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.

    March 30, 2007

    Budget Deficit Worsening, State Could Be $1.1 Billion in Red By May; Speaker Dillon Releases Budget Fix Proposal; House Panel Addresses Prisoner Identification Problem; House Appropriations Committee OKs Executive Order.

    February 16, 2007

    Budget in Stalemate as GOP Rejects Executive Order; Legislation Introduced to Allow Second Parent Adoptions; Next Week’s Committee Hearings of Interest.

    January 12, 2007

    School Safety Bill Signed Into Law; MCC President Named to State Emergency Financial Advisory Panel; House Democrats Roll Out Restructured Committees; State of State Address Set for February 6.

    December 15, 2006

    Governor to Sign Welfare Reform Legislation; State to Award New Michigan Promise Scholarship; MCC to Seek Support for “Net Neutrality’; New Report Troubling for Michigan Children; Jack Kevorkian to be Paroled from Prison.

    December 1, 2006

    Bills Promoting Adult Stem Cells Moving Through Legislature; Legislature Again Seeking Limits on State Assistance Programs; 2007-2008 Legislative Leaders Elected.

    June 23, 2006

    MCC Calls for Religious Freedom in Child-Placement Services; “The Issues, The Candidates and Your Vote 2006’ Headed to Parishes; Conference Seeks Support for Foster Care Families.

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