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.

    October 2, 2015

    Pope Francis’s U.S. Visit Provides Message of Hope; Abortion Coercion Legislation Continues to Michigan House; MCC Raises Concerns With Legislation Prohibiting Sanctuary Cities; MCC Opposes Legislation That Harms Energy Choice; New Justice Appointed to Michigan Supreme Court; Reminder: Respect Life Month Begins This Weekend.

    September 25, 2015

    Pope Francis Speaks Before Joint Session of Congress; Addresses United Nations; Michigan Celebrates Marriage Launches Two New Videos on Marriage; Submit Comments to Maintain Healthy Michigan Plan; Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Compensation Bill for Wrongful Imprisonment; MCC Supports Legislation Aimed at Abortion Coercion.

    September 18, 2015

    Legislation to Defund Planned Parenthood Passes U.S. House; For Upcoming Papal Visit, MCC Op/Ed Highlights Faith in Public Life; Follow Along with the Papal Visit and World Meeting of Families; Respect Life 2015 Message: “Every Life is Worth Living”.

    September 11, 2015

    Capitol Lawn Tickets Available for Pope Francis’s Address in DC on September 24; Shared Time Expansion Bills Now Before Michigan House; Patriot Day Remembers Lives Lost on September 11, 2001; New MCC FOCUS Available: Confronting Violence in Society; The Word from Lansing Column: Educational Choice, An Investment in Our Children; Labor Day Statement Emphasizes Importance of Work for Families; Follow Michigan Catholic Conference on Instagram.

    July 17, 2015

    Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Seeking Waiver for Healthy Michigan Plan; New Website Launched on Preserving the Earned Income Tax Credit; Every Child Achieves Act Passed by U.S. Senate; Pope Speaks on Common Good, Need for Active Dialogue in Society.

    July 10, 2015

    Two New Videos Celebrating Marriage Available at Michigan Celebrates Marriage Website; U.S. House of Representatives Passes Student Success Act.

    June 12, 2015

    MCC Applauds Signing of Faith-Based Adoption Bills by the Governor; MCC Disappointed in House Passage of Bill Eliminating the State EITC; Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Religious Censorship in Historical Instruction; Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Legislation Continues to House.

    June 5, 2015

    MCC Testifies on Behalf of EITC, Action Needed to Protect This Vital Anti-Poverty Tool; Michigan Legislature Approves Final Budget Proposals, Now Await Governor’s Signature; Expanded Shared Time Services Bill Continues to Full Michigan House.

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