Statement on Passage of Proposal 2

    According to Paul Long, Vice President for Public Policy: “Enshrining in the state constitution a measure that prohibits the legislature from enacting any oversight or accountability measures related to the destruction of human embryos has unsettling consequences for the future.”

    Statewide Advocacy Groups Urge Opposition to Proposed Energy Utility Rate Increase

    Legislature Recommended to Adopt Exemptions for Low-Income Individuals and Families

    Several advocacy organizations today collectively urged all 148 members of the Michigan Legislature to protect the state’s poor and vulnerable citizens from the effects of rate “deskewing” as part of the Legislature’s debate on House Bill 5524, measures which seek to restructure the state’s energy utilities market.

    MCC Statement on Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Veto

    Governor Exhibits “Continued Indifference Toward Human Life’ Says Conference

    The following statement was released by Michigan Catholic Conference Vice President for Public Policy Paul A. Long after Governor Jennifer Granholm vetoed Senate Bill 776, legislation banning partial-birth abortion in Michigan.