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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.

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.

A mother carrying her young child

March 29, 2019

This week: USDA Requests Comments on Proposed SNAP Change; Continued Pressure Needed: Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; U.S. House Calls for Action on Equality Act; USCCB Opposes; U.S. Bishops Praise Expanded Mexico City Policy; The Word from Lansing: Prioritizing the Vulnerable in the State Budget. Read more…

A little girl sits on a wooden walkway with her arm around a teddy bear

March 22, 2019

This week: Settlement Agreement "Does Nothing to Protect Foster Care Youth"; MCC Urges Stricter Regulations for E-Cigarettes; USCCB Opposes Equality Act; Reaffirms Authentic Human Dignity. Read more…

Michigan nonpublic school educators attending a Public Policy Day event in the Michigan State Capitol Building rotunda

March 15, 2019

This week: MCC Testifies on Behalf of "Raise the Age" Package; Nonpublic School Educators Meet with State Lawmakers; Hospice Fixes to Opioid Law Pass Committees. Read more…

Senators Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp) and Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) speak in support of Raise the Age legislation in front of the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee

March 8, 2019

This week: MCC Reacts to Executive State Budget Recommendations; "Raise the Age" Package Receives First Senate Hearing; Join Us: Pray for an End to Infanticide. Read more…

A newborn baby boy sleeping in the hospital

March 1, 2019

This week: Born-Alive Abortion Survivor Protection Act Fails in U.S. Senate; USCCB Commends "The Protect Life Rule" from DHHS; Governor to Present State Budget; Recommendations; Vatican Summit on Protection of Minors Comes to a Close. Read more…

Attendees of a press conference at the Michigan Capitol with a bipartisan group of State Senators who support Raise the Age legislation

February 22, 2019

This week: Support Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; Vatican Meeting Focuses on Protection of Minors; Senators Highlight Bipartisan "Raise the Age" Bills; MCC Supports Charitable Giving Tax Credit in Committee; USCCB Expresses Concerns on Border Wall Order; The Word from Lansing: Pushing Back Against Racism. Read more…

A group of smiling school children standing in line to board a school bus

February 8, 2019

This week: Resolution: Catholic Schools Strengthen the Common Good; MCC-Supported "Raise the Age" Policy Re-Introduced in State Legislature; MCC Participates in Catholic Social Ministry Gathering. Read more…

The Michigan State Capitol building

January 18, 2019

This week: March for Life Promotes the Value of the Human Person; MCC Issues Priorities for 2019-2020 State Legislative Session; Legislative Committees for 2019-2020: What Role Do They Serve?; USCCB Recognizes MLK's Example for Society in Advance of Holiday; National Catholic Schools Week Begins January 27. Read more…

An expectant mother and her husband play with their son in the park on a fall day

January 4, 2019

This week: Newly Elected Officials Head to Lansing in 2019; Priority Pro-Marriage, Anti-Poverty Bill Becomes Law; Webcam Abortion Ban & Safe Delivery Device Bills Vetoed; New MCC-Supported Law Recognizes the Grief of Stillbirth for Families; MCC Applauds Governor's Signature of School Safety Measures and Funding; With Governor's Signature, Petition Bill Becomes Law; Donor Privacy Measure Vetoed in Final Days of 2018. Read more…

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Michigan Catholic Conference
(800) 395-5565
(517) 372-3940
510 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933
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