Lansing Update

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.

    July 2, 2010

    Issues addressed in this week’s Lansing Update include expanded shared time services that were included in the state’s K–12 School Aid Budget, and an update on the 2010–11 State of Michigan budget difficulties.

    April 23, 2010

    Senate Passes Human Embryo Research Transparency Bills; House Judiciary Committee Schedules Statute of Limitations Hearing for Next Week.

    December 11, 2009

    Workplace Smoking Ban to Go in Effect May 2010; Church to Continue Pursuit of Health Care Reform Legislation; Catholic Conference Urges Support for Statewide Public Defender System; Education Reforms Fly as Legislature Focuses on Federal Race to the Top Funding

    October 30, 2009

    USCCB Launches Massive Grassroots Health Care Reform Effort; Michigan Budget Finalized as Governor Signs Remaining Departmental Budgets; Senate Committee Takes Testimony on Embryo Research Transparency Legislation.

    October 9, 2009

    Senate Passes EITC Legislation, Efforts to Finalize 2009 State Budget Continue; MCC Statement on Appointment of Bishop-Elect Hebda to Diocese of Gaylord.

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