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.

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November 30, 2018

This week: MCC Applauds House Committee For Passing 'Raise the Age' Bills; School Safety Measures Clear Senate Education Committee; Senate Passes Measure to Retain Webcam Abortion Ban; Donor Privacy Measure Moves to House Committee; Wrongful Imprisonment Fix Now Before Full House; MCC Supports Legislation to Establish Forensic Science Commission. Read more…

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November 16, 2018

This week: ACTION NEEDED! Urge Adoption of "Raise the Age" Policies; U.S. Bishops Approve Pastoral Letter Against Racism; USCCB Applauds Cancellation of FDA Fetal Tissue Contract; The Word from Lansing: The Synod on Young People, Faith & Vocational Discernment. Read more…

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November 9, 2018

This week: Michiganders Choose New Leadership for State Government; State Voters Return Incumbent to U.S. Senate; Michigan Congressional Delegation Shifts to 7-7 Split; Proposal 1 Passes, Legalizes Recreational Marijuana in State; Redistricting and Voting Measures Widely Approved by Michigan Voters; Two New Members of the State Board of Education Chosen; One Incumbent, One Challenger Head to Michigan Supreme Court; Republicans Retain Control of Michigan Legislature, Democrats Gain Seats; "Lame Duck" Session Begins for Michigan Legislature. Read more…

A man casting his vote in a voting booth

November 2, 2018

This week: Why Vote on Tuesday, November 6?; Vote 'NO' on Proposal 1 and Legalized Recreational Marijuana; Issues to Consider Before Voting on Election Day; Read Informational Backgrounders on Statewide Proposals 2 and 3; Election Logistics: Polling Place, Sample Ballot, and More. Read more…

Election 2018: Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship. Learn more at micatholic.org

October 26, 2018

This week: Catholic Conference Continues to Urge Opposition to Legalized Marijuana; Election Website Offers Informational Resources on Ballot Proposals, Voting. Read more…

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October 19, 2018

This week: Appeals Court Issues Decision on Mandate Funding for Nonpublic Schools; On the Passing of Most Reverend Joseph Cistone of Saginaw; Election Resources Available at MCC Website. Read more…

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October 5, 2018

This week: Catholic Conference Launches Website for Election Resources, Information; MCC Urges 'No' Vote on Recreational Marijuana; Critical "Raise the Age" Discussion Continues; New Theme and Materials Available for Respect Life Month. Read more…

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September 21, 2018

This week: Dioceses Welcome Attorney General's Investigation, Pledge Cooperation; Stay Tuned for Advocacy on Critical "Raise the Age" Bills. Read more…

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September 14, 2018

This week: Objective Parole Bill Signed Into Law; Action Needed! Oppose the Use of Tax Dollars for Aborted Fetal Organs. Read more…

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September 7, 2018

This week: Newborn Safe Delivery Device Legislation Passes Senate Committee; Senate Committee Approves Objective Parole Bills; Michigan Legislature Approves Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Proposals. 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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