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/65366/lets-roll-nca-carry-load-ctl-host-national-day-service-september-11/


Wednesday, Sep. 11 9:28 AM Wisconsin state legislators announce legislation to remember 9/11 attacks – Washington County leaders and Wisconsin 9/11 Memorial volunteers announce legislation relating to the recognition of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by the State of Wisconsin, with Wisconsin state Sen. Duey Stroebel and state Rep. Timothy Ramthun

Location: Wisconsin State Capitol, 2 E Main St, Madison, WI

Weblinks: http://www.co.washington.wi.us/, https://twitter.com/WashCoWisco

Contacts: Ethan Hollenberger, Ethan.Hollenberger@co.washington.wi.us, 1 262 335 7702


Wednesday, Sep. 11 3:00 PM Center for American Progress ‘Advancing a Race Equity Education Policy’ summit – Center for American Progress forum at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference, titled ‘Advancing a Race Equity Education Policy’. Speakers include Center for American Progress CEO Neera Tanden, Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, Democratic Rep. Jahana Hayes, 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year Chanda Jefferson, Baltimore City Public High Schools CEO Sonja Brookins Santelises, EduColor Co-founder Jose Luis Vilson, Alliance for Quality Education Advocacy Director and New York City Director Zakiyah Ansari, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle Public Policy Director Dayvon Love, Howard University student William Pugh, and 2017 Dept of Defense Education Activity Teacher of the Year Kelisa Wing

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.americanprogress.org, https://twitter.com/amprog

Contacts: Center for American Progress, events@americanprogress.org, 1 202 682 1611; Colin Seeberger, Center for American Progress, cseeberger@americanprogress.org, 1 202 741 6292;

Press interested in attending should RSVP at https://www.americanprogress.org/events/2019/08/29/473996/advancing-race-equity-education-agenda/?evlc=rsvp


Wednesday, Sep. 11 3:25 PM Wisconsin state Rep. Robyn Vining hosts roundtable with suburban moms on policy priorities – Wisconsin state Rep. Robyn Vining hosts a roundtable discussion with suburban moms about the issues that are most important to them and their community, as well as the 2020 election

Weblinks: http://www.wisdems.org, https://twitter.com/WisDems

Contacts: Philip Shulman, Wisconsin Democratic Party, philips@wisdems.org

Please RSVP to phils@wisdems.org to receive the address


Wednesday, Sep. 11 5:30 PM Milwaukee Alderwoman Milele Coggs hosts meeting on street reconstruction project

Location: GLOW Building, 2300 W. Hopkins St, Milwaukee, WI

Weblinks: http://city.milwaukee.gov, https://twitter.com/cityofmilwaukee

Contacts: Office of Ald. Milele Coggs, 1 414 286 2994


Wednesday, Sep. 11 – Thursday, Sep. 12 Smart Cities September Conference – Smart Cities September Conference, featuring national, state, and regional panelists from business, government, and the nonprofit sector sharing insights and strategies. During the conference, the City of Racine announces ‘innovative public-private partnerships designed to benefit residents, businesses, and government agencies, alike’

Location: Racine Memorial Hall, 72 7th St, Racine, WI

Weblinks: http://cityofracine.org/, https://twitter.com/CityofRacine

Contacts: Shannon Alan Powell, shannon.powell@cityofracine.org, 1 262 636 9266



Thursday, Sep. 12 8:30 AM WWBIC and Wells Fargo celebrate $500,000 grant – Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp and Wells Fargo hold event celebrating a $500,000 grant that ‘will advance WWBIC’s infrastructure for loan and lending operations, enhance customer service initiatives and support local Hispanic and veteran owned businesses’

Location: La Finca Coffeehouse, 3558 E Sivyer Ave, St Francis, WI

Weblinks: https://www.wwbic.com/, https://twitter.com/WWBIC

Contacts: Wendy Baumann, WWBIC, wendy.baumann@wwbic.com, 1 414 395 4530


Thursday, Sep. 12 11:00 AM Milwaukee Mayor Barrett and TALGO President and CEO Perez host media event – Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and TALGO President and CEO Antonio Perez host media event, allowing attendees to view TALGO’s overhaul activity at the Century City facility on the recently awarded project to TALGO-SYSTRA joint venture to rebuild up to 121 Rail Cars by Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA)

Location: Century City Facility, 3533 N 27th St, Milwaukee, WI

Weblinks: http://city.milwaukee.gov, https://twitter.com/cityofmilwaukee

Contacts: Jeff Fleming , City of Milwaukee, Jeff.Fleming@milwaukee.gov, 1 414 286 8580


Thursday, Sep. 12 11:30 AM Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis convenes latest hearing, with pro athletes – Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis convenes latest hearing, ‘The Fight to Save Winter: Pro Athletes for Climate Action’, with testimony from U.S. Hockey Hall of Famer (and Brightcore Energy President) Mike Richter, professional snowboarder and Protect Our Winters founder Jeremy Jones, professional ski mountaineer and adventurer Caroline Gleich, and professional climber Tommy Caldwell * Special committee is affiliated with the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC), chaired by Sen. Brian Schatz, and features Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, Jeff Merkley, Michael Bennet, Tammy Baldwin, Martin Heinrich, Ed Markey, Tammy Duckworth, Catherine Cortez Masto, and Tina Smith

Location: SVC-202, U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.democrats.senate.gov, https://twitter.com/SenateDems

Contacts: Michael Inacay, Office of Sen. Brian Schatz, michael_inacay@schatz.senate.gov, 1 202 224 3123

The hearing is open to the public. Please enter through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and check in at one of the Senate Appointment Desks. Members of the media interested in attending should RSVP to Michael_Inacay@schatz.senate.gov


Thursday, Sep. 12 4:00 PM Milwaukee Amani Housing Committee meeting

Location: Moody Park Pavilion, 2201 W Auer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Weblinks: http://city.milwaukee.gov, https://twitter.com/cityofmilwaukee

Contacts: Office of Ald. Khalif Rainey, 1 414 286 2863


Thursday, Sep. 12 Treasury Secretary Mnuchin speaks at New York Times DealBook DC Strategy Forum – The New York Times hosts inaugural DealBook DC Strategy Forum – a special symposium held ahead of its annual DealBook conference – ‘bringing together an influential group of leaders to discuss and debate provocative questions and provide innovative solutions to the nation’s top policy agenda challenges’. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and Microsoft President Brad Smith participate in conversations with DealBook editor at large, columnist, and founder Andrew Ross Sorkin, before attendees (including Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, bipartisan Sens. Angus King and Josh Hawley and Reps. Mike Gallagher and Ted Deutch, FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee, former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair, former NEC Director Gene Sperling, and former CEA Chairman Glenn Hubbard) participate in ‘Task Force’ discussions on climate change, cybersecurity, data and privacy, drug policy, student debt, and taxing wealth * Findings from each discussion will appear in a special section of The New York Times on 19 Sep

Location: The Watergate Hotel, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://nytconferences.com/, https://twitter.com/NYTLive

Contacts: Adenike Olanrewaju, The New York Times U.S. conferences press inquiries, Adenike.Olanrewaju@nytimes.com

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