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    September 13, 2019

    A young girl works on her exam at school

    Nonpublic Schools Maintain Strong Presence in Education Budget; REMINDER: Sign the Petition Drive to End Dismemberment Abortion; Marijuana Warning Label Bill Passes House with Bipartisan Support; Inmate Medicaid Coverage Resolution Approved by Full House; Forensic Science Commission Bill Reviewed by Senate Committee.

    September 6, 2019

    A man comforts an elderly woman in a wheelchair

    Lawmakers Greet Michigan Bishops at State Capitol Luncheon; Suicide Commission Bill Reported by House Committee; Abuse Prevention Discussion Continues in House; Full Senate to Consider Vulnerable Adult Package; House Committee Passes Inmate Medicaid Coverage Resolution.

    August 30, 2019

    An expectant mother and her husband smile while they both touch her belly

    Legislation Requiring Marijuana Warning Labels Clear House Committee; MCC Supports Bills That Protect Victims of Sexual Assault; Resolution Regarding Inmate Medicaid Coverage Considered.

    August 23, 2019

    A happy family poses for a picture on a trail through the forest

    Federal Court Begins Hearing Catholic Adoption Cases; The Word from Lansing: End Dismemberment Abortion; USCCB Expresses Deep Concern Over Public Charge Rule.

    August 2, 2019

    A mother holds her smiling daughter in a public park

    Enthusiasm for Dismemberment Petition Drive Continues; MCC and Coalition Urge Support of State EITC Boost; FOCUS: Catholic Charities—Uniting Children With Loving Homes; U.S. Bishops Oppose Decision re Federal Death Penalty.

    June 28, 2019

    Four Catholic schoolchildren smile while sharing a computer keyboard

    Support Needed for Dismemberment Abortion Petition; State Supreme Court to Consider Nonpublic School Mandate Case; "Pro-Life for the Whole Life" Conference 7/26–7/28.

    June 21, 2019

    A young girl gets ready to go down a slide at the park

    MCC Urges Support for Dismemberment Abortion Petition; House Overwhelmingly Approves Abuse Prevention Bills; Committee Considers Marijuana Health Warning Labels; Vulnerable Adult Protection Bill Continues Forward; The Word from Lansing: Clean & Affordable Water for All; House Committee Hears Testimony on "Microgrids"; July 26–28 Conference: "Pro-Life for the Whole Life".

    June 14, 2019

    MCC President and CEO Paul Long and Michigan Nonprofit Association President and CEO Donna Murray Brown stand next to a Be Counted Michigan 2020 banner at the State Capitol Building

    MCC Advocates for Low-Income Workers; State Budget Updates for 2019–2020; House Committee Reviews Vulnerable Adult Coercion Bill; MCC Named to Consensus Complete Count Committee; AMA Reaffirms Opposition to Assisted Suicide; 911 Bill Continues to Governor's Desk; USCCB Commends NIH Discontinuation of Fetal Tissue Research.

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