Name
Michigan Catholic Conference
Phone
(800) 395-5565
Fax
(517) 372-3940
Address
510 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

Lansing Update

Lansing Update publishes when the Michigan Legislature is in session and chronicles legislative activity of interest to the Michigan Catholic Conference. To begin receiving Lansing Update, please sign up for the Catholic Advocacy Network.

Lansing Update, February 17, 2017

Hundreds Join National and Statewide Speakers for MCC Human Trafficking Conference; House Tax Committee Passes Income Tax Rollback; Lawmakers Begin Work on State Budgets, Challenge Cap on Shared Time; USCCB Chairmen Call for Action on Religious Liberty Executive Order; 2017–2018 Advocacy Principles and 2015–2016 Advocacy Report Available Online. Read more…

Lansing Update, February 3, 2017

ACTION ALERT: Religious Liberty Executive Order Under Consideration; Last Chance to Register for February 11th Human Trafficking Conference; U.S. Bishops Strongly Oppose Trump Executive Order on Refugee Admissions; Criminal Justice Measures Pass Michigan Senate; Continue to House. Read more…

Lansing Update, January 27, 2017

44th Annual March for Life Held in Washington, D.C.; Detroit Students Celebrate School Choice; Catholic Schools Week Begins Sunday; REGISTER NOW for February Human Trafficking Conference in Lansing; President's Immigration Executive Orders Draw Catholic Rebuke; U.S. House Passes No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act; President Reestablishes Mexico City Policy; MCC Celebrates Ordination of Detroit's Two New Bishops; Criminal Justice Package Continues to Full Senate; House Legislative Committees Chosen for 2017–2018. Read more…

Lansing Update, January 20, 2017

Register Now for From Darkness to Light: Human Trafficking and Our Response; Stand Up for Life This January; Vulnerable Adult Abuse, Sex Tourism, and Unemployment Fraud Bills Become Law; USCCB Calls on Congress to Preserve Gains in Healthcare Coverage, Protect Conscience Rights; Governor Snyder Presents 2017 State of the State Address; The Word from Lansing Column: 2017 — A Time to Reflect, a Time to Take Action; Donald Trump Becomes 45th President of the United States. Read more…

Lansing Update, January 6, 2017

Wrongful Imprisonment, School Transportation, Fetal Tissue, and Energy Bills Signed Into Law; 99th Legislature Begins Next Week With Swearing-In Ceremony; USCCB Task Force Issues Report and Recommendations for Promoting Peace; January Highlights Needs of Migrants, Human Trafficking Victims Read more…

Lansing Update, December 16, 2016

Several MCC-Supported Bills Could Soon Be Signed Into Law; Michigan Legislature Approves Sale of Fetal Body Parts Ban; Unemployment Insurance Bill Passes Late in Legislative Session; Revised Energy Legislation Passes Legislature — Governor's Approval Expected; Governor Approves Heat and Eat, Successor Judge, & Human Trafficking Measures; Overview of Major Accomplishments; President-Elect Chooses Michigan's Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary. Read more…

Lansing Update, December 9, 2016

Michigan Legislature Passes Funding for "Heat and Eat" Policies; Bills for Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation and Services Continue Forward; Successor Judge Bill Headed to Governor's Desk; MCC Opposes Resolution to Halt Refugee Resettlement; Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Vulnerable Adult Abuse Bill. Human Trafficking Bills Receive Unanimous Approval in Senate Committee 2015-2016 Legislature Will Adjourn After Next Week Read more…

Lansing Update, December 2, 2016

ACTION NEEDED! Tell Congress to Pass Human Trafficking Funding; Registration Open for MCC's February 11th Human Trafficking Conference; Senate Committee Passes School Transportation Bill; HB 5753 Continues to Full Senate; Human Trafficking Expungement Bills Pass Senate Unanimously; The Word from Lansing Column: Seek Compassionate Care, Not Assisted Suicide; Most Reverend David Walkowiak, Bishop of Grand Rapids, Opens Senate Session With Prayer. Read more…

Lansing Update, November 11, 2016

ACTION NEEDED! Urge AMA to Continue Opposing Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia; Analysis of the 2016 Elections; Energy Legislation Passes Senate; Application Now Open for School Safety Grant. Read more…

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Name
Michigan Catholic Conference
Phone
(800) 395-5565
Fax
(517) 372-3940
Email
Address
510 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933
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