MCC supported policies this week that ranged from improving foster care education, to protecting mobile home residents from unjust rent increases, to improving access to driver’s licenses. Plus, gun legislation backed by MCC has now taken effect in Michigan, but work remains to promote awareness of gun safety and prevent the loss of life. Read more in this week’s Lansing Update.
In the Governor’s budget announced this week, MCC took note of a number of funding increases for programs that help the most poor and vulnerable, while also expressing concern over cuts to funds nonpublic schools had previously been granted. Read more about the start of the conversation for the next state budget in this week’s Lansing Update.
MCC took the opportunity to urge policymakers to keep families in mind as the Governor delivered policy proposals in her State of the State address this week. To find out more about what family-first policies that MCC is pushing for adoption, read this week’s Lansing Update.
This week is an important one when it comes to advocating for human life and education, with the March for Life taking place today and National School Choice Week happening next week. Read more, including news about a possible increase to the federal Child Tax Credit, in this week’s Lansing Update.
As the calendar turns, the Michigan Legislature is preparing to return to regular session. Read this week’s Lansing Update for a preview of possible upcoming policy issues that MCC will be monitoring this year.