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Lansing Update

Lansing Update publishes on Fridays when the Michigan Legislature is in session and chronicles legislative activity of interest to Michigan Catholic Conference. Join the Catholic Advocacy Network to receive Lansing Update in your inbox.

Pro-life marchers participating in the March for Life in Washington D.C.

January 24. 2020

This week: March for Life Draws Enormous Crowd in D.C.; MCC Supports Measures for Minority Mothers, Stillborn Families; Legislature Issues Catholic Schools Week Resolutions; Blaine Case Opportunity to "End Shameful Legacy"; USCCB Grateful for Federal Religious Freedom Measures; Upcoming Dates: State of the State and the Budget Process. Read more…

A smiling woman signs a petition

January 17, 2020

This week: 2020 Census: Apply Now for Temporary Positions; Citizen's Redistricting Commission Accepting Applications; The Word from Lansing: Advocacy Successes in 2019. Read more…

Boxes containing the 379,418 total signatures submitted to the Board of State Canvassers in support of ending the second trimester dismemberment abortion procedure

January 10, 2020

This week: Petition Drive to Ban Dismemberment Abortion Advances to State Board; Michigan Legislature Returns to Lansing. Read more…

Stained glass from St. Basil Church, South Haven, Michigan

December 13, 2019

This week: DEADLINE TODAY: Petition Forms to End Dismemberment Abortion Must be Postmarked or Delivered to Right to Life of Michigan TODAY!; Some Budget Vetoes Restored by Legislature; More Work to be Done; Governor Files Brief Declaring Nonpublic School Mandate Reimbursement Unconstitutional; MCC Opposes Legislation to Expand Payday Lending; Marijuana Warning Label Requirement Passes Senate Committee; School Safety Building Code Changes Moving Forward; Suicide Prevention Commission Bill Headed to Governor. Legislature Adjourns Until January 8, 2020 Merry Christmas! Read more…

A destitute man sleeping on the sidewalk

December 6, 2019

This week: MCC Supports Tax Credit for Donations to Food Banks and Homeless Shelters; DEADLINE IS THURSDAY: Only One Week Remains to Sign the Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion! Read more…

End Dismemberment Abortion: Michigan Values Life!

November 22, 2019

This week: REMINDER: Help the Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion Finish Strong in December; TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to Oppose Budget Amendment Enriching Global Abortion Providers; School Safety Building Code Change Approved by House; November is Adoption Awareness Month; The Word from Lansing: Safe Delivery Law Saves Michigan Newborns; Legislature on Break Until December 3; Happy Thanksgiving! Read more…

MCC Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy Tom Hickson speaks at a press conference held at the State Capitol on Thursday

November 1, 2019

This week: Pro-Abortion Advocates Propose Eliminating All Restrictions in Michigan; Raise the Age Legislation Signed into Law; Michigan Catholic Conference Supports Driver's License Bills. Read more…

A student walks across a hallway lined with lockers at school

October 25, 2019

This week: REMINDER: Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion Continues; Gun Free Zone Elimination Bills Move Forward; School Safety Building Code Change Before Full House; Dual Enrollment Bills Head to Senate; MCC Welcomes Legal Opinion in Faith-Based Adoption Case. Read more…

A man with a stack of bills and receipts struggling to manage his finances

October 18, 2019

This week: REMINDER: Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion Continues; Raise the Age Legislation Moves on to Governor Whitmer; MCC Opposes Legislation to Expand Payday Lending; MCC Opposes Near Elimination of Gun Free Zones; MCC Supports School Safety Building Code Change. Read more…

An overhead view of the Michigan Senate floor

October 11, 2019

This week: Post Budget Fallout: Week One; Raise the Age Packages Approaching Finish Line; Senate Committee Approves Forensic Science Commission Bills; Dual Enrollment Legislation Moves Forward; REMINDER: Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion Continues Throughout Respect Life Month. Read more…

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(800) 395-5565
(517) 372-3940
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