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.

    May 6, 2011

    House Committee Moves 48-Month Lifetime Limit for State Assistance; House Passes Fiscal Year 2012 Budgets; Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Anti-Bullying Legislation.

    April 29, 2011

    Scaled-Back Earned Income Tax Credit Included in Tax Bill Rewrite; Universities Required to Report on Embryo Research Under High Ed Bill; Update on Human Services Budget.

    April 21, 2011

    Governor’s Tax Plan Modified to Include Partial Restoration of EITC; Senate Human Services Budget Passes Out of Appropriations Committee.

    April 15, 2011

    Michigan Bishops Urge Greater Attention to Poor and Vulnerable in State Budget Debate; Catholic Conference Calls DHS Budget Recommendations “Unacceptable”.

    March 25, 2011

    MCC Urges Tax Policy Committee to Retain State EITC; Conference Supports Continued Assistance Programs in DHS Budget; Action Alert! Support For D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program Needed.

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