(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: Public Transit Gets Huge Boost From Federal Grants
Chatfield resigned after 11 days as CEO of the organization.READ MORE: Safety Is Top Priority As Parents, Students Prepare For Upcoming School Year
Advocates for Chatfield’s removal say his stance against LGBTQ+ policies should not represent the organization.MORE NEWS: Donations Needed For Landfill Search To Find Zion Foster
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