News Releases

    Election Comments of Adam Cardinal Maida

    Michigan Catholic Conference Chairman of the Board His Eminence Adam Cardinal Maida, Archbishop of Detroit, has addressed Tuesday’s election, reminding Catholic voters of their moral duty to participate in the political process and urged their “no” vote on Proposals 2 and 5. Cardinal Maida also called for Catholics to vote for candidates who are respectful of the common good, especially as it relates to the dignity of human life.

    MCC Hails New State Earned Income Tax Credit

    Anti-Poverty Measure Is “Best Piece of Legislation Passed This Year’

    Creating a state Earned Income Tax Credit that piggybacks the federal credit will prove to be the best piece of legislation passed by the State this year, the Michigan Catholic Conference stated today as the governor enacted Senate Bill 453. The Conference sites the tax credit’s ability to bring financial relief to low-income working families who pay high marginal tax rates.

    MCC Applauds Senate for Creating State Earned Income Tax Credit

    Measure Will Prove To Be The Best Piece of Legislation Passed This Year, Says Conference

    “The Conference congratulates those from both parties who voted in favor of the working poor as the creation of this common sense tax measure will prove to be the best piece of legislation passed this year,” says MCC Vice President for Public Policy Paul A. Long.

    Religious Freedom in Health Care Recognized by House of Representatives

    Michigan Catholic Conference Applauds Passage of Conscience Clause Bills

    Michigan Catholic Conference applauds the passage of legislation that seeks to protect the religious freedom of faith-based health care benefit providers. House Bills 4745 and 4746 provide a civil right of conscience for faith based benefit providers from being forced to offer or provide non-emergency benefits that specifically violate a religious tenet of the faith-based organization.

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