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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.

September 14, 2018

This week: Objective Parole Bill Signed Into Law; Action Needed! Oppose the Use of Tax Dollars for Aborted Fetal Organs. Read more…

September 7, 2018

This week: Newborn Safe Delivery Device Legislation Passes Senate Committee; Senate Committee Approves Objective Parole Bills; Michigan Legislature Approves Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Proposals. Read more…

August 17, 2018

This week: Responses to Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report; FOCUS: The Issues, the Candidates, and Your Vote 2018; The Word from Lansing: The Future of Roe v. Wade. Read more…

July 27, 2018

This week: ACTION NEEDED! Five Days Left to Support the "Protect Life Rule"; Participate in National Pro-Life Prayer Effort Starting August 3; USCCB Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae; Primary Election Approaching on August 7. Read more…

July 20, 2018

This week: USCCB Launches National Pro-Life Prayer Effort; ACTION NEEDED! Show Support for the "Protect Life Rule"; ACTION NEEDED AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL! Protect Vulnerable Girls' Access to Education; The Word from Lansing: State Budget Successes and the Importance of Engagement; 2018 Election Year Guidelines for Catholic Organizations. Read more…

June 29, 2018

This week: Governor Signs 2018–2019 State Budgets into Law; Medicaid Work Requirement Becomes Law; Second DACA Measure Defeated in U.S. House; USCCB Applauds SCOTUS for Upholding Free Speech in NIFLA v. Becerra; U.S. Bishops Express Concerns with SCOTUS Travel Ban Ruling; USCCB Expresses Disappointment in SCOTUS Janus v. AFSCME Ruling; Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Announces Retirement. Read more…

June 22, 2018

This week: Discussion Continues in U.S. House on DACA — Action Needed!; Bishops Comment on Family Separation; President Issues Executive Order; Feasts of Two Saints Kick-off Religious Freedom Week; The Word from Lansing Column: Elections—And Your Vote—Matter. Read more…

June 15, 2018

This week: Legislature Issues Final Approval of Education Budget Bill; Omnibus Budget Bill Sent to Governor's Desk; Governor Signs Driver's License Bills Into Law; Changes to Do-Not-Resuscitate Law Unanimously Clear Senate; USCCB President Comments on Asylum Policy for Domestic Violence Victims. Read more…

June 8, 2018

This week: Conference Committees Reach Agreement on 2018–2019 Budget Proposals; Sexual Assault Package Moves Forward to Full Senate; House Committee Approves Marriage Disregard Legislation With MCC Support; House Passes MCC-Opposed Healthy Michigan Work Requirement; School Safety Measures Debated in Michigan Legislature; Dual Enrollment Bill Moves to Full Senate; FOCUS: Promoting Religious Freedom Through Interfaith Dialogue; USCCB Applauds SCOTUS Decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop Case; U.S. Bishops Urge Administration to Keep Families Together. Read more…

June 1, 2018

This week: USCCB: Separating Abortion from Title X Family Planning Program "Deeply Appreciated"; Driver's License Bills to be Sent to Governor's Desk; The Word from Lansing Column: Why Michigan Needs to Raise the Age; MCC Receives Four Bronze Tellys for Freedom to Serve Videos. 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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