(CBS DETROIT) – An economic development organization is apologizing after hiring former Michigan Republican House Speaker Lee Chatfield.
“Southwest Michigan First” says it is making internal changes to its hiring procedures and plans to establish an executive level diversity position.READ MORE: Detroit Fire Department Passes Out Free Smoke Detectors Following Fatal Fire
Chatfield resigned after 11 days as CEO of the organization.READ MORE: Committee Subpoenas Former MDHHS Director Over Large Separation Agreement With State
Advocates for Chatfield’s removal say his stance against LGBTQ+ policies should not represent the organization.MORE NEWS: AG Nessel: 48-Year-Old Benton Harbor Man Charged With Sexual Assault
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