(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 Police Department Holds Graduation Ceremony For Recruit Class 2021-G
Chatfield resigned after 11 days as CEO of the organization.READ MORE: Here's A Look At Weekend Construction Happening In Metro Detroit
Advocates for Chatfield’s removal say his stance against LGBTQ+ policies should not represent the organization.MORE NEWS: FDA Approves Longer Shelf Life For J&J COVID-19 Vaccine
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