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 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.

Lansing Update, February 23, 2018

This week: Monday, February 26 is a National Call-in Day for Dreamers; Pro-Marriage Policy, Supported by MCC, Passes Senate Committee; Changes to Do-Not-Resuscitate Law Continue to Michigan Senate. Read more…

February 16, 2018

This week: Sentencing Bill Includes Embryos and Fetuses as Victims, Continues to Full Senate; Taxation Prohibition on Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation Passes House Committee; Bill to Expand Coercion Definition in Human Trafficking Statute Moves on to House; Weatherization Funds Bill Clears Senate Committee; USCCB: Federal Budget Should Build Toward Common Good. Read more…

February 9, 2018

Governor Presents Budget Recommendations to Legislature for 2018–2019 Year; Dual Enrollment Expansion Becomes Law; MCC Participates in Social Ministry Gathering, Speaks to Need for Dreamer Solution; National Marriage Week is February 7–14; February 8th Marks International Day of Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking. Read more…

January 26, 2018

This week: Rally at State Capitol Celebrates National School Choice Week; National Catholic Schools Week Highlights Contributions of Catholic Education; Border District Dual Enrollment Expansion Continues to Governor; March for Life Sends a Strong Message of Love to Mothers and Children; USCCB Applauds New HHS Initiatives on Conscience and Religious Freedom; Federal Fix for Dreamers Remains an Ongoing Concern; The Word from Lansing Column: New Laws Seek to Curb Opioid Crisis in Michigan. Read more…

January 12, 2018

This week: National Migration Week Recognizes Dignity of Immigrants, Refugees, and Trafficking Victims ; U.S. Bishops Express Support for Legislative Solution for Dreamers; In Honor of MLK Day, U.S. Bishops Call for Courage and Commitment; State Ok2Say Program Continues to Protect Student Safety; "9 Days for Life" Campaign Will Run January 18–26. Read more…

January 5, 2018

This week: Michigan Takes Action Against Opioid Crisis as New Laws Are Enacted; Governor Signs Unemployment Compensation Measures Into Law; Competitive FIRST Robotics Grants Awarded; Nonpublic Schools Receive $157,700; Read more…

December 15, 2017

This week: Governor Signs Two Measures Eliminating the Law Enforcement Prostitution Exemption; Unemployment Compensation Bills Continue to Governor's Desk; Legislature Approves Opioid Bills, Sends Package to Governor Snyder; House Widely Supports Medical Marijuana Warning Label for Pregnant and Nursing Mothers; Legislation Protecting Victims of Sexual Assault Passes Senate Committee; The Word From Lansing Column: Encountering the Poor This Advent and Beyond. Read more…

December 8, 2017

This week: SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop Case, USCCB Issues Comments; U.S. Bishops to Congress: Advance Tax Reform That Meets Key Moral Concerns; Prohibition of Nudity in Adult-Oriented Businesses with Liquor Licenses Continues to Full Senate; Medical Marijuana Warning Label for Pregnant and Nursing Mothers Continues to House; U.S. House of Representatives Unanimously Approves Increase of Federal FGM Penalties. Governor Signs Parental Rights and FGM Legislation Into Law Read more…

December 1, 2017

This week: TAKE ACTION! Public Comment Period on HHS Mandate Exemption Open Until Dec 5; Federal Tax Reform Discussion Continues; USCCB Calls for Changes in Both Proposals; Elimination of Prostitution Exemption for Law Enforcement Close to Governor's Desk; Michigan Senate Unanimously Passes Bill Regarding FGM and Parental Rights; Border District Dual Enrollment Expansion Continues Towards Final Passage; Senate Oversight Committee Approves Unemployment Compensation Reform Package. Read more…

November 17, 2017

This week: Beatification for Detroit's Fr. Solanus Casey Will Take Place 11/18; Governor Signs POST Measures Into Law; The Word from Lansing Column: Promoting a Respect for Life. 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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