In Michigan
9:48 am
Mon August 3, 2009

Biden to discuss economy, innovation in Detroit

DETROIT, MI – Vice President Joe Biden will discuss the economy and steps taken by the White House to turn things around on a visit to Detroit.

Biden will speak Wednesday afternoon at NextEnergy.

His office says in a release that Biden's speech will focus on building a new economic foundation to support lasting prosperity and recapturing America's spirit of innovation.

Tickets are limited and available on a first-come basis from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at NextEnergy.

Gov. Jennifer Granholm and local officials also are expected to
make remarks.

NextEnergy is a nonprofit that works with businesses on research involving alternative and renewable energy.