DEARBORN, Mich. - The two candidates for Michigan governor spoke at the 2010 Michigan Municipal League Convention in Dearborn Sept. 21-24. Democratic candidate and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero spoke to more than 400 Michigan Municipal Leaders during a Sept. 23 luncheon. Bernero’s running mate, Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence also spoke during a breakfast session Friday,Sept. 24.
Lawrence was followed by Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Snyder.
The League had considerable media coverage for the candidates’ speeches. Read the Detroit Free Press coverage of Bernero’s talk; and Snyder’s talk here and here. Read the Detroit News coverage of Bernero’s talk; and Snyder’s talk here.
For more information about the Michigan Municipal League and what we do go to mml.org. For all our blog posts from the Convention go here. View WLNS TV 6’s coverage of Bernero’s talk here.
I should note that the Michigan Municipal League is a non-partisan, non-profit organization and we do not endorse candidates. We invited both candidates to the League Convention to inform our members of their stances on issues that concern them.
View more photos of the candidates talking to Michigan Municipal League members here: flickr.com/michcommunities
Matt Bach is director of communciations for the Michigan Municipal League. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and 734-669-6317.