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.

    December 15, 2006

    Governor to Sign Welfare Reform Legislation; State to Award New Michigan Promise Scholarship; MCC to Seek Support for “Net Neutrality’; New Report Troubling for Michigan Children; Jack Kevorkian to be Paroled from Prison.

    December 1, 2006

    Bills Promoting Adult Stem Cells Moving Through Legislature; Legislature Again Seeking Limits on State Assistance Programs; 2007-2008 Legislative Leaders Elected.

    June 23, 2006

    MCC Calls for Religious Freedom in Child-Placement Services; “The Issues, The Candidates and Your Vote 2006’ Headed to Parishes; Conference Seeks Support for Foster Care Families.

    March 6, 2006

    Federal Government Approves Contraception Waiver; High School Curriculum Mandate Headed to Senate; Senate Committee Confirms New Children’s Ombudsman.

    February 9, 2006

    Bishop Sample Joins Michigan Catholic Conference Board of Directors; Michigan Catholic Conference Testifies Against Contraceptive Mandates; Stem Cell Issue Comes to Forefront in Michigan; House Education Committee Addresses Mandated High School Curriculum; Governor Releases 2006-07 Executive Budget Recommendations.