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.

    March 24, 2017

    MCC Will Defend Education Mandate Funding; Take Action on State Mental and Behavioral Health Recommendations; The Word from Lansing Column: Promoting the Freedom to Serve Others; House Approves Bill to Defer & Dismiss Prostitution Charges for Trafficking Victims; Measures Addressing Charitable Gaming Discussed in House Committee; House Lawmakers Consider Own Version of Safe Delivery Update; U.S. Bishops Write U.S. House of Representatives on Health Care Reform.

    March 17, 2017

    Safe Delivery Law Update Passes Senate; Continues to Michigan House; Measure Introduced to Eliminate Prostitution Exemption; Share How Catholic Agencies Have Impacted Your Life; Happy St. Patrick's Day from MCC.

    March 10, 2017

    Have You Watched Our TV Commercials Yet?; Final Approval Close for Senate Criminal Justice Package; New Human Trafficking Measures Move Forward to Full House; Safe Delivery Law Update Returns to Michigan Legislature; U.S. Bishops Urge Consideration of Moral Criteria in Congressional Health Care Debate.

    March 3, 2017

    Freedom to Serve Campaign and Website Launched This Week; Nonpublic and Public Schools Rally Against Potential Shared Time Cut; Criminal Justice Package Continues to Full House.

    February 24, 2017

    Income Tax Legislation Defeated in Michigan House; U.S. Bishops Respond to Memoranda on Immigration Enforcement and Border Security; The Word from Lansing Column: A Blueprint for the Common Good.

    February 17, 2017

    Hundreds Join National and Statewide Speakers for MCC Human Trafficking Conference; House Tax Committee Passes Income Tax Rollback; Lawmakers Begin Work on State Budgets, Challenge Cap on Shared Time; USCCB Chairmen Call for Action on Religious Liberty Executive Order; 2017–2018 Advocacy Principles and 2015–2016 Advocacy Report Available Online.

    February 3, 2017

    ACTION ALERT: Religious Liberty Executive Order Under Consideration; Last Chance to Register for February 11th Human Trafficking Conference; U.S. Bishops Strongly Oppose Trump Executive Order on Refugee Admissions; Criminal Justice Measures Pass Michigan Senate; Continue to House.

    January 27, 2017

    44th Annual March for Life Held in Washington, D.C.; Detroit Students Celebrate School Choice; Catholic Schools Week Begins Sunday; REGISTER NOW for February Human Trafficking Conference in Lansing; President's Immigration Executive Orders Draw Catholic Rebuke; U.S. House Passes No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act; President Reestablishes Mexico City Policy; MCC Celebrates Ordination of Detroit's Two New Bishops; Criminal Justice Package Continues to Full Senate; House Legislative Committees Chosen for 2017–2018.

    January 20, 2017

    Register Now for From Darkness to Light: Human Trafficking and Our Response; Stand Up for Life This January; Vulnerable Adult Abuse, Sex Tourism, and Unemployment Fraud Bills Become Law; USCCB Calls on Congress to Preserve Gains in Healthcare Coverage, Protect Conscience Rights; Governor Snyder Presents 2017 State of the State Address; The Word from Lansing Column: 2017 — A Time to Reflect, a Time to Take Action; Donald Trump Becomes 45th President of the United States.

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