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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.

March 13, 2015

This week: Action Will Soon Be Needed to Pass Critical Faith-Based Adoption and Foster Care Bills; School Choice Telephone Town Hall to Be Held Next Wednesday; MCC Interview with Michigan Talk Radio Highlights Current Legislative Issues. Read more…

March 6, 2015

This week: House Committee Approves Faith-Based Child Placement Bills; Governor Appoints Members to Two State Human Trafficking Groups; “Choose Life” License Plate Legislation Headed to State Senate; Wording Finalized for May Road Funding Proposal; The Word from Lansing Column Addresses Education Policies; USCCB Urges Consideration of Poor and Vulnerable in the Federal Budget. Read more…

February 20, 2015

This week: MCC and St. Vincent Catholic Charities Testify In Support of Adoption Bills; U.S. Bishops Urge Support for Health Care Conscience Rights Act. Read more…

February 13, 2015

This week: A Blueprint for the Common Good: MCC Announces Advocacy Principles for 2015–2016; Governor Introduces State Budget Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2015–2016; Elder Abuse Bills Pass Senate Judiciary Committee; Death Penalty Resolution Introduced in Michigan Senate. Read more…

January 23, 2015

This week: During March for Life, U.S. House Passes Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Prohibition; Michigan State of State Address Calls for Greater Service to Michigan’s Poor; Michigan House Recognizes Catholic Schools Week With Resolution; Religious Freedom Restoration Act Introduced in Senate. Read more…

January 16, 2015

This week: Michigan Legislature Returns, Elected Officials Sworn in This Week; U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Marriage Cases from Michigan and Three Other States; Significant Revenue Shortfalls Surface; MCC Cheers Legislation to Fully Restore EITC; Professional Development Legislation Signed into Law; The Word from Lansing Column Highlights 2013–2014 Achievements. Read more…

December 5, 2014

This week: Historic Week for Religious Liberty Policies in Michigan House; Michigan Senate Approves Prisoner Employability Bills; Sentencing Reform Bills Passed by Michigan House; Senate Committee Adopts Nonprofit Housing Property Exemption. Read more…

November 14, 2014

This week: MCC Calls for Religious Liberty Legislation to Be Priority in Lame Duck; House Approves Nuisance Legislation Related to Human Trafficking; House Committee Passes Bill to Enact Human Trafficking Health Advisory Board; The Word from Lansing in November Addresses Lame Duck Session. Read more…

November 7, 2014

This week: 6th Circuit Upholds Michigan Marriage Amendment, Reverses District Court Decision; MCC Thanks Catholics for Election Participation; Federal Legislative Race Results; State Level Executive Race Results; Michigan Legislature Chosen, Leadership Roles Decided; “Lame Duck” Session. 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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