$134 Million in Executive Order Budget Cuts Approved; Conference Committee on Smoking Ban to Meet; Measure’s Future Uncertain.
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Lame Duck Session Awaits Executive Order Cuts; House Passes Juvenile Life Without Parole Sentencing Reforms; Smoking Ban Legislation Sent to Conference Committee.
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Clears Legislature; Protect Poor and Vulnerable in Energy Debate, Conference Urges Senate; Emergency Contraceptive Bill Headed to Senate.
House Committee Passes Troublesome Hospital Mandates.
Smokefree Michigan on the Horizon.
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.
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.