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.

    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.

    December 9, 2005

    House and Senate Pass Welfare Reform Legislation; Board of State Canvassers Approve Three Ballot Initiative Forms for 2006; Ultasound Bill Passes Senate, Heads Back to House for Concurrance.

    December 2, 2005

    Welfare Reform Passes House and Senate, Dangerous Limitations Included; Teacher Loan Forgiveness Bill Passes House; Bills Requiring Background Checks for Long-Term Care Employees Heads to Full House.

    November 11, 2005

    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.

    November 4, 2005

    Agreement Reached on Business Tax Cuts, Investment to Spur Economy; Department of Human Services Releases Welfare Reform Suggestions; Schools to Receive Assistance for Students Displaced by Katrina; Attorney General Rules in Favor of Mexican Drivers.

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