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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.

October 17, 2014

This week: Governor Signs Human Trafficking Bills Into Law; Governor Signs “Right To Try” Legislation; The Word from Lansing Column: Respect Life Month; Reminder: Election Materials Available At MCC Website. Read more…

October 3, 2014

This week: Michigan Catholic Conference Launches 2014 Election Website; Human Trafficking Bills Close to Governor’s Desk; Michigan House Approves Non-Public School Professional Development Legislation; Bill Addressing Adoption Assistance for Disabilities Passes Legislature; Michigan Likely to Become Fourth State to Enact “Right to Try” Legislation; House Committee Considers Legislation to Create Interagency Council on Homelessness; Michigan Legislature on Fall Break. Read more…

September 19, 2014

This week: Government Report Highlights Abortion Coverage in Affordable Care Act; Non-Public School Professional Development Bill Passes House Committee; Michigan House Approves Child Support Package With Wide Bipartisan Support; Asset Forfeiture Bill Passes Michigan House; The Word from Lansing Column Addresses Overcoming Obstacles to Voting. Read more…

July 18, 2014

This week: Catholics Push for Compassion and Security for Migrant Children; U.S. Senate Narrowly Blocks Anti-Religious Liberty Measure; MCC Comments on Last Week’s Juvenile Life Without Parole Ruling; New Video on Charity and Justice Available. Read more…

June 13, 2014

This week: Budget Process Complete; Legislature Has Recessed for Summer; Increased Funding Allocated for Pregnancy and Parenting Support Program; Department of Human Services Provides One-Time Funding for Center for Hope; Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Denies MCC Injunction in HHS Case; MCC Applauds Senate Approval of Homestead Tax Credit Legislation; Michigan Senate Approves Updates to Prostitution Statute; Adoption Subsidy Bill Passes Michigan Senate; Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Elder Abuse Bills; Measures Considering E-Cigarettes Continue Forward; MCC Pushes for Stronger Regulations ; New Election Resources Available from MCC. Read more…

June 6, 2014

This week: Leaders Agree on Budget Targets, Continue to Work Towards Producing Final Budgets; Proposed Tuition Grant Program Increase Benefits Low-Income Students; Department of State Police Grant Funding Includes Nonpublic School Language; Senate Passes Immigration Clerical Assistant Bill, Sends to Governor for Signature; House Education Committee Passes Two Bills To Increase Educational Options; Four Human Trafficking Measures Pass Senate, Continue to House Committee; Action to Protect Children and Families Needed to Address Immigration. Read more…

May 30, 2014

This week: Legislation Increasing Minimum Wage Signed Into Law; Bishops Continue Advocacy Push for Comprehensive Immigration Reform. Read more…

May 23, 2014

This week: House and Senate Committees Approve Human Trafficking Legislation; The Word from Lansing: Juvenile Life Without Parole Sentences; Senate and House Members Named to Budget Conference Committees; Memorial Day Prayer from the Military Services Archdiocese. Read more…

May 16, 2014

This week: MCC and USCCB File Amicus Briefs in Michigan Marriage Case; Senate Committee Passes Measures to Protect Human Trafficking Victims; Revenue Estimating Conference Reports Lower Than Expected Revenue for State. 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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