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.

    February 13, 2009

    Governor’s Budget Recommendations Include $670 Million in Cuts; Wayne County Executive Seeks to Lure Embryo Destructive Research Firms; Legislation Increasing High School Drop Out Age Moves Out of Committee.

    January 30, 2009

    Catholic Conference Releases 2009–2010 Advocacy Priorities; Committee Assignments Announced, Legislature Begins New Session; State Senate Adopts Resolution Honoring Catholic Schools Week; Legislation of Interest.

    December 5, 2008

    Lame Duck Session Awaits Executive Order Cuts; House Passes Juvenile Life Without Parole Sentencing Reforms; Smoking Ban Legislation Sent to Conference Committee.

    May 30, 2008

    Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Clears Legislature; Protect Poor and Vulnerable in Energy Debate, Conference Urges Senate; Emergency Contraceptive Bill Headed to Senate.

    February 8, 2008

    Petition Forms Approved for Embryo Destructive Research Ballot Drive; Governor Releases Budget Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2009; Action Urged for Partial-Birth Abortion Ban; House, Senate Pass Differing Versions of Driver’s License Fix; Prisoner I.D. Bills Move to House Floor.

    January 25, 2008

    Embryo Destructive Research Proponents Discuss Ballot Drive; Catholic Conference Advocacy Ensures Protection of State EITC; House Committee May Act Soon on Partial-Birth Abortion Ban; MCC Testifies in Support of Juvenile Parole Reform Bills.

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